Larimore Parent Newsletter
Week of 10/26/2020
Drive-Through Food Distribution
Salvation Army-Toy Town
Christmas Assistance Application
Online ONLY for St. Louis City and County: October 2020 until all slots are filled
October 1-30 or until all slots are filled
Families with children 12 and under may apply for Angel Tree/Toy Town online at
www.saangeltree.org (no invitation code required)
October 8-30 or until all slots are filled
All others may apply online for General Holiday Assistance at www.salarmymidland.org
Required Documentation to Upload
❖ Photo ID for Head of Household ❖ Date of Birth document for children 12 and under (birth certificate, letter from school etc.)
❖ Proof of address
❖ Proof of monthly household income
St. Charles County Locations:
St. Charles Corps O’Fallon Corps
2140 N. 4th St. 1 William Booth Dr.
October 26th-November 30th October 5th-November 30th Mondays & Fridays 1:00pm-4:00pm Apply by phone
(October 5th-16 Thanksgiving meal box Applications)
St. Clair County Locations:
East St. Louis Belleville Corps
616 N. 16th St. #20 Glory Place
October 12th-Novermber 6th October 12th-November 6th Mondays 1:00pm-7pm Wednesdays 1pm-7pm
Tuesdays 9am-4pm Thursday 9am-4pm
Madison County Locations:
Alton Corps Granite City Corps 525 Alby St 3007 E. 23rd St
(618) 465-7764 (618)451-7957
October 5th-October 29th October 19th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 9am-11am and 1pm-3pm
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays October 26th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 9am-11am and 1pm-3pm 9am-11:30am November 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th 9am-11am and 1pm-3pm
Tuesdays 1pm-2:30pm November 9th, 11th, 9am-11am and 1pm-3pm (November 12th and 13th by Appointment only 9am-5:30pm)
(call for documentation needed)
3740 Telegraph Rd.
Remedial and Supplemental Tutoring
Re: Remedial and Supplemental tutoring
This year the district’s tutoring program will assist all students who are struggling in one or more subjects, especially reading, writing and mathematics. The expectation is that students will receive rigorous instructional support so that they will become more successful in their classes and will demonstrate improved achievement. If you are interested in signing your student up for tutoring, please contact your child's teacher.
Parent Teacher Conferences are Coming Soon
All report cards will be emailed to parents. Please make sure that we have your current email address. Call 314-953-4500 if your email address needs to be updated. Teachers will fill all sections of the report card EXCEPT behavior. Extensive comments will be provided.
No school on Oct 23rd and Oct 30th due to parent-teacher conferences. Please expect appointment invitations from teachers. If you have not heard from your child's teacher, please let us know.
Conference times are as follows:
- Oct 23th: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
- Oct 30th: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Red Ribbon Week Information
Red Ribbon Week Activities
Theme: Be Happy, Be Brave, and Drug Free!
“Mask Challenge”- Thursday
October 26 – 30th, 2020
Monday – “Sock It To Drugs” – students wear crazy socks, colorful socks during class. Teachers might allow time to show off your crazy socks.
Tuesday – “Red-Y” For Life” – students will wear the color RED!
Wednesday – “Wellness Wednesday” – students, bring a Red Apple to class with you. Eat it as a snack.
Thursday – “Shade Out Drugs” - Wear sunglasses!
Using Our Red Ribbon Theme, spend time during the week decorating a Mask using markers, crayon, paint, crafts, etc….. Share your mask during class on Thursday or, take a picture and send them to your teacher so that we can post them.
Dr. Martin Luther King-Oratory Contest
North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice is once again sponsoring its Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratory Contest. Students and adults are invited to submit written and oratories. Please contact Mrs. Neeley at 314-953-4509 if you or your child plan to participate. The deadline is November 16, 2020.
ü Essay (written oratory) and contest application must be postmarked by November 14, 2020, or emailed no later than midnight on November 16, 2020.
ü Finalists chosen to participate in the oratorical contest will be contacted by November 30, 2020.
ü Finalists will present their oratories on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom or a similar platform.
ü All essays should reflect the values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the theme of “Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
Senior (age 60 and over)
Youth in Grades 9-12
Youth in Grades 6-8
Youth in Grades 3-5
The winner of each category will present an oratory at the virtual
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2021
To reference Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s values, please visit www.thekingcenter.org
- CARES Act Housing Funds
Rent and Mortgage assistance is available for qualifying residents of St. Louis City and St. Louis County through the CARES Act.
To see if you qualify, please complete the online application: https://www.211helps.org/cares-apply/
2. Accelerated Training Programs through Workforce Solutions
Workforce Solutions has released its October 2020 list of accelerated training programs offered at St. Louis Community College.
These non-credit courses provide fast track, concentrated opportunities to skill up and enter in-demand jobs quickly.
Many of the programs are eligible for full funding for eligible students.
For more information: https://stlcc.edu/programs-academics/accelerated-job-training/
3. Show Me Hope Helpline
Show Me Hope is a federally funded crisis counseling program, offering free coping and resiliency skills education, disaster preparedness and response education, and referrals to community resources. Contact: 314-747-7492
More Important Dates to Remember
- No School on November 3, 2020, due to Election Day so that everyone can go and vote.
- No School November 25-27, 2020 due to Thanksgiving Holiday