Blue Ribbon School plaque received at D.C.

Eugene Field Elementary School representatives and Webb City R-7 Superintendent Tony Rossetti have returned Washington D.C. where they received a National Blue Ribbon School plaque from the Department of Education.

They gave a report about their trip to the School Board Tuesday and received another plaque from Dan McGrew, president of the board.

Pictured are: Rossetti, teachers Mary Palmer, Sarah Combs and Casey Darnell, and Principal Dusty Allen.



Brian Hanni reads his book, “Game Maker,” at Webster Primary Center Friday.

Webster second graders meet the author and receive a free copy of ‘Game Maker’

Brian Hanni, the “Voice of the Jayhawks,” came to Webster Primary Center Friday to read his new children’s book, “Game Maker,” about how the game of basketball began.

He also answered questions about basketball and his decision to write a children’s book.

Carrie Thieman, a Webster teacher, and Drew Hartley, the business development manager for Freeman Health System, organized Hanni’s appearance. And thanks to local donors, each second grader received a free copy of “Game Maker.”

Brian Hanni (center standing), author of “Game Maker,” came to Webster Primary Center Friday at the urging of Carrie Thieman and Drew Hartley. Among the students receiving a free copy of the book were Miles Kelly, Olivia Overton, Harper Duke and Emiliano Alcantara.