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By Jim Wieners
Two years ago North Technical Boys Basketball ended a tournament title drought by winning the Lutheran St. Charles County Cougar Classic, and then added a second tournament title a month later by winning at Orchard Farm.
Austin Johnson was honored at the Northwest Chamber of Commerce membership meeting in November. Austin is a senior at North County Christian School. He has a 3.62 GPA, and has been on the Principal’s List through his high school years. He has also received the school’s Pinnacle and Outstanding Achievement awards in Personal Finance.
St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley will host its annual celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, in the Terry M. Fischer Theatre on campus, 3400 Pershall Road.
Three Hazelwood School District (HSD) students and a staff member are four of 13 finalists selected in the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest sponsored by North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU).
Approximately 80 former members of the Hazelwood West High School Orchestra will return to their alma mater to participate in the Holiday Concert Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. The alumni will join current orchestra members on stage for a reunion performance as part of the annual event.
Fifth and sixth graders from Central and Johnson-Wabash Elementary Schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District will soon be strumming melodious sounds thanks to the Saint Louis Classical Guitar Society.
The Augustine Foundation of New York City is donating $20,000 to the Guitar Society to launch Phase One of its Ferguson Guitar Initiative. Funding will provide for high quality classical guitars, additional compensation for participating classroom teachers, and educational specialists in the classrooms compliments of the Guitar Society. The students will meet twice weekly, in groups of up to 15, to learn to play the classical guitar and perform beautiful music with their peers.« Previous Entries