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The organizers of this year’s Ferguson StreetFest must believe that variety is the spice of life, because the festival will offer a variety of bands and a variety of activities.
Live Well Ferguson is hosting its first Obstacle Course Challenge on Sunday, October 7 as part of the Sunday Parkways series. The challenge begins at 2:30 p.m. and will be held at McCluer South-Berkeley High School, located at 201 Brotherton Lane in Ferguson. A mini-challenge for youth will also be held, starting at 2:00 p.m.
Starting Thursday, Sept. 20, students at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) and Ferguson-area residents will be connected from the heart of the UMSL campus to Old Town Ferguson, thanks to the newest segment of the Great Rivers Greenway trail system. The St. Vincent Greenway Cross-Campus Trail serves as an important connector in the Great Rivers Greenway system. Eventually, the St. Vincent Greenway will extend from UMSL to Forest Park.
The Ferguson-Florissant School Board Recognizes Excellence
The Ferguson-Florissant School District Board of Education honored the accomplishments of students and staff at the monthly board meeting on May 9.
McCluer’s sixth Gates Millennium Scholars: Mark Vassell, a senior at McCluer High School, earned the Gates Millennium Scholars scholarship. Mark is the sixth student from McCluer to win the all-expense paid renewable scholarship for outstanding minority students.
Ferg-Flor. Free Preschool
Enrollment Now Open
Enrollment is now open for the Ferguson-Florissant School District free half-day preschool for children who live in the District. Classes are held in ten different locations around the District. Parents as Teachers personal visits are included. Enrollment forms can be picked up from the Early Education Office or found on the web at www.fergflor.org. The site also lists the documents needed along with enrollment forms.
By Bob Lindsey
Community and business leaders attending the Legislative Reception for North County got to hear brief perspectives from elected legislators followed by questions on a wide range of questions such as an Interstate 70 toll road, charter schools and the lack of accreditation at two school districts, and state efforts to start taxing Internet sales.« Previous Entries Next Entries »