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The Ferguson-Florissant has announced that Dr. Art McCoy and his attorney have requested a change of the hearing date previously scheduled for Monday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. The superintendent was placed on suspended leave and he and his attorney were schedule to answer charges from the board on why he was placed on paid administrative leave.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District held its annual District-wide Spelling Bees on Feb 10 and 11. Holman Elementary School fifth-grader Estephanie Estrada won the district-wide spelling bee, and two students – Commons Lane Elementary sixth-grader Megan Mathers and Ferguson Middle eighth-grader Alexandria Taylor — were selected as finalists to compete in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Regional Spelling Bee on March 1.
Fifty-eight students competed in grade-level competitions for grades 4-8 on Feb. 10 at the District’s Administration Center in Florissant. The winners of each grade level are as follows:
By Cara Koen, Federation of Catholic Schools
What started as a casual conversation after mass between a parishioner and his pastor, has blossomed into a program that will enhance the spiritual and physical wellness of students throughout the Northeast Deanery.
Mayor Tom Schneider was invited to North County Technical High School recently by Joshua Galati (instructor) to learn about the Certified Production Technician Program (CPT) and to promote a March 6th open house.
Mayor Schneider said he was very impressed with the students, staff and industry volunteer instructor. North County Tech High School will be having an open house on Thursday, March 6 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information visit: www.northtechnical.org.
North County Christian School’s senior advanced history class has extended learning beyond the text book and classroom. Three days a week, they dress in authentic World War II soldier attire and practice marching drills, gun care and use, and infantry behavior. Their final test was held in Nevada, MO, where they participated in a WWII reenactment along with several hundred other participants.