southern boone county school district http://kbia.org en School board election results for Southern Boone County School District http://kbia.org/post/school-board-election-results-southern-boone-county-school-district <p></p><p>Incumbents Barrett Glascock and Ellen Kesterson were reelected to the school board for the Southern Boone County District on Tuesday. Only two of the seven school board positions were up for election.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:15:22 +0000 Tony Nochim 31488 at http://kbia.org School board election results for Southern Boone County School District New school lunch requirements create waste, hungry kids http://kbia.org/post/new-school-lunch-requirements-create-waste-hungry-kids <p>Remember those 20 days in 1981 when the Department of Agriculture considered making ketchup a vegetable in school lunches to help save money? &nbsp;Those days are long gone. &nbsp;With childhood obesity on the rise, the school lunch program is getting a makeover once again.</p><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 22:24:30 +0000 Kelsey Kupferer 22447 at http://kbia.org New school lunch requirements create waste, hungry kids Southern Boone District gives its Superintendent an improvement plan http://kbia.org/post/southern-boone-district-gives-its-superintendent-improvement-plan <p>The Southern Boone School District placed Superintendent Charlotte Miller on a professional improvement plan.</p><p>Earlier this summer, former Assistant Superintendent Carolyn Deffenbaugh released a letter of resignation – in it she slammed Miller, accusing her of favoritism, careless spending and mismanagement.</p><p>School Board President Ellen Kesterson says a committee of board members will meet with Miller every month to follow up with the goals outlined in the plan.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:09:39 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 21664 at http://kbia.org Southern Boone District gives its Superintendent an improvement plan Soldier surprises kids with early return http://kbia.org/post/soldier-surprises-kids-early-return <p>One mid-Missouri soldier has returned home early from his deployment to Afghanistan. Yesterday, Sergeant Major Mike Lederle attended a flag presentation assembly at Southern Boone High School. But the soldier’s presence was a surprise for&nbsp; his 9<sup>th</sup> and 11<sup>th</sup> graders who attended the assembly.</p><p>The moment was seconds away, but Sergeant Major Lederle was ready for battle. His boots were tied, his gear was perfectly rolled and tucked in, and his posture was stoic. But this time, it wasn’t an enemy he was confronting, it was anticipation.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:12:22 +0000 Daina Schnese 21112 at http://kbia.org Soldier surprises kids with early return Two Southern Boone County school leaders resign following scathing letter http://kbia.org/post/two-southern-boone-county-school-leaders-resign-following-scathing-letter <p>A school district official says Southern Boone Middle School Principal Bob Simpson released a letter of immediate resignation this morning. The move comes after Simpson was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday morning. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 20:26:23 +0000 Lukas Udstuen & Xiaoyun Wu 16369 at http://kbia.org Investigation coming into allegations in Ashland-area schools http://kbia.org/post/investigation-coming-allegations-ashland-area-schools <p>Southern Boone County School District is preparing to investigate a long list of accusations of administrative deficiencies. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:22:59 +0000 Nick Chabarria 16314 at http://kbia.org