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Teachers awarded for excellence

More than 100 local educators were recognized by Emerson’s 31st annual Excellence in Teaching Awards program. The award recognizes classroom instructors, selected by their schools’ administrators, for their accomplishments and dedication to their students and the teaching profession.

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Rockwood plans for student equity, opportunity and access

The Way Forward

Executive Director of Student Services Dr. Terry Harris and Director of Education Equity and Diversity Brittany Hogan recently collaborated with Superintendent Dr. Mark Miles and staff around the district to create “The Beloved Community: Rockwood’s Path to Equity, Opportunity, and Access.”

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Student launches eSports program at Marquette

Marquette eSports logo

More than two dozen Marquette High students are now part of a competitive eSports program that was launched recently – the eMustangs. (Source: rsdmo.org) Rohith Velmurugan, a Marquette junior who founded the club and serves as the student manager, schedules practices for each team and observes their games. “Marquette eSports club is a great way to showcase your talent in gaming and gives a great purpose to start gaming and get better at it,” Velmurugan said. “It provides members an opportunity to interact with friends and develop STEM skills.” Marquette teacher and club sponsor Dr. Robin Lady explained that eSports ...

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Rockwood teacher combines science with language arts

Allison Seitz

LaSalle Springs Middle language arts teacher Allison Seitz is among five educators internationally to earn an Education Innovation Award from nonprofit organization Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs, Inc. dedicated to teaching about ocean conservation issues.

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Rockwood students ace ACTs

Marquette High seniors Grant Hays and Robert Zhang and junior Sujay Vadderaju and Rockwood Summit High junior Michael Serrano all scored a perfect 36.

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