City of Florissant Celebrates Arbor Day

Several people were on hand to celebrate Arbor Day.

Several people were on hand to celebrate Arbor Day.

The traditional Arbor Day celebration took place on Thursday at the Florissant Valley Park near the Voodoo Jet.  The Gardeners of Florissant Club donated a Chickapin Oak in memory of Phyllis Thompson and dedicated an American Hornbeam to celebrate the 250th birthday of the City of St. Louis.

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Recycle Event Successful

Mayor Thomas P. Schneider recently announced that this year’s electronic recycle event was another success.  An over-flow crowd came to the event, held Saturday April 5th in St. Ferdinand Park, to recycle all of their electronics, including TVs, computer equipment, stereos and household appliances.

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Food Truck Monday April 21 On The Walk in Ferguson

A taste of St. Louis’ food truck cuisine will be available in the Downtown Ferguson Citywalk area on April 21.  The City of Ferguson and the Ferguson Special Business District (FSBD) will host Food Truck Monday on the Walk.  The event will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Plaza at 501 located at 501 S. Florissant Rd.

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Hazelwood Summer School Locations Changed

The Hazelwood School District (HSD) recently announced the 2014 Summer School schedule to all students, staff, and the HSD community.

Due to on-going construction to finish renovations at Central High and to reduce distractions to the learning environment, the District is relocating summer school for Central High.

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Lawson School Students Holds Olympic Spring Training over the Break

Lawson students at Olympic Spring Training on March 26

Lawson students at Olympic Spring Training on March 26

Lawson students at Olympic Spring Training on March 26

On March 26, while the rest of the Hazelwood School District observed Spring Break, 30 Lawson Elementary students—grades third through fifth, attended a special school session, “Olympic Spring Training,” to help prepare students for the upcoming Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) testing.

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‘Journey West’ at the Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center April 26

The Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center will be hosting an event called Journey West on April 26 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  This is an interactive, first-person, family-friendly event where visitors will be encouraged to step back in time to the 19th century and assume the role of someone traveling West from Missouri or someone settling on the Missouri Frontier. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors (55 and older), and $6 for children (ages 4 – 11).

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