7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Regular Board of Education Meeting
The Board of Education candidate filing for the April 7, 2020 election will open December17, 2019. Individuals will be elected to serve as members of the Board of Education for a term of three years. Interested parties may file at the Superintendent’s Office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The office is located at 4290 Gravois Road, House Springs, MO 63051.The District is scheduled to be closed, December 23, 2019 through January 2, 2020. The closing date for filing is January 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Candidate are placed on the ballot in the order the filings were submitted. For more information, please call 636.692.0464 during regular filing hours.
Melanie Robinson, art teacher at Cedar Springs Elementary School in the Northwest R-I School District, has been named the Missouri Art Education Association Art Educator of the Year.
John Baker, third grade teacher at High Ridge Elementary, recently had his head shaved in front of the entire school. While this may not sound like that big of a deal, it is. His head was shaved as a fundraiser for one of his students who is currently battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Murphy Elementary School in the Northwest R-I School District has been named the winner for the state of Missouri in the Scholastic “Read-A-Palooza Summer Reading Challenge.” Sixty-nine students at the school who participated in the challenge read for 98,684 minutes, more than any other participating school in the state. Twenty-seven of the students read 1,800 minutes or more.
Northwest High School is one of 35 schools nationwide to participate in the country’s expanded teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program during the month of November.