School

R-II Continues Superintendent Search

The Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education is actively searching for a new superintendent of schools. In their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 18, the board heard from Bob Watkins with the Missouri School Boards’ Association. Watson is facilitating the search efforts by taking applications, meeting with prospective interviewees, and narrowing the field to qualified

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Thomas Jefferson Timeline

Judah Connelly, left, and Jada Stark work Friday, Feb. 21 constructing a timeline of Thomas Jefferson’s life in Megan Jacobi’s first-grade class at Morgan County R-II Elementary School in Versailles. The students colored, cut out, and glued events in Jefferson’s life onto a time line in the correct order. (photo by Bryan E. Jones)

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Book Nook Cafe

Book connoisseurs partake in ‘book tasting’ event “Chef” Robin Griggs (aka eighth-grade English teacher), and waitress Shana Sidebottom (aka library paraprofessional) attend to student “customers” Monday, Feb. 24 at a “book tasting” event at the “Book Nook Cafe” in the library at Morgan County R-II Middle School in Versailles. The cafe tables were decorated with

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Book Tasting

Ashlynn Davidson, left, and Skyler Jones review books and make “tasting notes” Monday, Feb. 24 at a “book tasting” event in the library at Morgan County R-II Middle School in Versailles. The library served as the “Book Nook Cafe” with a menu of books from several genres. Students sampled and critiqued various books and provided

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Color Wheel Snails

Aerick Schnirch, left, and Khloe Keeter work Friday, Feb. 21 on color wheel snails in Michael Fischer’s art class at Versailles Elementary School. The students used crayons to apply six colors on the snail’s shell then used watercolors to finish the artwork. (photo by Bryan E. Jones)

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