On May 15, students at Camdenton Oak Ridge Intermediate savored a salad mix with the freshest ingredients during lunch. However, these healthy salads were particularly special because the students enjoyed the “fruits of their labor” as the produce came from the very vegetables they grew as part of the “Eating From the Garden” program with University of Missouri Extension – Camden County.
The Eldon Career Center will have an Open House at the home the students in the Building Trades Program constructed and have available for purchase. The Open House will be from 3:30-6 p.m. today at the construction site located at 1201 South Maple St. in Eldon, which is directly behind Paul’s Supermarket.
A group of seven State Fair Community College (SFCC) students preparing for graduation are also looking with pride on the near completion of a project they took on almost two years ago. The students are part of a larger group who earned 1,000 hours of college credit piecing back together the historic Camp Pin Oak dining lodge in Lake of the Ozarks State Park.
Series highlights Columbia College-LOTO teachers Dempsey Hamner and Shirley Watkins
This is the second in the a three-part series talking with eight different Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks professors that have utilized their own past careers and attained life skills to better education for the community’s future leaders. Enjoy this insight to the Lake Area’s teachers’ stories and their pursuit of quality education.
Columbia College – Lake of the Ozarks students – Cathi Cook, Linn Creek, Karen Hogan, Cameron, Kayla Little, Eldon, Tim Shull, Rocky Mount, Ricky Sutton, Camdenton, Amber Visser, Iberia, and Joel Wiese, Osage Beach – have been inducted into the Columbia College Chapter of Sigma Beta Delta. A formal induction ceremony was held April 4 in the foyer of the Columbia College Annex in Osage Beach.
Workers from Lake Area Industries joined Hawthorn Elementary and Oak Ridge Intermediate PASS students for a fun filled spring evening recently.
Series highlights Columbia College-LOTO teachers journey to better learning
Enjoy this candid Q&A session with two of Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks’ longtime instructors, and check out both the May 1 and May 8 issues with more interviews with additional teachers at this educational facility.
Following the passage of an April 2 ballot issue, School of the Osage officials have begun work on refurbishing the Heritage Building to accommodate Mills Elementary students
Work on a project to refurbish the Heritage Building in Lake Ozark to accommodate students currently be taught at Mills Elementary began almost immediately after voters approved a property tax increase to fund the project, said School of the Osage District Superintendent Brent Depee.
Camdenton Education Foundation’s upcoming fundraiser supports students academic excellence
With the scholarship recipients awarded the foundation’s honor during graduation in May, the Elegant Evening, which is scheduled for April 19 at Camdenton High School, is one of its primary ways to help offer these scholarships, as well as its many other programs and services for students.
Now that voters have given the district the go ahead to restructure its bond debt, construction of two new elementary school buildings should begin next fall, said Camdenton R-III School District Superintendent Tim Hadfield.
Excited from their finds, these six students were more than happy to arrange publicity on social media sites and throughout their school to others wanting to participate in the Princess and Prince Prom Project, which is being housed at Thrifty Threads & Things Resale Store in Kaiser and supported by OMG clothing and accessory store in Osage Beach.
Camdenton resident Bobbie Bridges has collected nearly 20 evening gowns in a variety of colors and styles. Although Bridges has two teenage daughters of her own, she is hoping her collection of gowns can be of use to other Lake Area girls whose families may be suffering financial reversals because of the weak economy.
On Tuesday, April 2, Lake Area voters will be asked to choose from among a wide range of candidates in a variety of municipal, ambulance districts and school board races and to approve or disapprove 10 separate ballot questions including four separate school district tax questions, four special use tax questions and two road district issues.
The Kiwanis Builders Club for the School of the Osage Middle School recently held their annual pinning ceremony for members.
Both Camdenton R-III School District and School of the Osage R-II School District will continue public open house and informational meetings for anyone interested in learning more and discussing the school bond issues placed on the April 2 ballot.