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F-F District Remains Fully Accredited
But State Assessment Scores Decline
Board and District officials taking action
Results from the 2014 Missouri Annual Performance Report (APR) for the Ferguson-Florissant School District released Aug. 29 show a decline in the district’s overall score, despite gains in some areas. Ferguson-Florissant received 92 points out of a possible 140 points on the state’s annual assessment, or 65.7 percent.
Operation Food Search Continues distribution
Operation Food Search, the largest distributor of free food in the bi-state region, is collaborating with several local businesses and organizations to provide free food and household essentials to families in Ferguson and surrounding areas.
Restaurant have seen upturns in business
The recent tragic events and the subsequent turmoil taking place in the neighborhoods of southeastern Ferguson have had some, but not a great deal, of negative effect on businesses in the historic downtown Ferguson area on South Florissant Road.
Business Fund set up
By Pat Lindsey
For the past 37 years, North County, Inc. has represented the 375,000 residents of North County in economic development. As president and CEO of that organization, Rebecca Zoll takes the duties outlined in her job description very seriously. And with the recent upheaval in Ferguson, Zoll and NCI are now taking on new responsibilities, including fundraising to help Ferguson area businesses hurt by the vandalism and closings.
Ready to Embrace the New School Year
The Staff and Administration at the Ferguson-Florissant School District have been busy addressing the unforeseen and tragic issues facing our community as we prepare for the new school year. Our Board of Education made an important and supportive decision to delay the school start until Monday, Aug. 25. “Our staff has taken advantage of this extra week to make scheduling adjustments, ensure the safety of our campuses and prepare our staff to welcome our students and celebrate a new school year,” said acting superintendent Lawrence Larrew.
Jennings School also Closed on Tuesday
All schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District were closed Tuesday, August 19 and will remain closed through Friday, August 22 due to continued unrest in and around Ferguson. This decision was made after much careful deliberation and consideration of input received from local law enforcement officials and district security staff.« Previous Entries