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.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.