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Start the new year by getting your High School Equivalency credential

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 9:46 am

The St. Charles Community College, Adult Education and Literacy program is offering FREE High School Equivalency preparation classes in St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln and Pike counties. The High School Equivalency (HSE), HiSet exams, replaced the GED© in January 2014. Preparation classes are offered in the mornings and evenings, Monday – Thursdays, depending on the location. Classes are held at Winfield High School, Pike Lincoln Technical Center in Eolia, Troy Probation

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  • Winfield R-IV School Board reviews programs and district goals, approves new plans for maintenance building

    Posted on December 1, 2014 at 9:11 am

    Pictured are the students who made it to the School Board meeting to be recognized for their good deeds and always showing the Warrior Way. Front row: Taylor Shaffer,  Kaylee Shaw, Shelby Nanney and Lily Wehmeier. Back row: Keaton Laurence, Ashley Heintzelman and Kristen Burkemper Board Vice-President.

    At the Nov. 18 Winfield School Board meeting the district presented their Smart Goals to the school board as well as their building goals. The principals of each building gave a detailed description on how they will meet the goals they have set as well as if they are on target to meet the goals presently. Currently there are 444 students in the district with perfect attendance. Overall in the

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  • Food safety during the holidays

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 9:06 am

    With the holidays fast approaching, the Lincoln County Health Department reminds residents to practice safe food preparation for family gatherings. Every year, an estimated 76 million cases of foodborne illness occur in the United States. While the majority of these cases are mild and cause symptoms for only a couple of days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 300,000 hospitalizations and 5,000 deaths related

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  • Delta Dental’s “Land of Smiles” program takes the stage

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Aaron and Eileen 2

    For more than a decade, Delta Dental’s “Land of Smiles” program has been touring schools and fighting childhood dental disease with the help of its legendary character, Tooth Wizard. This fall, Delta Dental is bringing a new adaptation of the “Land of Smiles” show to schools featuring Tooth Wizard’s sister, Tooth Fairy. Together, these characters use upbeat and interactive means to educate and inspire children to adopt healthy life habits.

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  • Free high school equivalency preparation classes offered by SCCC

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 8:54 am

    St. Charles Community College will hold registration for High School Equivalency preparation classes in Eolia on Monday and Wednesday evening, Oct. 20 and 22. This orientation/registration session will be held at Pike Lincoln Technical Center at 342 VoTech Rd., Eolia, Mo. from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Students must attend both nights. Classes are free. In addition to the registration at Pike Lincoln Technical Center, registration for evening classes at the

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  • Winfield R-IV District works on student safety, participates in active shooter drill

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 10:10 am

    Sgt. McCollister Winfield’s School Resource Officer and Deputy Liparoto checking classroom doors to see if they are locked.

    Safety is a key factor in any school district. The Winfield School District has been working on a new plan to put in place called ALICE. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. The district put in place the first step to this process on Wednesday, October 1 by participating in an active shooter drill with the Winfield Police Department, Old Monroe Police Department and Lincoln County Sheriff’s

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  • Toyota Bodine chooses college for new advanced manufacturing tech degree

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Missouri students seeking opportunities to land a job requiring highly advanced skills will be able to get training and a degree through a new program that will be offered through the State Technical College of Missouri (STC) in partnership with Toyota Bodine. The Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) program has been launched by Toyota in several other states where the company has manufacturing facilities. Toyota works with a local technical college

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