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NKC Hospital Announces March and April Events

EXERCISE AND AGING: MEDICINE FOR EVERYONE LUNCH AND LEARN Friday, March 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. North Kansas City YMCA; 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116 Regular exercise is healthy for our hearts, but it can also help us grow older gracefully. Join Samantha Fawcett, MD …

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Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway Announces Expansion of Missouri Higher Education Audits

Missouri State Auditor

Audits to examine students’ access to college, along with administrative and financial practices in state colleges and universities JEFFERSON CITY, MO-  Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced the start of two additional audits of Missouri higher education. The audits will examine affordability in all state-funded universities, and the administration …

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Best Buddies Program at Park Hill High Creates Friendship Opportunities for All

Best Buddies International Park Hill High School

Best Buddies is a new after school extracurricular program at Park Hill High School this year. The program is a local extension of the Best Buddies International organization. According to their website, Best Buddies is “dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment …

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Scholarship opportunities for Missouri students pursuing insurance industry careers

Deadline to apply is March 31 Jefferson City, Mo – The Missouri Department of Insurance reminds high school seniors and college students, who are Missouri residents, to apply for Missouri Insurance Education Foundation (MIEF) scholarships. The deadline is March 31. Four $1,500 scholarships are awarded to graduating high school seniors …

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Students, Teacher Win Aspiration in Computing Awards

Three Staley High School students have been recognized by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) in the Award for Aspirations in Computing program. Miranda Haryo-Putri and Abby Klein are award winners, and Jenna Whitehead is a runner-up. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing builds a talent pool …

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Orchestra Students, Graphic Design Students, and KCP&L Recognized for Extraordinary Educational Experiences

North Kansas City School District

Every North Kansas City School District School Board meeting begins with recognition of students and community members of the North Kansas City School District. At the Thursday, January 14, 2016 the Board recognized all-state orchestra and band students, students from the Winnetonka graphics design class for their work for the …

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Governor Jay Nixon: Missouri High School Graduation Rate Ranks in Top 10

Jefferson City, MO – Gov. Jay Nixon today applauded new data from the U.S. Department of Education showing that Missouri’s 4-year high school graduation rate increased to 87.3 percent in 2013/2014 from 85.7 percent in 2012/2013.  Missouri’s graduation rate is significantly above the national average of 82.3 and ranks in the top 10 in …

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Former North Kansas City School District Teacher Becomes Moberly Superintendent

The Moberly Board of Education on Friday morning announced the selection of Dr. Matthew S. Miller as the district’s new superintendent. During a meeting held on Tuesday, December 15th the board voted 7-0 to employ Dr. Miller as superintendent, effective July 1, 2016. Read more…

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