State decrees: ‘All high school juniors will take the ACT’

In 2014, two Rockwood high schools (Marquette and Lafayette) and two Parkway high schools (West and South) were listed in the top 10 of Best High Schools in Missouri by U.S. News & World Report. Performance on state assessment tests like the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) and the American College Testing (ACT) exam make up a large part of the ranking criteria.

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Thomas Sowell – The Iran ‘Agreement’ Charade

Thomas Sowell

By abandoning virtually all its demands for serious restrictions on Iran's nuclear bomb program, the Obama administration has apparently achieved the semblance of a preliminary introduction to the beginning of a tentative framework for a possible hope of an eventual agreement with Iran.

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Cajun and Pub Grub makes Bone’s French Quarter a local favorite

Mardi Gras is over – but don’t tell the patrons at Bone’s French Quarter, where its Mardi Gras atmosphere, good food and cold drinks keep the good times rolling all year long. Master of ceremonies is Bone’s French Quarter owner Brian Armstrong, who, over the last year, has given the menu a stronger Cajun accent.

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2015 High School Boys Tennis Preview

MICDS won the Class 1 state tennis championship last spring and coach Patrick Huewe has five starters and four state qualifiers back this season. The Rams will be led by Tyler Raclin, who finished second in the state singles competition.

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