Aassociate Principal at Washington High School has Been Named the 2013 Missouri Assistant Principal of the Year

Dr. Kelly McCallum, associate principal at Washington High School, has been named the 2013 Missouri Assistant Principal of the Year. McCallum was selected based upon the impact she makes in providing collaborative leadership, her involvement in curriculum, instructions and assessment, and in personalizing education for students. McCallum will be honored at the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals fall conference in Columbia on October 1st. Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer said. “Dr. McCallum has been a valuable member of our leadership team for a long time.” Under the direction of McCallum and Principal Wood, the graduation rate at WHS has increased to 89.4 percent, three percent higher than the state average, with 74.9 percent of graduates attending a college or technical school.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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