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North County Christian Seniors Participate in WWII Reenactment

NCCS WWII Reenactment participants: Mr. Montgomery, teacher; students, Dee Dee Effinger, Ben Farmer, Ben Glore, Jake Harmon, Russell Keating, Nathan Lowrey, Andrew Menke and Taylor Sanders.

NCCS WWII Reenactment participants: Mr. Montgomery, teacher; students, Dee Dee Effinger, Ben Farmer, Ben Glore, Jake Harmon, Russell Keating, Nathan Lowrey, Andrew Menke and Taylor Sanders.

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.

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New Dates for Art McCoy hearing with Ferguson-Florissant School Board

  The Ferguson-Florissasnt  has announced that Dr. Art McCoy and his attorney have requested a change of the hearing date previously scheduled for Monday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m.  The superintendent was  placed on suspended leave and he and his attorney were schedule to answer charges from the board on why he was placed on paid administrative leave.
  The hearing will now be held, at Dr. McCoy’s request, on Wed., March 12 and Thursday, March 13. At this time, the hearing on the 12th is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., and the continuation of the meeting on March 13 is scheduled for 6 p.m. The hearing will remain closed to the public and  media.

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Hazelwood District Staff Does Intruder Scenario Training

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.

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Register Starting March 3 for Free FF Schools Preschool Programs

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.

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Hazelwood West Curriculum Fair Tuesday, Feb. 4

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.

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Ferguson-Florisant Board to meet Feb. 24 with Art McCoy;

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.

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