7th grade Nexus student, J.R. Lesher, has set a goal. After just missing a trip to the National Spelling Bee this year, he is aiming to get to next year’s Columbia Regional Spelling Bee and win. That win would send him to the National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. The Missourian newspaper, the regional bee’s […]
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About Ann Seider
Ann Seider received her teaching degree at Missouri Western State College and then began teaching in Centralia Schools in 1988. She obtained her Master's Degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She taught 6th grade science for a few years before working with the Parents As Teachers program. Mrs. Seider returned to teaching in 2005 as the Nexus teacher for the district's gifted program. She is married to Gary and has three children--Aaron, Lauren and Audrey.
Chester Boren Middle School students in the gifted program called Nexus were invited to attend STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City on March 5, 2020. Nineteen students displayed one of their team Future City models and took turns answering questions about the Future City competition. During the day, […]
DiscoverE’s Future City competition is a non-profit educational program that asks middle-school students to imagine, design and build cities of the future. Recently on Saturday, January 25, 2020, the Nexus classes at Chester Boren Middle School took their large, tabletop size models illustrating their concept for a future city to Missouri S&T in Rolla, Missouri. […]
On Jan. 26, 2019 Chester Boren Middle School students who are enrolled in the gifted program called Nexus participated in the Missouri regional Future City contest at Missouri S&T in Rolla. Future City is a project-based learning program where students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades imagine, research, design and build cities of the future. […]
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