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Monica Horton is Springfield City Council’s Newest Member

by Unite News Staff City Council interviewed four applicants for the Zone 1 seat appointing Horton with seven votes in one round of voting.Steven Sexton received one vote. The other applicants were Karen Banta and Kathy Hubbard. Horton has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, from Tuskegee University – graduating summa

A Word to Our
Students on Finishing Strong

By Gwen MarshallUnite News Contributing Writer Springfield, MO—Spring Break is over and we are entering the home stretch for this school year.  This is the busiest yet the most exciting time of year for many students.  Just knowing that summer and graduation for some is almost here can be a

Research, Rethink and Reimagine Black History

Equipping teachers to Research, Rethink and Reimagine how they teach African American Studies. Springfield, MO— Timmons Hall will host the Newark, New Jersey high school principal Akbar Cook, Sr. as part of its Black History Month programming in February. Cook is the keynote speaker in the Freedom Classroom 101 Workshop

KSMU Radio highlights SGF African American History

Norma Duncan in Photo Springfield, MO— On December 13 -17, 2021 KSMU presented stories from the Springfield-Greene County African American Heritage Trail. You can listen to the 10-part Sense of Community series by going to the KSMU Facebook Page and clicking on the play button. Hear stories about Kentwood Arms

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honors William Fontleroy

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame saluted William Fontleroy who was a star on Missouri State’s 1999 Sweet 16 team. Fontleroy was humbled by the honor. “It’s a lot. It’s a big honor. I never thought a little kid from Gary, Indiana would be in the Missouri Sports Hall

Community Partners Help SPS “Keep On Growing”

The team of educators and support staff at Springfield Public Schools is committed to “Keep on Growing” throughout the 2021-2022 school year. At no time in my 30 years in education have our students, staff and families had to grow more to adapt to the challenges we face together. Last

Monica Horton is Springfield City Council’s Newest Member

by Unite News Staff City Council interviewed four applicants for the Zone 1 seat appointing Horton with seven votes in one round of voting.Steven Sexton received one vote. The other applicants were Karen Banta and Kathy Hubbard. Horton has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, from Tuskegee University – graduating summa

A Word to Our
Students on Finishing Strong

By Gwen MarshallUnite News Contributing Writer Springfield, MO—Spring Break is over and we are entering the home stretch for this school year.  This is the busiest yet the most exciting time of year for many students.  Just knowing that summer and graduation for some is almost here can be a

Research, Rethink and Reimagine Black History

Equipping teachers to Research, Rethink and Reimagine how they teach African American Studies. Springfield, MO— Timmons Hall will host the Newark, New Jersey high school principal Akbar Cook, Sr. as part of its Black History Month programming in February. Cook is the keynote speaker in the Freedom Classroom 101 Workshop

KSMU Radio highlights SGF African American History

Norma Duncan in Photo Springfield, MO— On December 13 -17, 2021 KSMU presented stories from the Springfield-Greene County African American Heritage Trail. You can listen to the 10-part Sense of Community series by going to the KSMU Facebook Page and clicking on the play button. Hear stories about Kentwood Arms

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honors William Fontleroy

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame saluted William Fontleroy who was a star on Missouri State’s 1999 Sweet 16 team. Fontleroy was humbled by the honor. “It’s a lot. It’s a big honor. I never thought a little kid from Gary, Indiana would be in the Missouri Sports Hall

Community Partners Help SPS “Keep On Growing”

The team of educators and support staff at Springfield Public Schools is committed to “Keep on Growing” throughout the 2021-2022 school year. At no time in my 30 years in education have our students, staff and families had to grow more to adapt to the challenges we face together. Last