FFSD Students Qualify for State DECA Competition

Students from McCluer, McCluer South-Berkeley and McCluer North High Schools headed to Lake Ozark March 15-17 to participate in the state DECA competition. DECA is an international organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality management and other business areas. DECA has over 3500 high school chapters with more than 200,000 members. In order to qualify for state competition, students competed in divisional competition. Below is a listing of DECA state qualifiers and their area of competition:

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Hazelwood District Staff Earns Special School District Honors

Four winners from the Hazelwood School District staff were honored March 4, by the Special School District of St. Louis County for their work and commitment to special education.

The honorees were recognized during the 2015 Special School District Salutes Banquet. The list of HSD staff receiving awards include:

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North County Inc. Seeks Nominees For Annual Breakfast Event May 29

North County Incorporated (NCI) invites civic, business, community leaders and residents to celebrate our 38 years of service to the North County community at our Annual Breakfast on Friday, May 29, at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport at 7:30 – 9:30 am.

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National Players Present ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Scout talks with father Atticus in the award winning drama To Kill a Mockingbird, playing at the Florissant Civic Center for one night only on Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m.

Scout talks with father Atticus in the award winning drama
To Kill a Mockingbird, playing at the Florissant Civic Center
for one night only on Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m.

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Urban League to Build $500,000 Jobs Center on Former QuikTrip Site

Rendering of New Job Center to be built  at site of former Quick Trip on West Florissant Rd.

Rendering of New Job Center to be built at site of former Quick Trip on West Florissant Rd.

Facility to house new workforce training center

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis has announced plans to build a new job training center on the site of the former QuikTrip convenience store at 9420 W. Florissant Avenue in Ferguson. The property was donated by QuikTrip Corporation. It had been destroyed in te rioting in the area last summer.

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Cinderella: Seriously Retold

By Sandra Olmsted

Director Kenneth Branagh returns to Charles Perrault’s original story and treats it with the dignity according serious literature in this new version of Cinderella, scripted by Chris Weitz. The result is a moving, if slightly melodramatic, version of what is often written off as merely a fairy tale for and about girls. Branagh show his gentle touch with the talented cast and get just the right performance from each.

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