david luther http://kbia.org en Jefferson City eighth graders prepare for “academies” next fall http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-eighth-graders-prepare-academies-next-fall <p>High school is right around the corner for eighth graders, and for those in Jefferson City, a new academy system will be waiting for them. The district’s eighth graders are in the process of selecting and applying for academies for next school year.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:54:41 +0000 Kyle Norris 48009 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City eighth graders prepare for “academies” next fall Jefferson City schools plan tax levy to address debt http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-schools-plan-tax-levy-address-debt <p></p><p>The Jefferson City School Board is planning to increase the school tax levy for the first time in four years. According to the board’s preliminary budget, the current tax levy will increase by a little more than a cent – or about $5 per year, per home valued at $150,000. About the average value in Jefferson City.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:55:08 +0000 John O'Connor 35791 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City schools plan tax levy to address debt Contracts signed for Jefferson City High School land http://kbia.org/post/contracts-signed-jefferson-city-high-school-land <p></p><p>Lincoln University and Linn State Technical College have signed a contract to purchase the campus that will soon be vacated by Jefferson City High School. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:22:51 +0000 Wendy Mader 25442 at http://kbia.org Contracts signed for Jefferson City High School land Jefferson City Schools announce belief statement http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-schools-announce-belief-statement <p>Leaders in the Jefferson City Public School District have drawn up a statement of seven beliefs that they think will better define Jefferson City Public Schools and drive student success. David Luther is the Assistant Superintendent with the school district. He was also at the retreat last week where leaders worked on the list.<br /><br />&ldquo;The discussion was very good &ndash; it was pretty intense,&quot; Luther said.</p><p>Leaders began with about 20 statements. Luther says their goal was to boil down the ideas to eliminate redundancy.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 22:49:54 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 16491 at http://kbia.org