The NSC e-Newsletter

August 17, 2022

Registration is Open for the 2022-2023 School Year

Normandy Schools Collaborative is currently registering students for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year, which begins on Monday, August 22. Current students may register at their schools.

Students who are new to the district must register in person at the district's central office, located at 3855 Lucas and Hunt Road. In addition, new students must provide proof of residency.

Additional registration information may be found here.

Save the Date: Meet the Teacher Night

Please mark your calendar and plan to meet the staff at the annual “Meet the Teacher Night.”

Normandy Early Learning Center students will Meet the Teacher this evening, Wednesday, August 17 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 pm.

Barak Obama School and Lucas Crossing School will host families on Thursday, August 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Jefferson School will Meet the Teachers on Thursday, August 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Bel Nor will host families on Thursday, August 18 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Washington School will welcome families on Thursday, August 18 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

This will give you and your child the opportunity to meet the staff and get questions answered about the upcoming school year.

New School Start Times and Bus Schedules Announced

The first day of school for Normandy Schools Collaborative is Monday, August 22. The school start times and bus schedules are listed below:

Normandy High School (314) 493-0600

Barack Obama School (314) 493-0850

The school day begins at 7:20 am and is dismissed at 2:30 pm

Bus drop-off at the school is at 7:05 am

Bus departs schools at 2:38 pm

Lucas Crossing School (314) 493-0200

Bel-Nor School (314) 493-0140

The school day begins at 8:10 am and is dismissed at 3:20 pm

Bus drop-off at the school is 7:55 am

Bus departs school at 3:28 pm

Normandy Early Learning Center (314) 493-0880

Jefferson School (314) 493-0100

Washington School (314) 493-0810

The school day begins at 9:00 am and is dismissed at 4:10 pm

Bus drop-off at the school is at 8:45 am

Bus departs school at 4:18 pm

Beyond the Backpack Gets Students Ready for Back to School

More than 2,000 students and their families showed up to Saturday's successful Beyond the Backpack event. NSC, Beyond Housing and 24:1 Community teamed up to get students ready to head back to school. Families could get physicals, immunizations free backpacks, school supplies, uniforms and shoes as well as haircuts and eye exams at the event. A DJ, petting zoo, ice cream truck and more made the event fun for all!

Thanks to KSDK/Channel 5 for the great coverage of Beyond the Backpack. Watch the full story here.

Early Learning Center Awarded Books Grant

Congratulations to the Normandy Early Learning Center for winning a grant through Books for STL Kids to ensure all NELC students start the year off with a book of their own to take home. Family Engagement Liaison Marcia Hayes-Harris initiated the grant and made this amazing opportunity possible. What a great way to start of the school year!

Enrollment Underway for Normandy Parents As Teachers Program

Pregnant? Have children under 5? Would you like some parenting support? Normandy Schools Collaborative’s Parents As Teachers program is open! You are your child’s most important teacher and through personal visits, group connections, resources, and screening, you and your child will be ready for school. Call 314-824-8581 for more information.

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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