One District United e-Newsletter
A publication of Ferguson-Florissant School District
FFSD Students Selected for the Musical Arts Festival at UMSL
Band, orchestra and choir students were selected to go to University of Missouri-St. Louis for the E. Desmond Lee High School Music Festival. This opportunity allowed students to collaborate with peers from all of the E. Desmond Lee collaborative districts in St. Louis. Students rehearsed at the university and then presented an evening concert on the UMSL campus at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. We are #fergflorproud! Learn more: http://bit.ly/3xqwxp8
Board of Education Recognitions
Congratulations to our students, staff and community partners who were recognized by the FFSD Board of Education during its Board of Education Recognition meeting on Feb. 22. Board Recognition meetings are held quarterly and the Board recognizes individuals and groups for their achievements. See the photo gallery 📸 from the recognition meeting. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3IzDQ2T
Board Candidate Forum
The League of Women Voters and Ferguson Municipal Public Library are hosting a virtual candidate forum for the Ferguson-Florissant School Board election on Wednesday, March 29, at 6 p.m. The public is encouraged to submit questions in advance for the candidates at https://bit.ly/3XVEixW, and then hear their answers during the forum that will be livestreamed on YouTube at bit.ly/fmplschool23. Learn more about the candidates here.
Career Pathways & Apprenticeship Event
Families and students in grades 6 through 12, as well as recent graduates, are invited to attend the St. Louis County Apprenticeship and Career Pathways Showcase. Come learn more about exciting career paths and fulfilling job opportunities! The two remaining events are:
- Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Tech High School
- Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Tech High School
Learn more: http://bit.ly/3KE5xdt
District Building Teachers of the Year
FFSD is proud to announce the selection of building Teachers of the Year. These outstanding teachers were selected by members of the school community based on teacher, student, parent and community nominations because of their skillful delivery of instruction, commitment to teaching and learning, and leadership within their school buildings. The teachers will move forward for consideration for the 2022-23 FFSD District Teacher of the Year honor.
Educator Receives Inspiring STEM Teacher Award
Gina Pereda, STEAM Academy Middle School eighth grade science teacher received an Inspiring Teacher Award from the Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis. Learn more here.
Math Educator is the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Teacher of the Month
Susan Heidorn, seventh grade math teacher at Ferguson Middle School is this month's St. Louis Post-Dispatch Teacher of the Month. Learn more about her work here.
Nominate Someone Doing Amazing Things in FFSD
Recognize a special person who has gone above and beyond in their contributions to make a significant difference in the Ferguson-Florissant School District and community. Many of our staff, students, parents, alumni and community members are doing great things, embodying that the District's strength is because of the people within FFSD -- this is a chance to recognize and honor those individuals. Learn more about the UNITED Awards. Nomination deadline: March 24, 2023. Nominate someone today.
Shared Images of Success - Bright Spots Seen Around FFSD
We have so many great things happening in our District. Check out the Ferguson-Florissant School District Shared Images of Success video series that highlights success stories from around the District. You can see a new SIS video each month at monthly Board of Education meetings or on the District YouTube channel.
Wednesday, Mar. 8 @ 6 p.m. (Watch Live)
Board of Education Meeting
8855 Dunn Road
Wednesday, Mar. 22
Last Day of 3rd Quarter
No School/District Offices Closed
Monday, Apr. 3
No School/District Offices Open
Professional Development for Staff
Tuesday, Apr. 4
No School/Election Day/ District Offices Open
The Ferguson-Florissant School District, located in suburban St. Louis, serves nearly 10,000 students from preschool through 12th grade with an excellent comprehensive educational program.