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The Hazelwood School District presented its 2014 Pacesetter Awards to four schools for their participation in the District’s recent United Way of Greater St. Louis annual workplace giving campaign. The schools were recognized at the January 13 Board of Education meeting for having a minimum of 60 percent of the staff at that site donate to the campaign.
By Jim Wieners
Girls Basketball Teams at Hazelwood Central High and Incarnate Word Academy have at least 11 wins each prior to Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 19) and both teams have been on winning streaks.
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.« Previous Entries Next Entries »