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Back to School Family Festival at Washington High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

WASHINGTON, Mo. - The Back to School Family Festival will be held on August 17, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Washington High School. The purpose of ...

Students to Head Back To School | County  The Missourian

Summer is quickly coming to a close and that means the start of school is right around the corner.

Threat Leads to Lockout at Washington High School  The Missourian

A 15-year-old Washington High School student was taken into custody Thursday morning for leaving a threat in a bathroom stall at the school.

Washington High School evacuated after threatening comment found on restroom wall

WASHINGTON, Mo. ( -- Washington High School was evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to a threatening comment found written on a restroom ...

Blog: Mural fight shows liberals can be destructive fools, too  Glens Falls Post-Star

The fight over beautiful murals at George Washington high school in San Francisco is a good lesson for those of us currently and frequently appalled by the ...

Washington High School student in custody after threat found in bathroom

A teenage student is in custody after a threat was found at Washington High School Thursday morning.

Editorial: Don't whitewash Washington mural, history  Quad-Cities Online

A 13-panel mural painted eight decades ago at San Francisco's George Washington High School has emerged as the latest flashpoint in our nation's continuing ...

Hit songwriter-singer Jill Colucci returns home to Massillon for concert  Canton Repository

When she was just 5, Jill Colucci sang on Cleveland's TV talent showcase "The Gene Carroll" show, launching an extensive musical career that remains active ...

UPDATE: WHS Evacuated Wednesday Following Threat  The Missourian

Washington High School was evacuated Wednesday and students were released early following a threat scrawled in a bathroom stall.

High School Evacuated After Threat — Message in Bathroom Stall  The Missourian

A threatening message written on a bathroom stall prompted the evacuation of Washington High School Wednesday afternoon.

WHS Placed on Lockdown | Public Announcements  The Missourian

The Washington School District said Washington High School was placed on lockdown Thursday morning as a precaution. The high school will be released as ...

14-year-old taken into custody after bomb threat found on note in Washington High School bathroom

The 14-year-old student admitted her involvement in writing the note.

16-year-old arrested for making bomb threat at Washington High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. - A 16-year-old was taken into custody Tuesday for allegedly making a bomb threat against Washington High School. The threat was ...

Threats at WHS To Be Reviewed | Washington  The Missourian

Police will meet with school officials over the summer break to determine how to address possible future threats by students at Washington High School.

WHS Teen Arrested For Threat — Second This Year  The Missourian

To narrow down the suspects from a May 6 bomb threat at Washington High School, investigators again reviewed surveillance footage from school hallways.

Black leaders support preserving controversial mural | Entertainment  Sioux City Journal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of prominent African American leaders in San Francisco want to preserve a controversial mural displayed in a public high ...

Washington Police Investigate Burglary at High School | Crime  The Missourian

Washington police are investigating a break-in and vandalism at Washington High School.

Police to Seek Restitution — Following Bomb Threat Investigation  The Missourian

Authorities say they will pursue charges against anyone responsible in the bomb threat at Washington High School Wednesday.

Jefferson City tornado: Missouri high school track and field championships relocated  Springfield News-Leader

MSHSAA announced Thursday morning that the Class 3, 4 and 5 state high school track and field championships that were to be played in Jefferson City have ...

Missouri Class 3-4-5 Championship Schedule Updates  MileSplit

Missouri\'s Class 3-4-5 State Track and Field Championships have been temporarily suspended due to a tornado that ravagedJefferson City on Wednesday.

Obituary: Terry Emerson Scott (8/20/19)  Greene County Daily World

Terry Emerson Scott, 69 of Newberry, born March 27, 1950 passed away at his residence in Washington early last week. Terry moved to Washington as a ...

Arrest Teen In WHS Bomb Threat Case — Juvenile Court Reviewing  The Missourian

The Franklin County Juvenile Office will determine if a 16-year-old Washington girl who admitted to writing a bomb threat on a school bathroom stall will be tried ...

Play Focuses on German Abolitionists of Missouri — July 21 at Washington High School  The Missourian

Gitana Productions will present “An Amazing Story: German Abolitionists of Missouri,” an original play inspired by the amazing stories of German immigrants ...

Readers Will 'Wolf' Down This Pageturner — Acclaimed Mystery Writer Will Speak at Washington Public Library August 27  The Missourian

She's kind of a big deal — this Laura McHugh. The Columbia, Mo., author is a triple-crown winner with the August publication of “The Wolf Wants In,” her third ...

Dana A. Batt | Obituaries  Napa Valley Register

1956—2019. Dana was born to James “Jim” and Patricia “Pat” Ingram in Lodi, California in September 1956. There is some debate about whether the actual ...

WHS Deals With Threat — Third Since February | Washington  The Missourian

A third threat in as many months sent Washington High School into lockout the final day of class.

Band Festival Saturday | Washington  The Missourian

Thirty-one schools and about 2200 students will compete this Saturday in the 50th annual Washington Marching Band Festival.

Washington, Borgia, Union Win Individual Titles at Class 4 State Track at WHS  The Missourian

Being able to stay close to home for the MSHSAA Class 4 Championships Saturday, locals schools were able to capitalize.

School District Begins Search for Principal - At Washington Middle School  The Missourian

The Washington School District has begun a search for a new middle school principal to begin in August 2019.

Ranking Update: Keon Johnson a consensus five-star prospect  247Sports

When Tennessee basketball added a commitment from shooting guard Keon Johnson, pairing him in the 2020 class with four-star small forward Corey Walker, ...

Washington's Music Man | Senior Lifetimes  The Missourian

Several years ago Gene Hunt was camping in Champaign, Ill., when his cellphone rang around 10 a.m. It was a former student calling out of the blue, one from ...

USS Missouri Crew Visits NJROTC Cadets — At Washington High School  The Missourian

Cmdr. George Howell, the commanding officer of the USS Missouri (SSN 780), a submarine stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, along with members of his crew, ...

Sports Record Display to Be Constructed — Near WHS Football Stadium  The Missourian

Outstanding team and individual sports achievement at Washington High School will soon be showcased in a new display near the football stadium.

Washington Pool Will Open Saturday — New Amenities for Guests  The Missourian

The Agnes Nolting Aquatics Complex, set to open this Saturday, May 25, at 12:30 p.m., will offer new amenities this season.

Washington 19, Warrenton 14 | High School Football

Washington's Luke Kroeter wraps up Warrenton's Sam Toenges during a football game on Friday, September 7, 2018, at Washington High School in ...

Union Schools Still on Lock Out, Will Handle Dismissal as Usual  The Missourian

*Update from Union R-XI School District*. Update #2: All students and staff are safe. Thank you again for your help to ensure student and staff safety. At this time ...

Council Renews School Resource Officer Contract — With Washington School District  The Missourian

An agreement between the city and Washington School District to supply officers at campuses was renewed Monday night.

Washington NJROTC Holds Fourth Military Ball — Two Scholarships Awarded  The Missourian

The Washington NJROTC hosted its fourth military ball Saturday night, Feb. 2, at the KC Hall in Washington.

Washington Missouri school district closes after off-campus incident with employee  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

WASHINGTON, Mo. - The School District of Washington, Mo. is closed due to a situation that is currently being investigated by the Washington Police ...

Washington High School Class of 2018  The Missourian

Washington High School presented diplomas to approximately 320 seniors Friday night, May 18, at commencement. The WHS Class of 2018 is as follows:.

Police: Drunk teen stole car from Washington High School, crashed it

A 19-year-old is accused of stealing a car from the Washington High School parking lot while drunk earlier in the week.

New Disc Golf Park Gets Financial Boost — With $5000 Donation  The Missourian

Washington High School graduate John Burger recently donated a $5000 check to the Burger Park fund to help with benches and signage for the ...

Video replay: Highway 47 Bridge demolition in Washington, Missouri  KPLR 11 St. Louis

WASHINGTON, Mo. – The residents of Washington, Missouri heard a loud boom Thursday morning. The old Highway 47 Bridge came tumbling down after ...

Coffee shop brews up opportunity for students with special needs

WASHINGTON, Mo. — For some people in Washington, Missouri, the day begins with the perfect blend. Welcome to the Cocoa Cafe, where they put the 'good' ...

District in Talks With Architect — To Design New Elementary School  The Missourian

In another step toward seeking a bond issue for construction of a new elementary school, the Washington School Board Wednesday night authorized the ...

Roundup: Borgia improves to 3-0 by rolling past Tolton

The Borgia Knights used the Tyler-to-Tyler connection to kick-start their way to a 49-21 win over Tolton in an AAA Division I football contest in Washington on ...

Washington School District Holds End-of-Year Assembly For All Teachers, Staff  The Missourian

Washington School District Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer thanked teachers and staff for their hard work at the annual end-of-the-year assembly, held ...

161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Transgender bathroom battle brews at Washington High School

WASHINGTON, MO (KTVI) - A bathroom battle is brewing in Franklin County. Some parents said Monday that Washington High School should have done more ...

Missouri River in Washington May 3rd at 7am  The Missourian

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Hep A Outbreak Growing | County  The Missourian

Health officials are reporting five new hepatitis A cases in Franklin County in the past three days, bringing the total to 30 since January.

Student in custody after threat at St. Charles County high school  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

O'Fallon, Mo. —A high school student is in juvenile custody after threatening fellow students in O'Fallon, Missouri. Authorities put a stop to the threat in the ...

Washington High School Announces Graduates  The Missourian

Washington High School held its commencement Friday, May 20. Here is a list of graduates.

Area Officials Attend New Bridge Opening — Want Focus Now on Flooding  The Missourian

Saturday's bridge grand opening was cause for celebration for residents on both sides of the Missouri River.

Lause to Step Down as Junior High Principal; District Now Accepting Applications  The Missourian

St. Clair Junior High will have a new principal starting next school year as current Principal Eric Lause is leaving for another position.

WHS Graduates Earn Over $1 Million in Scholarships  The Missourian

The Washington High School Class of 2018 earned over $1 million in scholarships. Graduates and the scholarships earned are as follows: Jonathan Amlong ...

Historic Roettger Building Purchased — New Owners to Create Loft on Third Floor  The Missourian

Three longtime Washington friends recently bought the historic circa-1853 August Roettger building at 120 W. Front St. in Downtown Washington as “something ...

Highway 47 Bridge Scrap Recovery April 12. 2019 | Bridge  The Missourian

Crews from Marschel Wrecking worked Friday morning, April 12, 2019 recovering pieces of the historic 1936 Highway 47 Bridge from the Missouri River in ...

Former Little League star Mone Davis prepares for college, softball and a media career  Morton Times-News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mo'ne Davis stepped into the marble hallways of the Library of Congress on Thursday night and gave little thought to her place in ...

Washington community rallies around high school student battling cancer

Within city limits, a cross-town rivalry runs deep. St. Francis Borgia Regional High School and Washington high school compete in nearly everything.

WHS Marching Band To Get New Uniforms — District, Boosters, Athletic Department to Split Cost  The Missourian

The Washington High School marching band will have a new look next fall after the school board approved the purchase of uniforms.

Two students shot at Washington high school, sheriff’s office says  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

GRAHAM, Wash. -- Two students were shot outside a Washington state high school on Tuesday and Pierce County sheriff's deputies said they're looking for ...

Washington High Student Wins Weekly News Quiz | Missourian In Education  The Missourian

Congratulations to Steven D., a 10th-grade student at Washington High School, for winning this week's News Quiz. Steven wins a $15 gift card to Imo's Pizza in ...

Washington Custodian Bought Guns, Ammo Before Arrest Classes Canceled Thursday  The Missourian

The Washington School District was closed Thursday after a school custodian allegedly tried to buy a gun and ammunition while warning of “a lot of shooting.”

High school track and field: Thunderbirds' Lewis wins Class 3 state title in shot put  Fulton Sun

COLUMBIA — Paden Lewis came close in one event. He left no doubt in the other. The North Callaway senior punctuated his high school career by decisively ...

Classroom to Careers program coming to Washington High School  KELOLAND TV

This fall, Classroom to Careers will give Washington High School students the chance to earn dual credits for free.

County Agencies Prepare For Weekend Flooding — Focus on Missouri River  The Missourian

With rain in the forecast for the next few days and river levels already above flood stage, county emergency management (EMA) and highway department staff ...

San Francisco school will cover up a mural depicting slaves and dead Native Americans  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

When Amy Anderson and her son walked into George Washington High School years ago they felt a gut-wrenching reaction, coming face to face with a larger ...

Armed teen's Snapchat post in WA puts school in MO on lockdown

A social media post went viral Monday morning, spreading fear in Washington, Missouri, and forcing police and the school district to issue a lock-in at the local ...

Monett's Kaesha George successfully defends Class 4 javelin title  Joplin Globe

WASHINGTON, Mo. — A year ago, Monett's Kaesha George won her first prep state title in the javelin with a state-record throw of 138 feet, 11 inches.

Washington Man Accused Of Assaulting Jogger | Crime  The Missourian

A Washington man allegedly groped a female jogger and attempted to pull down her pants last week.

Ray Steinhoff Retires at New Haven | Sports  The Missourian

Ray Steinhoff never imagined 39 years ago that he would spend his entire career in one school district.

Mehlville High students charged with threatening gun violence at school  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Two students at Mehlville High School were charged Wednesday for allegedly threatening gun violence on campus. According to a ...

WHS Graduation Moved Indoors, Possible Road Closures | County  The Missourian

Washington public school officials say graduation still will be Thursday but will be held in the school gymnasium.

Washington High School Student Gets Unique Opportunity  KELOLAND TV

Learning to play an instrument can take years of practice. For one Sioux Falls student, his hard work is paying off.

Design for New School Discussed | Education  The Missourian

Washington School District officials met this week with their architects to discuss exterior finishes for the new school to replace South Point Elementary.

Secor to Be New Middle School Assistant Principal  The Missourian

Stacey Secor has been named the new assistant principal at Washington Middle School.

Meet the 2019 Washington Town and Country Fair Queen Contestants  The Missourian

Video of the 2019 Washington Town and Country Fair Queen Contestants announcing their sponsors, and what they most look forward to at this years fair!

Board Gives Nod to Split JCPenney Lot — For Panda Express  The Missourian

The Washington Planning and Zoning Commission Monday recommended the city council approve a request to resubdivide the property where JCPenney is ...

UPDATE: Track and Field championships moved from Jeff City. Press box roof gone at Adkins Stadium

The Class 3 Track and Field Championships will take place at Mizzou. The Class 4 Championships at Washington High School Class 5 at Battle High School in ...

'Every One of Them Has My Back' | Feature Stories  The Missourian

Paige Babbs has never wanted to be a wrestler herself, but she has a love for the sport that runs deep.

'A big loss': Kevin Brown dead at 50 | High School Basketball  The Pantagraph

WASHINGTON — Intense. Demanding. Passionate. Those who knew Kevin Brown best used those words to describe the Washington High School basketball ...

Washington University Thurtene Carnival kicks off this weekend  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Washington University has scheduled to hosts its annual Thurtene Carnival starting this weekend. The carnival is the largest student-run ...

New Contract For VanLeer — Washington School District Superintendent Since 2009  The Missourian

The Washington School Board has approved a one-year contract extension for Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer.

Former Washington Officer Pleads Guilty in Federal Court  The Missourian

A former Washington police lieutenant pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to stealing funds from the group that oversees Explorer Scout training.

Post 218 Junior Legion Team Rebuilds for 2019 | Sports  The Missourian

After finishing third in the Missouri Junior Legion State Tournament last season, the Washington Post 218 Junior Legion team is looking for more this summer.

Driftwood in Washington Under New Ownership — Live Music to Continue  The Missourian

When Tony Franklin and his fiancee Erica Moore heard that Driftwood in Washington was for sale they didn't hesitate to make a bid.

Highway 47 Closed in Warren County | Public Announcements  The Missourian

Highway 47 between East Highway 94 and Highway D in Warren County is closed due to the flooding of the Missouri River.

Port Washington principal apologizes after Jalen Johnson taunted during game

PORT WASHINGTON — The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed ...

Missouri River Crests in Washington | Washington  The Missourian

The first Missouri River flood crest of 2019 has happened in Downtown Washington.

VIDEO: Historic 1936 Highway 47 Bridge Blown Up Into Missouri River  The Missourian

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The hidden heroes of the civil rights movement  Washington Post

On June 19, African Americans across the United States will celebrate Juneteenth, the day in 1865 that marked the end of slavery in Texas, and with it, the ...

Washington High School's Reynolds embraces opportunities on and off the hardwood  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — Mila Reynolds sees the game of basketball as an opportunity.

Pipe bomb discovered on Highway 21 in Washington County  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. – Highway 21 reopened Friday evening after the St. Louis Regional Bomb Squad removed a pipe bomb along the road.

Washington Riverfront Closed to Motorist, Foot Traffic Open  The Missourian

Due to continued rising water, the Washington Riverfront has been closed to motorist. Foot traffic remains open. Use caution around flood waters.

2 high school students charged with threatening violence  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

MEHLVILLE, Mo. – Two suburban St. Louis students have been charged with threatening violence at their high school. Charges say 18-year-old Clara Hulsey ...

Developer Seeks Annexation — For New Apartment Complex | Washington  The Missourian

An annexation request for 19.5 acres just west of Washington was given the green light by the city's planning commission Monday.

District Holds Closing Ceremony for All Staff - Special Awards Presented  The Missourian

Washington School District officials thanked teachers and staff for their hard work and dedication to students at the annual end-of-the-year assembly, held last ...

City Council Approves Final Plat for Panda Express  The Missourian

The Washington City Council gave the nod Monday night to a final plat for property where a Panda Express restaurant is proposed.

Crull wins 800-meter run state title for Helias  Jefferson City News Tribune

Jack Crull of Helias didn't reach his goal in his favorite race. He more than made up for it in his next one. Crull, a junior, won the title in the 800-meter run ...

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