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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.”
The stories of Dr. Suess will come to life March 22-24 in the Trinity gym when the Titan Alumni Players present Suessical the Musical.
Performances will take place at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23 and at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and students 18 and under. Saturday’s show is a dinner theater and tickets cost $30 for adults and $20 for children and students under 12. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the door or reserved prior to the Friday and Sunday performances. Dinner Theater tickets must be reserved at least a week prior to the performance.
The Hazelwood East High School Choir participated in the Missouri History Museum’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. More than 80 students presented a program entitled “A Trio of Dreamers.” The program grew out of a proposal presented to Barnes Bradshaw, special and educational event coordinator at the Missouri History Museum.
All three- and four-year-olds residing in the District are eligible to enroll
Enrollment begins this Friday, March 1 for free preschool for three- and four-year-old children residing in the Ferguson-Florissant School District. Families are encouraged to enroll early as spaces in the program are limited.« Previous Entries Next Entries »