Author: Shawn Kober

Lake Christian Academy adds advanced Liberty University courses for college preparedness

Lake Christian Academy, LCA, (formerly Lake West Christian Academy) recently announced that they partnered with Liberty University Online Academy to implement a new educational program for high school and select middle school aged students that began the second semester of the 2014-2015 school year. Using Liberty University Online Academy curriculum to replace text books, LCA offers its students an on-campus program in which they will take some online courses during regular school hours in a dedicated blended learning space. Liberty University certified instructors teach the courses, while Lake Christian Academy’s mentor teachers monitor student progress and provide assistance during the day.  Parents are engaged for the entire process and have instant access to every assignment given and completed.  “We took this step to provide select online education based on today’s growing necessity for digital literacy, in both the academic and professional world,” President of the LCA Board of Directors Larry Kendall said. “We feel that now is the right time to begin introducing high school students to online courses in preparation for higher learning.” Students in the blended program will participate in sports and extracurricular activities on campus as well as take some traditional classes.  Kendall emphasized that it is important that students who enroll in the blended program feel as if they are part of the student body, and that they have the advantages of social interaction with...

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70 soldiers recently competed Missouri National Guard’s 2015 State Adjutant General State Combat Match Rifle/Pistol Championships

NEOSHO, MO – More than 70 soldiers recently converged on Camp Crowder, Mo., to compete for bragging rights and participate in friendly competition during the annual Missouri National Guard’s 2015 State Adjutant General State Combat Match Rifle/Pistol Championships. The state marksmanship matches – conducted by the State Marksmanship Coordinator and the Small Arms Readiness Team – are held annually to enhance marksmanship training. The marksmanship program offers Missouri Guard Soldiers and Airmen an opportunity to test marksmanship skills and weapon systems in battle-focused competition. Acquired marksmanship skills are brought back to home station units to assist commanders with weapon...

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Boonville Farmer’s Market

We are looking forward to a bigger and better season beginning in April. If you are interested in participating in the market, please email: boonvillefarmersmarket@gmail.com. The Farmers Market is open April- October on Saturday mornings from 8AM- 1PM. The Vendor application and bylaws are currently being reviewed and will be available for download prior to the start of the market in April. All vendors must complete an application to sell goods at the Farmer’s Market. The Boonville Farmer’s Market will be at the Orscheln parking lot, 1920 Main Street. This will be the inaugural season for the Farmer’s Market...

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BOONVILLE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT 2015 Swimming Lessons

BOONVILLE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LIONS PARK AQUATIC CENTER 2015 Swimming Lessons June15-26 or July 6-17. Times:11:00- Noon or 6:00-7:00 p.m. Fee for Session: $25.00 (includes 8 one hour lessons) To Enroll: Contact City of Boonville. Fees must accompany registration, classes will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Maximum of 10 participants per class. One instructor per 5 participants. Course Description/Level (check one): (A) Parent/Child (6 months -3 years) Parent must be in water. Get wet with toys, exit by lifting out, enter using ladder, front and back float, passing from parent to instructor, leg action...

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