Connecting our Global Curriculum to Local Hunger-Relief Efforts

“Studying a huge problem like global hunger can feel abstract and overwhelming. What can one person or one community do to impact change on such a big issue? The answer is a lot.” Brian Stuhlman, our Middle School Coordinator, opens one of the lessons in our Grade 8 Mizzou Global Scholars (MGS) program with this […]

Connected Classrooms Book Release

Congratulations to Kathryn Fishman-Weaver and Stephanie Walter on the release of their latest book, Connected Classrooms: A People-Centered Approach for Online, Blended, and In-Person Learning (Solution Tree Press).  This new book is an important and timely resource on cultivating connection in online, blended, and global classrooms.  Kathryn Fishman-Weaver says, “After doing so much work together […]

Mizzou Academy student Ava Fleury records a perfect score on ACT test

Jefferson City, Missouri, native Ava Fleury recently recorded a perfect score of 36 on the American College Test (ACT). The ACT contains four multiple-choice tests—English, mathematics, reading, and science—and an optional writing test. These tests are designed to measure skills that are most important for success in college and are typically taken by high school […]

Steven Turner – Summer 2022 Honor Award Recipient

Earlier this month, the Mizzou Academy team gathered for an enthusiastic zoom meeting. Topics ranged from programmatic celebrations, including our growing elementary program and new international interest, to more personal celebrations including family and scholarly accomplishments. As is our tradition, we also announced our summer Mizzou Academy Honor Award recipients and nominees.  The Mizzou Academy […]

Angie Hammons Celebrates 15 Years with the University of Missouri

Earlier this month, the Mizzou Academy team surprised Angie Hammons at their all-team meeting to celebrate her milestone 15-year-anniversary with the University of Missouri. Angie Hammons joined Mizzou Academy in 2018 as the Director of Curriculum and Instructional Technology. However, she has held many positions at the University, beginning in 2007 with an educational technology […]

Mizzou Teacher Candidates Visit Classrooms in Brazil

ELPA 4060 is a required upper level course for teacher education candidates in the College of Education and Human Development. This semester (Spring 2022) the course is being co-taught by Dr. Kathryn Fishman-Weaver and Sarah W. Walters. The course explores legal and ethical practices in schools. Mizzou Academy has played an important role in the […]

Student Authored Magazine Highlights Community Engagement

We are overjoyed to announce the release of our first student-authored magazine, available here. With the guidance of Shivi Pandey, National Honor Society (NHS) student president, 14 National Honor Society students combined their talents, voices, and passions and published the magazine linked above. This publication focuses on student-led service initiatives related to our 2021-2022 school […]