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Administrators will serve students and families at Bermuda, Central and Wedgwood Elementary Schools
The Ferguson-Florissant School District announced the appointments of three elementary school principals for the 2013-2014 school year:
Matthew Hinzpeter has served the District for 12 years as an elementary school teacher and currently as interim principal at Bermuda Elementary School. He has been named building principal at Bermuda Elementary School, located at 5835 Bermuda Dr. in St. Louis. Mr. Hinzpeter holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a master’s degree in elementary administration from Lindenwood University.
All three HSD high schools competed at the upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition, FRC, St. Louis regional event March 14 – 16 at the Chaifetz Arena and two schools took home honors.
Recently, more than 70 Hazelwood School District middle and high school students, along with students representing four other school districts, participated in an “AirO2Dynamic” meeting, sponsored by the St. Louis County Department of Health. The meeting took place at the John C. Murphy Health Center in Berkeley.
By Jeremy Thomas
The recent Hazelwood School board meeting was highlighted by the United Way Pacesetter Awards and featured Daryl Lester of the United Way of Greater St. Louis as guest speaker.
Ms. Vanessa Howard is the district’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Howard is a third-grade instructional coach at Johnson-Wabash Elementary School and has served the District for 14 years. Ms. Howard was selected for her contributions to education in the District which include instilling a love of learning in her students and providing each student with instruction tailored to their needs and learning styles.
Recently, more than 60 people attended the Hazelwood School District’s first parent engagement forum on school safety. Two additional forums were held this past week.
“We were very pleased with the turnout and hope that many more patrons will attend forums scheduled in the future,” said Julia Burke Thorpe, assistant superintendent for student services. “Participants were very interested in what our District is doing to ensure the safety of our students, staff and community members. They also provided excellent feedback and suggestions as we move forward.”« Previous Entries Next Entries »