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The Hazelwood School District (HSD) will host its annual STEM Extravaganza on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hazelwood Central High School, 15875 New Halls Ferry Road. This free event is open to the community and designed to showcase educational opportunities for students in pre-k through 12th grade in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Three students in the Hazelwood School District have been selected as finalists in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory contest, sponsored by the North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice.
Five Hazelwood West High School seniors were awarded a combined total of $166,000 in scholarships recently. James Van Nest, Tiana Bojorquez, Rebecca Connor, Deshon Riley and Mashroor Rashid all won merit-based scholarships to four colleges: Saint Louis University (SLU), Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO S&T), Maryville University and the University of Indianapolis.
Hazelwood East High School students Ayanna Miller and Tiara Coleman were awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to Fisk University. Both attended the Infinite Scholars Career Fair in September, where they had the opportunity to speak with university representatives from schools across the nation.
The Hazelwood School District (HSD) received a $15,000 grant from the Missouri School Boards’ Association (MSBA) that will be used to support school safety programs and initiatives. Funding was made possible through a legislative appropriation to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. It is administered by MSBA through its Missouri Center for Education Safety (CES), the state’s school safety center.
USDA Farm to School Grant Awarded to District
The Ferguson-Florissant School District has received a $91,500 Farm to School grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The grant covers the next 2 years and is part of $4.8 million awarded by the USDA to 74 school districts in 39 states. The Ferguson-Florissant School District is one of only two districts in Missouri to receive funding.« Previous Entries