New requirements added to A+ program

Students participating in the A+ program this year will now have to achieve an ACT math subscore of 17 or higher to qualify for immediate benefits. The new requirement set by the Missouri Department of Higher Education will go into effect for the 2014-2015 school year. The Fort Zumwalt Board of Education was presented with the new requirements to the ...

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Business: SCCC cashier receives Recognition of Service Excellence award

PEOPLE Dr. Jerell J. Wilson has opened Wilson Family Dental at 1811 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles. A graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Dr. Wilson offers a full range of both comprehensive general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services. Office hours for Wilson Family Dental, which may be reached at 947-1800, are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ...

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STAR students honored

Fort Zumwalt West High senior Saivaroon Gajagowni has been named a 2014 winner of the LMI Aerospace Inc. Award for Excellence in Research for his work this summer as part of the University of Missouri-St. Louis Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program. Gajagowni, along with West High senior Amanda Blythe, and Fort Zumwalt South High senior Aishwarya Mogulothu, ...

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Klein wants to build Marquette football program step by step

Marquette coach Matt Klein picked up the first win in his Mustangs career and he hopes for many more to come as he builds the program. Klein, who was hired from Knob Noster in mid-Missouri, has the Mustangs off to a 1-1 start. Marquette dropped the season opener at home 31-7 to a strong Ritenour squad. However, Marquette bounced back ...

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St. Peters alderman to draft bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors

St. Peters may be moving to ban the purchase of electronic cigarettes by minors and forbid them from entering so-called “vapor lounges” where they can be smoked. The city’s Board of Aldermen approved a motion by Alderman Patrick Barclay (Ward 4) during a work session on Aug. 14 authorizing him to draft a bill with the bans. The bill is ...

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Bravo, Thomas Sowell

To The Editor: Bravo to Thomas Sowell for taking on the DeBlasio left. My wife and I are both graduates of New York City magnet schools. She graduated from what is now the LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts. I graduated from the Bronx High School of Science. It is of interest as to how the liberal left ...

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Banning bullets

To the Editor: Edward James Logue, my great-grand uncle, was shot and killed in the Spanish American War, along with 236 other soldiers who died in battle; another 3,000 lost their lives to malaria. Bullets were a minor problem during the Spanish American War. In 1947, the United States successfully set out to eradicate malaria using DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane). In 1972, ...

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Girl Scouts FIRST Robotic program receives funding from Monsanto

Monsanto Fund provided a grant of $25,000 to support Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri’s FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics programs in 2014-15. Girl Scouts FIRST Robotics is a mentor-based program designed to cultivate interest in STEM fields, where girls will learn valuable life and employment skills by learning how to become leaders, creating ideas, solving ...

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Chaminade’s Tatum rated tops in the nation

Chaminade’s Jayson Tatum has been rated the No. 1 basketball player in the junior class in the nation by scout.com. The 6-foot-9 guard has offers to play at Kentucky, Duke, Florida, North Carolina and any other school with a scholarship to offer. He spent his summer not just playing basketball, but playing basketball for his country and traveling to Dubai, ...

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