The NSC e-Newsletter

January 5, 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.

The Board of Education invites you to meet the finalists for the Normandy Schools Collaborative superintendent position. Each applicant will make a short presentation and answer questions submitted by community members.

You can submit your question at

Six candidates file for NSC JEGB election

Six Normandy citizens have filed their candidacy for the three open positions on the Normandy Schools Collaborative Joint Executive Governing Board. The qualifying candidates will be certified on January 24.

The election will be held Tuesday, April 4. Watch our website and social media channels for additional information on each candidate, as well as the date and time for a Meet the Candidates event hosted by The League of Women Voters.

Ethan Robinson wins t-shirt contest

Obama 8th grader wins t-shirt design contest

Congratulations to Barack Obama School 8th grader Ethan Robinson who won the STEMSTL t-shirt contest! The St. Louis Regional STEM Learning Ecosystem is a collaborative consortium committed to equitable access to high-quality STEM learning for all students in the St. Louis metro region. Ethan's design will be featured on the official STL STEM Ecosystem shirt. You can buy the t-shirts here.

Ethan is pictured with his art teacher, Christen Casaine, and science teacher, Kendall Rothschild, who encouraged him to enter the contest. He and his class were gifted shirts with his winning design and cupcakes. Congratulations, Ethan!

Normandy students named to Sen. Williams' youth program

Normandy students Stephone Cody, Jaden Maclin, and Anandra Chaney have been accepted into Senator Brian Williams' Youth Advisory Board. As members of the District 14 board, students will learn about the legislative process, visit the State Capitol during the legislative session, meet with elected officials, and volunteer in the St. Louis community. Congratulations!

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.

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.

JEGB Public Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 10th, 6pm

3855 Lucas and Hunt Road

St. Louis, MO

To attend the public JEGB meeting, click this link:

This meeting is open to the public.

Staff Professional Development- No School for Students

Friday, Jan. 13th, 7am

3855 Lucas and Hunt Road

St. Louis, MO

There will be no school for students on Friday, January 13 due to all-day professional development for teachers. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 17 following Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day- District Closed

Monday, Jan. 16th, 7am

3855 Lucas and Hunt Road

St. Louis, MO

Normandy Schools Collaborative will be closed Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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