hickman high school http://kbia.org en CPS officials discuss truancy with community violence task force http://kbia.org/post/cps-officials-discuss-truancy-community-violence-task-force <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Columbia Public Schools is working to improve class attendance rates.</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:42:47 +0000 Brittany Rendak 44807 at http://kbia.org CPS officials discuss truancy with community violence task force U.S. Representative Visits Hickman High School http://kbia.org/post/us-representative-visits-hickman-high-school <p>United States Representative, Vicky Hartzler (R), of the Fourth District was in Columbia Monday, Oct. 21, touring Hickman High School.</p><p>The congresswoman spoke about the stalemate in Washington during the partial government shutdown.</p><p>Hartzler did her student teaching at Hickman in the family and consumer sciences department when she was an education student at M-U, and on Monday she toured the career services wing.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:25:52 +0000 Kate Grumke 42474 at http://kbia.org U.S. Representative Visits Hickman High School World religion classes in Columbia high schools broaden student horizons http://kbia.org/post/world-religion-classes-columbia-high-schools-broaden-student-horizons <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 10px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 24.96875px;">For George Frissell, giving students the opportunity to talk to Champa Lhunpo, a Tibetan monk, for the past 15 years has been a highlight of the world religions course he teaches at Hickman High School.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:25:56 +0000 Jill Ornitz 41685 at http://kbia.org World religion classes in Columbia high schools broaden student horizons Grants for innovation awarded to Columbia teachers http://kbia.org/post/grants-innovation-awarded-columbia-teachers <p></p><p>The Columbia Public Schools Foundation awarded more than 61 thousand dollars in grants for the 2013-2014 school year at a reception at Hickman High School Wednesday evening. Community Relations Director for Columbia Public Schools Michelle Baumstark says the grants provide opportunities for education that the district could not afford in the regular budget.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:48:11 +0000 Jordan Locke 40819 at http://kbia.org Grants for innovation awarded to Columbia teachers Hickman principal to take leave of absence http://kbia.org/post/hickman-principal-take-leave-absence <p>Hickman High School announced today that Principal Tracey Conrad will be taking an indefinite leave of absence.</p><p>The Columbia Daily Tribune <a href="http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/local/hickman-principal-taking-leave-of-absence/article_9503d9d2-158e-11e3-a9fb-0019bb30f31a.html">reports</a>&nbsp;that Conrad's absence is due to a family concern.</p><p>Assistant principal Eric Johnson will serve as the school's interim principal until Conrad returns.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:26:34 +0000 Casey Morell 39963 at http://kbia.org Hickman principal to take leave of absence Columbia high schools to get food truck for lunch service http://kbia.org/post/columbia-high-schools-get-food-truck-lunch-service <p>A food truck will soon be part of the lunch time choices for students at Columbia high schools.</p><p>The district says the truck will bring more food options and help with overcrowded lunch rooms at its high schools. The district ordered the truck on Monday.</p><p>Laina Fullum is the nutrition services director for the district. She says the pork and chicken offered on the truck will meet U.S. Department of Agriculture standards for school lunches and will be available for the free or reduced-lunch program.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:29:29 +0000 Associated Press 39586 at http://kbia.org Columbia high schools to get food truck for lunch service Case of whooping cough at Hickman High School http://kbia.org/post/case-whooping-cough-hickman-high-school <p>The 15<sup>th</sup> case of whooping cough has been reported in Boone County. Columbia Public Schools are working to prevent further cases of whooping cough after a confirmed case in the school district.</p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:48:11 +0000 India Everett 25377 at http://kbia.org Case of whooping cough at Hickman High School Rock Bridge, Hickman High Schools cancel joint homecoming parade http://kbia.org/post/rock-bridge-hickman-high-schools-cancel-joint-homecoming-parade <p>Rock Bridge High School and Hickman High School changed their homecoming tradition this year due to a big weekend for MU.</p><p>Both Rock Bridge and Hickman canceled their joint homecoming parade on Oct. 13. The schools expect a large crowd downtown because MU plays No. 1 Alabama, and continued construction on Broadway. Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Chris Belcher says safety of the students is the main reason for the cancelation.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:44:51 +0000 Alyssa Caruso 22469 at http://kbia.org Inside Columbia's High Schools http://kbia.org/post/inside-columbias-high-schools <p class="Body" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'"><font size="3">This week on exam, we take you inside the cultures of Columbia&rsquo;s high schools. Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:14:50 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 5215 at http://kbia.org Inside Columbia's High Schools