The NSC e-Newsletter

April 20, 2022

Reminder - Updated Masking Policy Now In Effect

At the April meeting of the Joint Executive Governing Board, an update to the district's Safe Return to School Plan was approved. This includes the district moving to masks recommended for students and staff. The change went into effect Monday, April 18. Masks will continue to be required on school buses.


We understand that there are personal reasons why an individual would choose to continue wearing a mask, and everyone will still have the opportunity to do so.


As we have throughout the pandemic, Normandy will continue to consult with local public health experts and follow the recommendations of the CDC to guide our safety mitigation practices. The updated guidelines can be found on our website, www.normandysc.org/BeSafeNormandy.

Superintendent Search Now Underway

The Normandy Schools Collaborative is beginning the search for a new superintendent to join the district in July 2022.


The Joint Executive Governing Board has secured the Missouri School Boards' Association as the search firm to lead the process. Candidates can submit applications; the deadline for submissions is May 6, 2022. The screening process will run from May 9-20.


The MSBA plans to wrap up the search process by June 17 with an anticipated start date of July 1 for the district's new leader. The district will share updates on the process as it progresses.

Tell Us What You Think: Complete the Spring Panorama Survey Today!

Our district values your feedback! We're asking you to take a brief survey to tell us about your experience with Normandy Schools Collaborative.


To ensure we continue to provide high quality, rigorous learning experiences that meet the needs of our learners and prepare them for college and career, we need your feedback. We thank you in advance for your thoughtful responses.


Click the link to complete the survey:

https://surveys.panoramaed.com/tot-normandy/spring22family

Registration Now Open for Boys & Girls Clubs Camps

Register today for summer camp at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis. Camp runs June 13-August 5 for kids ages 6-18. Participating locations are taking applications now.


Summer campers who are interested in writing, producing, or singing will enjoy our Music Studio program where they will be fully engaged in the songwriting/recording process and create a song from start to finish. While youth who aspire to become coders, graphic designers, 3D animators, or game developers will have access to the Best Buy Teen Tech Center at our Herbert Hoover Club.


For more information see the flier attached below, or click here: https://www.bgcstl.org/programs/summer-camp/

Special School District of St. Louis County Recognizes NSC Student & Paraprofessional

Throughout the month of April, the Special School District of St. Louis County has recognized students and staff going above and beyond in the classroom and community.


Our own Donna Washington (pictured at right) from Normandy Early Learning Center was recognized as a Building Block award winner for her important work as a paraprofessional. The Building Block award honors the critical work and significant impact made by our paraprofessionals.


You can learn more about the honor here.

Congratulations to Lamontae Poke, 12th grader at Normandy High School!


He was recognized as a 2022 Rosemary Zander award winner by Special School District of St. Louis County. The award has long recognized the accomplishments of students receiving services or technical education courses from SSD.


You can learn more about Lamontae's story by clicking here.

Save the Date: Summer School Enrollment Begins Soon

Summer school will begin June 1 for high school students and June 6 for students in grades K-8.


Dates and Locations by Grade Level

EleMiddle: June 6-July 15 (district closed June 20 & July 4)

  • Current (2021-22 School Year) K-2 students at Early Learning Center
  • Current 3-5 students at Barack Obama
  • Current 6-8 students at Lucas Crossing


NHS: June 1 – July 29 (district closed June 20 & July 4)

  • Current 9-12 students at CASA (3417 St. Thomas More Lane, 63121
  • Session 1: Wednesday June 1 – Thursday June 30
  • Session 2: Friday July 1 – Friday July 29


For questions on the summer school offerings, contact Curriculum & Instruction at 314-493-0443.

NHS Weekend Workshops Available for Credit Recovery, Tutoring

To ensure our students are on track for graduation, Normandy High School is offering weekend workshops to provide academic support, credit recovery, and tutoring for juniors and seniors.


The weekend workshops run weekly until mid-May, from 8 a.m. to noon at the high school. There is also a session on Thursday evenings.


Families are responsible for providing transportation to and from the weekend workshops. Students who are in need of these services have been notified and additional information will be sent directly to parents.


If you have any questions, please contact the high school at 314-493-0600, or visit the NHS website.

Mark Your Calendars - Early Dismissal Friday

All NSC schools will have an early dismissal Friday, April 22 for teacher professional development. Dismissal times will depend on the school's start time. See dismissal times on the graphic below or click here to see the times for each school.

Normandy In The News

Here's how NSC is making headlines in the local media:


Normandy High School renovations set to be completed in 2023, KSDK-TV Channel 5, April 14, 2022

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.


To get text messages from the district, we have to get your permission.

Text 'Y' to 68453.


If you have questions, please visit the website or email info@normandysc.org.

*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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Free COVID Testing

Friday, April 22nd, 9:30-11am

7855 Natural Bridge Road

St. Louis, MO

NSC is offering free saliva-based COVID-19 testing at the Normandy Early Learning Center via a partnership with Washington University. COVID testing is available at a special drive-through clinic.


If you need a test on a different date, please call 314-454-4269.


For more information, email info@normandysc.org.