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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:13pm

Southeast Missouri State University understands how much support a new college student needs, from finances to academic support to personal well-being. These are things we do well.

We believe in your access to education so much, we’ve:

Expanded our test optional admissions as well as the number of scholarships availableRedesigned our scholarship program to offer more students aid and created scholarships that increase in value year after yearCreated an office of college planning to give you one-on-one help in navigating the college admissions process

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 6:04pm

With many area schools starting the year virtually, many of you setting up a dedicated work area for your kids. Some of you are going above and beyond to make it stylish, too (and if you haven’t wrapped your head around all this, that’s OK, too). But if you have a great study space, we’d love to see your photos and possibly interview you for an upcoming story in our Features sections.

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Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 6:04pm

If things go as planned, the state of Missouri will crown high school football state champions in the fall and the spring.

Same for boys soccer, girls volleyball and any other traditional fall sport.

On Thursday, the Missouri State High School Activities Association announced its board of directors met virtually and approved a plan to allow traditional fall sports to compete in a modified spring season should those fall sports not begin or finish their season due to decisions by local school districts and health departments in regards to the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 6:04pm

Each year before the first day of school, substitute teacher David Robinette typically has 25 to 30 working days already booked on his calendar.

In this year of the pandemic, he has two.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 6:04pm

St. Louis County public schools have set Aug. 24 as the target date to begin fall sports practices, according to announcements by the Parkway and Rockwood school districts.

“Working with other member school districts in the St. Louis Suburban Public High School Athletic and Activities Association, we have developed plans for fall activities and athletics,” read the Parkway statement.

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