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Cold Water Elementary School in the Hazelwood School District is being recognized by Character Plus and the St. Louis Rams for implementing character fitness for its students and staff.
Character Plus and the St. Louis Rams mascot “Rampage” will visit Cold Water on Friday, September 12 at 9 a.m. during an all-school assembly. Cold Water will receive a banner, tickets to attend a Rams home game this season, and an invitation to present at the National Character Plus conference.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District Board of Education and the firm it selected to conduct a search for the district’s next leader, PROACT Search, have begun the next phase of the district’s superintendent search.
Final 2014 LEA Annual Performance Report recently released by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education shows substantial improvement for the Jennings School District.
The Annual Performance Report (APR) shows that in 2014, Jennings earned a total of 109.5 points compared to 92 points in 2013, an increase of 17.5 points. Seventy percent is needed for full accreditation and Jennings far exceeded that goal this year.
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.
The start of the school year may have been delayed for Ferguson-Florissant students, but staff and administration were at work after the Board of Education made the decision to postpone the start of school to Monday, Aug. 25. It was sultry hot day nearing 100 on Monday, but classes officially began in the large school district with few hitches.