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

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.