Katarina Sostaric

Student Newscaster

Katarina Sostaric is a student newscaster.

Pages

Education
4:25 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Exam: Students learn business strategies from cookies, sharks

Maddie Renner, 11, reaches into the cash box at a Girl Scout Cookie booth sale Feb. 22 in front of the Walmart on Conley Road in Columbia.
Credit Margaux Henquinet / KBIA

We often think of the business world as a world that belongs to adults—adults in suits moving money with the shake of a hand and the dash of a signature on a contract. But this week, we're taking a look at some unexpected ways kids are becoming entrepreneurs.

Read more
AM Newscasts
8:56 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Newcast for March 11, 2014

Education
8:24 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Exam: JCPS uses student-led conferences, CPS superintendent finalists discuss at-risk students

Credit Håkan Dahlström / Flickr

First, KBIA's Hope Kirwan takes us to a classroom in Jefferson City for a new kind of parent-teacher conference—these are led by the students. The classic parent-teacher conference is a good way to evaluate a student’s progress, but 4th graders at Jefferson City’s South Elementary get to take the lead and tell their parents what they've learned.

Read more
Education
8:10 am
Wed March 5, 2014

True/False education coordinator brings documentary film to Columbia students

Credit File Photo / KBIa

Polina Malikin has been the educational outreach coordinator for the True/False Film Festival for the past three years. 

Read more
Education
4:25 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Exam: Students exposed to documentary film through True/False, new MU documentary program

Credit www.truefalse.org

Documentary film has been very prominent in Columbia in the past few weeks. The 11th True/False Film Festival ended Sunday, and a new documentary film program was recently added to the Missouri School of Journalism. This edition focuses on documentary film and its presence in education and students’ lives.

Read more
Weather
6:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

School closings for Monday, March 3

Hazardous road conditions have caused many schools to close today throughout central Missouri, including Columbia, Jefferson City and Fulton Public Schools. See the complete list of closings. 

AM Newscasts
9:18 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Newscast for February 20, 2014

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

AM Newscasts
8:52 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Newscast for February 19, 2014

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

Education
4:34 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Exam: Davis talks diversity training, Loftin completes first two weeks as chancellor

R. Bowen Loftin
Credit George Varney / KBIA

Former University of Missouri football player Michael Sam came out as gay earlier this month. He came out to his teammates last August—that season, he also became the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and helped lead the Tigers to a 12-2 record. Now, Sam could be the first openly gay player in the NFL.

Read more
Education
4:06 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Former NFL player talks diversity training for athletes

When former University of Missouri football player Michael Sam came out as gay earlier this month, his story received national attention because he might become the NFL’s first openly gay player.

Read more
Weather
6:26 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Freezing rain prompts school closings Monday, Feb. 17

Freezing rain and icy conditions prompted some school closings for Monday, Feb. 17. View a complete list of closings and cancellations. A freezing rain advisory is in effect until noon today. 

Pages