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Bulletin Board: Lessons in playing hard, working harder

Lessons in playing hard, working harder Players from the Maryville University women’s basketball team took time out of their day to volunteer at Kehrs Mill Elementary in the Rockwood School District on Sept. 22. Coach Chris Ellis said it was a great opportunity for both his players and the students. “It is really the best of both worlds,” Ellis said. “The players get to show the game they love to students, and they get to stress the importance of academics. It’s not one or the other. You can do both and be successful!” The players, who included some Rockwood alumni, ...

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Parkway pledges more sensitivity to Jewish, other religious holidays

Parkway School District officials are pledging more sensitivity to Jewish and other minority religious holidays after some parents, during public comment at the Sept. 30 Board of Education meeting, criticized the district for an incident at Parkway West High School during Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

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Up, up and away

The 630 students at Parkway Southwest Middle got an up-close-and-personal lesson in humidity, pressure and flight velocity recently when they launched a high altitude balloon to support their near-space and experimental design curriculum.

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