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Students give thanks for families

Families and friends alike attended the “Thankful for Families” event at John Weldon Elementary. [FHSD photo] John Weldon Elementary hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon called “Thankful for Families” to bring the school community together. Families were invited to join their students in the lunchroom and share a traditional Thanksgiving meal.  “It’s great for our kids to be able to invite families, grandparents and everyone in,” said Lauren Lickenbrock, a fourth-grade teacher and organizer of the event. “But I think it’s also great for our kids who don’t have families or don’t get to do Thanksgiving so much.  “When they come in ...

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Teaching students compassion

Jerry Cannon teaches history at Wentzville Middle. But last month, he taught compassion when he brought a busload of seventh and eighth-grade students to the Salvation Army Midtown Treatment Center to distribute donated items.

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Law poses changes for school schedules, summer tourism in 2020

Formerly known as House Bill 161 [HB 161], the newly passed legislation states that the first day of classes for local school districts can be scheduled no earlier than 14 days before the first Monday in September. This means, for the 2020-2021 school year, traditional school districts would be barred from starting before Aug. 24.

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Francis Howell chefs compete

The Francis Howell School District Iron Chef/Culinary Throw-Down is an annual event that gives students the opportunity to practice their cooking skills in a real-world setting.

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SCC child center cited for excellence

The St. Charles Community College Child Development Center achieved recognition of excellence through Missouri Accreditation for its exemplary program offerings for children and their families.

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