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Click the links below to view examples of how Missouri public school educators have stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue providing a great education to their students. These stories have been shared on DESE's Facebook and Twitter pages.

Mehlville School District, Oakville High School
To host a play safely during the pandemic, the Oakville High School theatre found a creative, socially distant solution and livestreamed all of their performances for the first time ever.

Washington School District, South Point Elementary
Students at South Point Elementary had the opportunity to share the connection between the real world and the skills they learn in STEM class as their new school is built.

Gallatin R-V School District, Covel D. Searcy Elementary
Teachers at Covel D. Searcy Elementary pivoted with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to create and use online learning tools. These tools gave teachers and their students the skills needed to succeed in a challenging environment.

Hazelwood School District, Central High School
Sarah Sullins, a Family and Consumer Science teacher at Hazelwood School District, was able to partner with King Arthur Baking Company to provide baking kits to 83 students, allowing them to bake at home as part of their virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. This allowed her students to have a hands-on learning experience, even while being virtual. Look at their creations below!

Francis Howell School District, Becky-David Elementary
Kindergarten teacher Ms. Kortkamp at Becky-David Elementary gets her students egg-cited for a day of virtual learning. Teachers at Francis Howell School District and across the state are getting creative, coming up with fun ways like this to keep students engaged in learning during virtual instruction.

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