The NSC e-Newsletter

January 12, 2023

Normandy Schools Collaborative Mission Statement

Mission Statement: Normandy Schools Collaborative prepares global leaders for college, career, and productive citizenship by empowering a community of confident learners and valuing the unique contributions of every student.

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Finalists Announced in Normandy Schools Superintendent Search

The Normandy Schools Collaborative Joint Executive Governing Board is pleased to announce the selection of three finalist candidates in the running for the district’s superintendent vacancy. The candidates selected include:

  • Dr. Howard E Fields III, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for Kirkwood School District
  • Dr. Bruce Green, Director of Secondary Education for Ritenour School District
  • Dr. Michael Triplett, Assistant Superintendent of Operations for Olathe Public Schools

The finalists will participate in a community forum that will be held on Wednesday, January 18, at Beyond Housing, located at 6506 Wright Way. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Questions for candidates can be submitted ahead of time via email at or in person at the forum. After the forum, the community will have the opportunity to provide feedback on each candidate.

The Joint Executive Governing Board will make its final decision at a later date.

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Normandy High School Centennial Celebration 2023-2024

Planning is underway for the 100th-anniversary celebration of Normandy High School, culminating in the 2024 graduation! Be on the lookout for more information on events planned throughout the 2023-2024 school year. Go Vikings!

Normandy Family Night at UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center

You're invited to the Normandy Family Night on Friday, January 13, from 4 to 8 p.m. The community event will be held at the UMSL Recreation and Wellness Center at 11 Arnold B Grobman Drive.

Activities include crafts, games, pickle ball, basketball, and a climbing wall. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase. Normandy residents can get in for free, and outside community attendees can get in for $4.

More information can be found in the flyer below or online on the City of Normandy website.

Gateway to Homeownership- January 14

A "Gateway to Homeownership" event will take place at the Community Impact Network's office building on Jan. 14, to provide area residents with a step-by-step guide to homeownership.

Attendees will get a free lunch and an educational program about the home-buying process, loan programs, and more. The program will include information about:

  • Assistance programs for first-time and non-first-time buyers
  • A personalized, step-by-step pathway to homeownership
  • The home-buying process, from qualification to closing
  • Loan programs for all buyers

Learn more on the event page here.

NSC Wants Your Feedback

To promote transparency in our district, the Normandy Schools Collaborative has created a vehicle to hear directly from our students, parents, staff, and community. If you have concerns or comments about the school system, we want to hear from you. We value your feedback, positive or negative. Please send us a comment about a recent experience, offer suggestions on how we can improve, or give a shout-out to an employee who deserves recognition for doing a great job. All communications with the district will remain anonymous.

Here is how to connect with us:

Email to have your comment forwarded to the appropriate personnel for acknowledgment within 24 hours.

Call 314-473-0706 to speak with someone directly. This number will be staffed from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

Can we text you? Opt-in for district text messages

Emergency school closures? Bus delays? Last-minute schedule changes? It's becoming more common and we can get that information to families & staff quicker via text messaging.

We have to get your permission for you to receive text messages from the district.

Text 'Y' to 68453.

If you have questions, please visit the website or email

*There is no charge to sign up. Your service provider may charge a fee for text messaging depending on your plan.

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