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Bob Satnan
Works at Sedalia (Mo.) School District 200
Attended University of Central Missouri
Lives in Sedalia, MO
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This week's column for the +Sedalia Democrat examines advice from the creepy "pick-up artist" racket and the need to teach both genders how to cope with romantic rejection. #relationships #rape #nomeansno 
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Cooperative learning is not new, but #Sedalia School District 200 is emphasizing it this year. Here is a look at how teachers are using #Kagen structures to get kids to talk to each other and about what they are learning. #education http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/9362/engaging-sedalia-students
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This week's column for the +Sedalia Democrat looks at changes to +Mattel Dolls Barbie, the Smart Girls program through +Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri and body image issues http://sedaliademocrat.com/opinion/8984/smart-girls-program-helps-promote-self-esteem-support
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My latest take for the +Sedalia Democrat - and politicians wonder why they are mocked so frequently #Missouri #politics 
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+Dale Malone has been successful in his Pettis County Community Santa #bicycle drive almost every year at #Christmas. With a $35 donation, you can buy a bike for a child an help make their holiday even better.
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This week's column for the +Sedalia Democrat - stop being a cheapskate and pay creative people for their work.
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My latest column for the +Sedalia Democrat looks at how some parents treat #youth #sports #coaches. Having served in that role, I can tell you that it can be tough. #parenting 
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My most recent +Sedalia Democrat column provides insight for parents in the wake of another student death in our community. #Grieving is different for each person, but there are some signs to look out for. http://sedaliademocrat.com/opinion/columns/9166/there-must-be-dialogue-to-achieve-healing

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Not sure why original URL won't load, but here is the link to this week's +Sedalia Democrat column on a bill that would mandate #freespeech classes for #Missouri #college #students http://tinyurl.com/jxjgvbl
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Have an extra #Christmas card? Please consider sending it to this little girl and her family. #Sedalia #cancer
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This week's column for the +Sedalia Democrat asks "What do you know and how do you know it?" #election 
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Work
Occupation
Communications Director, Sedalia School District 200
Skills
Writing, editing, eating cookies
Employment
  • Sedalia (Mo.) School District 200
    Communications Director, 2013 - present
    Manage external and internal communications for Sedalia School District 200. Also teach high school-level journalism and personal finance courses
  • Sedalia Democrat
    Editor, 2009 - 2013
  • East Valley Tribune
    Editorial Page Editor, 2005 - 2008
  • East Valley Tribune
    Editor, Tribune Weekly Publications, 2001 - 2005
  • East Valley Tribune
    News Editor, 1996 - 2001
  • Rockford Register Star
    News Editor, 1989 - 1996
  • Chronicle-Tribune
    Copy Editor, 1987 - 1989
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Sedalia, MO
Previously
Mesa, Az - Rockford, Il - Marion, IN
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Tagline
Writer/editor, communications professional, teacher, blues enthusiast
Bragging rights
Sensational wife, 2 great kids, 3 crazy dogs and the former editor of the Kansas City Press Club's 2012 Daily Newspaper of the Year.
Education
  • University of Central Missouri
    Secondary Teaching Certification, 2013 - 2015
  • Franklin College
    Journalism, 1982 - 1986
  • Merrillville High School
    General Studies, 1979 - 1982
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Lessons to be learned from 2 suicides - Sedalia Democrat
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The world of Missouri politics is hurting, again.Just about a month after the suicide of state Auditor Tom Schweich, officials on Mon...

Team SCREAM ranks third at regional robotics match - Sedalia Democrat
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KANSAS CITY – For the second year in a row, Team SCREAM's destiny will be determined in Oklahoma.Smith-Cotton High School...

Mr. Jimmy hands out snacks, smiles - Sedalia Democrat
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Jimmy Longnecker doesn't have time for a defeatist attitude. He is much too busy for that kind of nonsense.Jimmy, or “Mr....

WCC title leads to haircut - Sedalia Democrat
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Smith-Cotton captured the West Central Conference boys basketball title this season for the first time in 19 years, and that achievement bro

Smith-Cotton clinches WCC title with win over Nevada - Sedalia Democrat
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NEVADA — It wasn't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.The Smith-Cotton Tigers won the West Central Conference title out...

Believe in science, not celebrities - Sedalia Democrat
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Annamarie Hoffman brought a special gift to JoAnn Martin's birthday party back when the girls were kindergartners.Measles....

Getting past the tax hurdle - Sedalia Democrat
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One word, three letters, one big hurdle.Monday night, the Sedalia City Council discussed the possibility of putting a pair of tax mea...

Project pays tribute to friend - Sedalia Democrat
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If all had gone as planned, Terrence Arnold and Dennis Rich would be in New Orleans right now, soaking up the story of a science-fiction par

Tigers scrap to 65-49 win over Osage -
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ELDON - Chance Johnson scored 22 points as the Smith-Cotton Tigers scrapped their way to a 65-49 win over Osage in the first round of the 84

A year’s worth of sharing stories More chapters for some stories, ending...
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The best part of writing a column is getting to meet so many interesting people. Sharing their stories, and hopefully telling them well, is

Scott’s contributions will live on -
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Every day, journalists strive to inform, enlighten and entertain their audience. Very few have done that with the style of Stuart Scott....

New traditions for S-C graduation -
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For the first time in about 30 years, Smith-Cotton High School's Commencement ceremony will not be hosted at the Mathewson Exhibition Cent..

A little more to make us whole -
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A half to make us whole.With the campaign goal of $500,000 — a half million — the slogan for this year's Sedalia-Pe...

Bike drive in need of support Bike drive backer hopes to shift into high...
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Ashlenn Carroll is one of the reasons that Dale Malone works so hard every December.For the past four years, Malone has raised money ...

Student journalists gain skills, boost community | RJI
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High school journalism students are gaining real-world communications skills and boosting local news content in a pilot program that could g

Some cold truths about keeping warm -
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Leo Durocher was right — nice guys do finish last. Or at least they end up shivering.Last week as declining temperatures moved ...

Satnan: ‘No’ on Amendment 3 -
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Most readers are aware that I am the communications director for Sedalia School District 200, as well as a teacher of journalism and persona

Malone issues a chilling challenge -
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If life online has taught us anything, it's that “haters gonna hate.”Over the past couple of weeks, social media ha...

Bruce: Respect the King Popular Elvis impersonator focuses on ‘great mus...
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Scot Bruce's act is a tribute to Elvis Presley, but you won't catch him in a high-collared white jumpsuit, sideburns and sunglasses....

Fair to serve up Deep Fried Squirrel -
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When your band's name is Deep Fried Squirrel, the question inevitably comes up: How did you come up with that?“Our banjo ...