7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Regular Board of Education Meeting
John Baker, third grade teacher at High Ridge Elementary, recently had his head shaved in front of the entire school. While this may not sound like that big of a deal, it is. His head was shaved as a fundraiser for one of his students who is currently battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Murphy Elementary School in the Northwest R-I School District has been named the winner for the state of Missouri in the Scholastic “Read-A-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge.” Sixty-nine students at the school who participated in the challenge read for 98,684 minutes, more than any other participating school in the state. Twenty-seven of the students read 1,800 minutes or more.
Northwest High School is one of 35 schools nationwide to participate in the country’s expanded teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program during the month of November.