Lake Road has reinstituted Club Day in place of special periods on Fridays in an effort to put role models in the lives of elementary students and offer them opportunities to learn trades that they may not otherwise be exposed to. The brainchild of the Bright Futures Poplar Bluff Site Council last school year, community members and high schoolers come in for an hour a week to teach younger students about various careers and hobbies including cheerleading, cooking, crafts, gaming, jiu-jitsu, piano and science.
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Officials from Three Rivers College and the Sikeston Department of Public Safety attended a donation ceremony on Monday, September 23, commemorating Sikeston DPS’ donation of a fire truck to Three Rivers’ Fire Science program. Attending the presentation are, front row from left, Missy Marshall, Three Rivers-Sikeston director; Jack Armor, TRC's fire training co-ordinator; DPS Director Drew Juden; DPS officer Rickey Rapert; and Chuck Stratton and Rick Colbert with TRC; back row: DPS officers Benjamin Quick, Adam Eftink, Dalton Hunsaker, Mario Whitney and Henry Franklin. Missy Marshall, Three Rivers-Sikeston, Jack Armor, Drew Juden, Rickey Rapert, Chuck Stratton, Rick Colbert, Benjamin Quick, Adam Eftink, Dalton Hunsaker, Mario Whitney,Henry Franklin.Sep 28,
A special tribute to the surviving family of Sam Giambelluca took place Friday, Sept. 18, at Fred M. Morrow Stadium, prior to the Mules Football game. Beth Lewis-Muse, head girls coach for Track, presented the late Giambelluca’s wife Judy with a Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 4 championship ring from the Lady Mules victory in May. “One thing Sam wanted before he left this earth, we’re told, was for the Mules to receive a state championship in track,” announced Boys and Girls Club Director Chris Rushin to a standing ovation from the audience. “We’re proud to say his wish was granted. This spring, Sam’s alma mater won states in Track and Field for the first time inSep 18,
A Poplar Bluff High School student and teacher played key roles at the Missouri Republican governor candidate forum attended by a reported 300 guests on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Aad Grotto. American government instructor Mitch Davis moderated the event and senior Stephanie Hobbs, the president of the Teenage Republicans, served as timekeeper. Participating candidates included past Missouri Department of Agriculture Deputy Director Randy Asbury, businessman John Brunner, Sen. Bob Dixon, former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway and Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder. “As a government teacher, I implore my students to always find a way to get involved in the political process,” Davis stated. “Whenever I was given the opportunity to moderate the forum, I wanted to set a good example andSep 16,
Computer Applications Classes The Continuing Education department at Three Rivers College will hold a 6-week Computer Applications class from 5:30 – 8 PM, Monday evenings from September 21 – October 26. Chris Waite will teach students the basics of the Microsoft Office Suite: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. The cost of the class is $40. For more information on Continuing Education classes at Three Rivers College, visit trcc.edu/continuing. To register for this course, contact Amber Spears at 573-840-9619 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Three Rivers College is committed to contributing to the quality of life in Southeast Missouri with quality, affordable higher education opportunities and community services that support and encourage the economic, civic, and cultural vitality of the region. For more informationSep 16,