The historic Mars Theatre, located in downtown Springfield, is celebrating its second anniversary by announcing that award winning, country singer-songwriter John Anderson will be performing Dec. 2 at 8 p.m.
A year ago this week, Shanna Peeples was named National Teacher of the Year from among 51 state Teachers of the Year, each selected from hundreds of applications in their states. Peeples spent the last year traveling the U.S. and the world, speaking with teachers and students about education. As her tenure comes to an end, we spoke with her about what she learned. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.
April 27, 2016|