The Lake Today Education


Co-Mo gives out $26,000 in college scholarships

Co-Mo Electric Cooperative members who donated money through the Operation Round Up program are helping pay for 26 local students to attend college.

Columbia College awards Westling Scholarship to local student

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks student Joshua Boze, Abilene, Kansas, was recently awarded a $750 scholarship from Columbia College in honor of Frank S. Westling.

MCR2 seeks to fill vacancy on school board

Due to a vacancy on the Morgan County R-II School Board, “letters of interest” are being requested by the remaining MCR2 board members from any person residing within the district who would like to be considered for the vacant seat.

MCR2 students attend 'Lead On!' state youth summit

Two Versailles high school students attended a state youth summit last month to learn more about leadership skills.

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MCR2 holds groundbreaking ceremony for new Performing Arts Center and FEMA Safe Room

Morgan County R-2 Schools held an official groundbreaking ceremony for the soon-to-be constructed Performing Arts Center and FEMA Safe Room.

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Search for creative outlet sparks summer art camp

Amazing Kids From Big Canoe Country Art Club sees success in first year

For five weeks during June, bout 20 to 30 other Lake Area children were able to learn about Native American culture and art, create fun, educational pieces and explore their own creativity through this innovative, free program.

Deadline July 10 to sign up for 2015 Back-to-School Health Fair in Morgan County

The Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition in Stover will hold its 15th Annual Morgan County Back-to-School Health Fair Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Morgan County R-II school in Versailles.

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ECC students attend national conference

Twelve Eldon Career Center high school students competed at the National SkillsUSA conference in Louisville last month.

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OMS hosted bus driving competition

School of the Osage Middle School welcomed Missouri bus drivers to their campus last week to participate in a skill-driven competition.

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Eldon Middle School gym gets facelift

School has only been out for less than a month, but already the summer of 2015 has been one of renovation and rebuilding for the Eldon School District.

4-H camps offer unique experience for Lake Area children

The University of Missouri Extension Office is offering its annual summer camp in July at Lake of the Ozarks where campers enjoy nature, exploring, adventure and outdoor activity in an educational unplugged environment.

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Tuscumbia student honored with 2015 Young Naturalist Award

One of the 12 Young Naturalist Awards winners included freshman William Blanton of Tuscumbia High School, who discovered calcifying bacteria on speleothems found in a natural cave and on artificial surfaces.

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Embark on a harmonious journey during Shawn C & The Magic of Music Tuesday

Enjoy 60 minutes of musical mayhem during the Shawn C & The Magic of Music event, hosted by the Camden County Library Summer Reading Program, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16 at the Camdenton Little Theatre.

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LOCC awards area students scholarships

The Lake of the Ozarks Corvette Club (LOCC) awarded a scholarship a student at the Eldon Career Center May 5 and two students at Lake Career and Technical Center in Camdenton May 7.

Local artist to teach art classes at State Fair

Mary Andeline, a highly respected local artist from Sunrise Beach, is offering art classes this summer at the State Fair Community College campus at Osage Beach.