Assistant Principal Stephanie Jackson talks to seventh-grade students Chelsea Lewton and Nellie Garbuzov during a lunch period on Thursday.
Smith-Cotton Junior High School principal Wade Norton roams the cafeteria during lunch duty Thursday and visits with students, some he has known since he was a principal at Skyline Elementary School. Norton was selected recently to succeed Steve Triplett as principal of Smith-Cotton High School. Triplett has been promoted to assistant superintendent of Sedalia School District 200.
The next principal of Smith-Cotton Junior High School, Jason Curry, who is currently the school's assistant principal, shares a laugh with students, from left, Marilyn Ream and Shelly Raines, who act embarrassed because they think they might be in the newspaper. This week was Spirit Week at the school, hence the Big Bird costume.