Staley High School has been ranked among the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The Missouri Scholars Academy is a three-week residential academic program for 330 of Missouri's gifted students.
A record 16 grants from the Education Foundation totaling more than $29,000 will benefit 6,200 district students next school year.
Ninety-two students were tested with several qualifying for recognition within the Duke Talent Identification Program.
Journalism students brought home several awards from MIPA's Journalism Day, including All-Missouri honors given to the top 10% of competitors.