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North County Christian School’s senior advanced history class has extended learning beyond the text book and classroom. Three days a week, they dress in authentic World War II soldier attire and practice marching drills, gun care and use, and infantry behavior. Their final test was held in Nevada, MO, where they participated in a WWII reenactment along with several hundred other participants.
Hazelwood School District staff took part Feb. 13 and 14 in a two-day 4 E’s- Educate, Evade, Escape and Engage course designed to prepare and respond to an active shooter/intruder.
Twenty-five HSD employees underwent intense simulation drills using classrooms on Friday, Febr. 14. The training will take place at the HSD Administration Building, located at 15955 New Halls Ferry Road. Graduates of the 4 E’s course will then in turn be able to offer training to other Hazelwood School District employees.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District offers free, quality preschool taught by certified teachers for resident children, three to five years old. Three-year-olds attend class two mornings per week; 4-year-olds attend three or four half-days. Families also receive home visits.
Hazelwood West High School will hold its fifth annual Curriculum Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 6 – p.m. at the high school.
This event is designed for families of current Hazelwood West H.S. students and eighth grade students at Hazelwood Northwest and Hazelwood West Middle schools. Eighth grade students who currently attend private or parochial schools and plan on attending West high next year are also encouraged to attend.
Slate of 3 among 8 Candidates File for F-F School Board
The Ferguson-Florissant School Board will meet in a closed session with suspended superintendent Art McCoy on Feb. 24 to give him and his attorney a chance to respond to charges the board made for placing him on paid administrative leave. In the meanwhile a heated race for three spots on the school board in the April 8th election is shaping up after a group has formed to offer a slate of candidates who support McCoy.