• Poplar Bluff High School seniors Namara Haq and Zain Siddiqui were selected as honorable mentions in the Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals that honors the top academic students in the graduating Class of 2015. Each student nominated had to meet criteria of an “academic decathlon,” which included 10 events designed to assure the academic strength of the individual, according to the MASSP. To meet the requirements, the student must have a minimum GPA of 3.750, a minimum ACT score of 29 or a minimum SAT score of 1,900, be ranked in the upper 10 percent of the class, and have taken upper level courses in mathematics, science, English and foreign

    Apr 14,
  • The Poplar Bluff City Council issued the R-I school district a proclamation on Thursday, April 9, at the 5th & 6th Grade Center, encouraging students to perform their best, as high schoolers begin End of Course exams this week, followed by Missouri Assessment Program testing for grades 3-8. For a detailed test schedule and some pointers, please visit:  http://www.poplarbluffschools.net/admin/2015-test-schedule/

    Apr 14,
  • The Poplar Bluff High School Beta Club donated a collection of cat and dog food, treats, toys, pet shampoo and litter to the Poplar Bluff Animal Shelter on Wednesday, March 18. The community service project has been a tradition of the Beta Club for about five years, according to sponsor Gail Rosmarin, a high school social studies teacher.

    Mar 24,
  • Chartwells, the school dining service provider of Poplar Bluff R-I, donated a dozen 40-pound cases of fruit—bananas, oranges and pears—to the Bread Shed on Wednesday, March 4. The Bread Shed distributes food and clothing to families in need typically on the second Saturday of each month at its community center on North D Street. In addition to supporting the nonprofit, Chartwells School Dining Services delivered the remaining perishables to the Haven House, which provides shelter to women and children that are victims of domestic violence. Since school was canceled during the latter half of the week due to inclement weather, followed by spring break, Food Service Director Paul Stolle decided to pass the fresh produce to relief organizations within the

    Mar 17,

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