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Hazelwood Parents Seek Budget Cuts That Will Have Little Impact on Students

Members of the Parent Action Committee in the Hazelwood School District (HSD) and a district spokesperson appeared hopeful that the recent 3-hour line-by-line review of the budget might begin an open dialogue between parents and administrators regarding the HSD’s budget woes.

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Hazelwood Schools cutbacks

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Custodians OK 7-Hour Day

Move will Save Jobs For Many Custodians

The Hazelwood School District (HSD) custodial staff recently voted and approved a measure last week to switch from an eight-hour workday to a seven-hour workday in an effort to protect custodial positions after the recent budget-restructuring announcement. The close to unanimous vote will allow custodial staff who would have been affected by the recent budget cuts to keep their positions with full benefits.

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Hazelwoood Central, North Tech. Win Basketball Districts

By Jim Wieners

About one week ago Hazelwood Central Boys Basketball won their third consecutive district title in Class Five. Nearly a week before that in Class Three North Technical Boys Basketball played in only their second district title game, ever, and this time they won their first-ever district title.

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Parents Launch Petition Effort To Audit Budget Cuts in Hazelwood

District Contends Cutbacks Necessary

Hazelwood School District (HSD) parents and residents are circulating a petition to ask for an audit of the district by state officials in light of the budget cuts proposed by HSD. The state auditor’s office requires 5,000 signatures before a state audit would be approved. In addition, parents have formed a committee to identify alternative ways to save the district money.

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Budget Cuts for Hazelwood School District Draw Criticism from Parents, Teachers

Photo of packed school board meeting room…. An estimated 200-300 more stood in the lobby and area outside the board room. Photo provided by Keith English.

Photo of packed school board meeting room…. An estimated 200-300 more stood in the lobby and area outside the board room. Photo provided by Keith English.

Parents, teachers and others jammed the Hazelwood School District School Board meeting Wednesday night to voice opposition to the administration’s recently announced plan to reduce the budget over the next several years. Most of the opposition concerned cutbacks in elementary band/orchestra and the plan to have only one physical education class per month.

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20 Hazelwood Seniors Make Athletic Collegiate Commitments

  

Hazelwood West athletic signers

Hazelwood West athletic signers

 

Hazelwood Central athletic signers

Hazelwood Central athletic signers

 

In keeping with tradition, last Wednesday, Feb. 3, the Hazelwood School District took part in National Signing Day. A total of 20 seniors from Hazelwood Central, Hazelwood West, and Hazelwood East High Schools accepted college athletic scholarships and signed letters of intent to play college sports.

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