Carolyn Deffenbaugh http://kbia.org en Southern Boone hires new superintendent away from Van-Far in Vandalia http://kbia.org/post/southern-boone-hires-new-superintendent-away-van-far-vandalia <p>The Southern Boone School District has hired a new superintendent.</p><p>Board of Education President Ellen Kesterson says Chris Felmlee stuck out among the 26 people that applied for the job. Kesterson says Felmlee is <a href="http://www.vandalialeader.com/?p=6605">currently the superintendent in the Van-Far school district</a> in Vandalia. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:01:29 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 27740 at http://kbia.org 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 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 KBIA Newscast for June 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/kbia-newscast-june-21-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri&#39;s U.S. Senators both voted for the Farm Bill</li><li>The latest on a scathing resignation letter of an administrator for Ashland-area schools</li><li>A recent report shows rural economic activity slowed month</li></ul> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:58:12 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 16319 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