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Ferguson-Florissant District Names Joseph Davis New Superintendent

New Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent

New Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent

 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.

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Hazelwood District Attracts Students, Families to 2015 STEM Extravaganza

More than 750 members of the community spent a recent sunny Saturday talking to university representatives about summer engineering programs, getting their hands sticky in slime, and learning how a 3D printer works, among other things.

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Ferguson-Florissant District To Seek $31 Million Bond Issue on Apr. 7th Ballot

Approval Would Fund Infrastructure Upgrades

The Ferguson-Florissant School District has announced it will seek a no tax increase $31 million bond issue, Proposition I,  in the upcoming April 7 election.

If approved, Proposition I would fund upgrades to the district’s infrastructure including security improvements, building repairs and renovations. A district spokesperson said the bond issue would also upgrade classroom technology to help the district deliver innovative instruction and learning opportunities that prepare students for 21st century careers. This would include conversion of a district school into a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Learning Center.

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Ferguson-Florissant Names 2 Finalists for Superintendent Post

Dr. Bryan Davis of Columbus, Wis., and Dr. Joseph Davis of Plymouth, N.C.

will meet Ferguson-Florissant district stakeholders at events Jan. 29 & 30

bdavis. supt candidate 

Dr. Joseph Davis

Dr. Joseph Davis

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Ferguson-Florissant School District Will Hold Superintendent Candidate Forums Jan. 29 & 30

Finalists will meet with stakeholders at events throughout the District

The Ferguson-Florissant School District will hold four public events next week to introduce finalists for the role of superintendent. District residents, administrators, teachers, civic leaders, faith leaders and other community leaders are encouraged to attend.

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Hazelwood Schools STEM Extravaganza Jan. 24

The Hazelwood School District (HSD) invites students, families and members of the community to the STEM Extravaganza on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hazelwood Central High School, 15875 New Halls Ferry Road in Florissant. The event is free.

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