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The eight Catholic elementary schools located in the Northeast Deanery of the Archdiocese of St. Louis will kick-off Catholic Schools Week with an Open House on the afternoon of Sunday, Jan. 25. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the schools, meet teachers and staff, learn about the curriculum and programs that each school offers, and review application and enrollment procedures.
St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley will celebrate African-American History Month throughout February.
On Feb. 4 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., there will be a kickoff celebration in the Student Center Multipurpose Room featuring an African dance troupe, a presentation about Elijah Lovejoy from Barnes Bradshaw with the Missouri History Museum, musical performances, free food and giveaways. Kenneth Murdock, of the Murdock Report on WGNU-AM, will give the keynote address.
By Tom Anselm
During what is now called “The Mid-Century” starting with 1950, there began a social phenomenon resulting from the return to civilian life of millions of men in the mid-1940s who had just won a war against tyranny. Called “The Baby Boom”, it created an unprecedented effect on American society the likes of which we may never see again.
Free Vision Screening for Children, 6 months to 6 years
KidSight in conjunction with the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Parents as Teachers program will offer free vision screenings on February 23, 2015, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the James J Eagan Center, #1 James J. Eagan Drive in Florissant.
The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2015 scholarship program.
The chamber will award six $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who reside in the Greater North County service area, which includes the cities of Bellefontaine Neighbors, Black Jack, Cool Valley, Ferguson, Florissant, Hazelwood, Jennings, Spanish Lake and surrounding unincorporated North St. Louis County.
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.« Previous Entries Next Entries »