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The Hazelwood School District Board of Education has approved the retirement of Ingrid Clark-Jackson, associate superintendent of Human Resources. Clark-Jackson has spent over 30 years in education. Previously, Clark-Jackson served nine years in the Hazelwood School District as Hazelwood West’s High School Principal, and as an assistant superintendent of Human Resources. She served in the Ritenour School District as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, and associate principal for 23 years.
Similar to first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches individuals how to help those experiencing mental health challenges or crises.
The Hazelwood School District invites district parents and community members to participate in the Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Saturday, Feb. 28, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided The session will be held at The Hazelwood School District Learning Center Board Room, 15955 New Halls Ferry Road.
The Hazelwood School District took part in National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 4. A total of 28 seniors from Hazelwood Central and Hazelwood West High Schools accepted college athletic scholarship and signed letters of intent to play college sports. The student athletes are listed below:
The St. Louis County Missouri Regional Championships of Poetry Out Loud were held earlier this month at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre. Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation contest supported in all 50 states by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.
Out of the classroom and into the trenches is where you would have found our Advanced History class January 16-17. North County Christian School Advanced History class trains throughout the semester so they can be approved to participate in a WWII Reenactment at Camp Clark in Nevada, MO. Our students are not alone at Camp Clark: men, women, and students from several states representing the US, Italian, Russian and German armies come together for a week-end of reenactment. This semester, our students will be studying the Civil War which will conclude with a Civil War reenactment in April.
By Bob Lindsey
The Ferguson-Florissant School District Board of Education last week introduced Dr. Joseph Davis as the new superintendent, effective July 1.
The board unanimously approved Davis’ appointment on Jan. 30 and directed the negotiation of his contract. The contract, signed on Feb. 6 and ratified by the Board on Feb. 10, will run July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018. Davis will receive an initial annual salary of $200,000.« Previous Entries