A two-and-a-half-year journey to rebuild schools destroyed by the EF-5 tornado that tore through Joplin and Duquesne, Missouri on May 22, 2011 will reach a milestone on Jan. 6, 2014 with the opening of three new schools. Click the headline to view a schedule of events.
Joplin Schools will issue a Request for Proposal for production model copiers for its Central Copy Center. Deadline for our receipt of proposals is 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2013, followed by a public bid opening. Call the Administration Building, 417-625-5200 ext. 2008 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joplin High School has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013 through 2015 for its one-to-one laptop initiative.
Joplin Schools' Assistant Superintendent Dr. Angie Besendorfer was presented the 2013 Outstanding Teacher Education Alumnus Award on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Cold and flu season is just around the corner and students throughout the district are getting a "hands-on" lesson in preventing the spread of germs. On Tuesday, Nov. 18, the Infection Control Team from Freeman Health System visited students at McKinley Elementary equipped with florescent glow lotion and a "Glo Germ Light" (black light).
Staff, parents, and Bright Futures Council members recently had an opportunity to leave messages of hope and inspiration on the unfinished floors of their new schools.
On Monday, Nov. 11, JHS Teacher Kathleen Reiboldt and 21st Century Instructional Coaches Justin Crawford and Rhonda Sloan were recognized at the Celebration of Schools event hosted by the Southwest Center for Educational Services.