Wednesday, May 22, 2013
McCluer North Head Basketball Coach Randy Reed has decided to move on from high school athletics, according to a KSDK report.
McCluer North Head Basketball Coach Randy Reed has decided to move on from high school athletics, according to a KSDK report. The coach has accepted the head coach position at St. Louis Community College, where Randy Albrecht spent 36 years coaching. Reed led the McCluer North Stars to three state championships, including two consecutive championships in 2011 and 2012. At time of publication, Patch didn't have confirmation of the start of a search or replacement for Reed.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The two teachers were honored for their methods in enhancing performance in math and science.
The Saint Louis Science Center’s Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Prize for Excellence in Teaching Science & Mathematics named two Ferguson-Florissant teachers as finalists for the prize. Kristine Becker of Halls Ferry Elementary School and Erin King of McCluer North High School were two of five finalists recognized in the entire St. Louis area. “We are always pleased when our educators are recognized for the great work they do with students,” Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent Art McCoy said. “It is especially gratifying to have two teachers from the Ferguson-Florissant School District represented among the field of five finalists for this year’s Loeb Prize.” Carol and Jerome Loeb endowed the award in 1995 with the purpose of rewarding …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Schools earn money from Tyson by collecting and redeeming the labels.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The attackers were arrested and are facing charges including trespassing, property damage and assault.
Three women who went into McCluer North High School to pick up a female relative for lunch were in police custody Thursday after joining in on an altercation that broke out in the school’s cafeteria, according to a report from KMOV. Jasmine Boyland, Ciera Hutson and Patricia Clark were reportedly inside the school after having signed in through the McCluer North office, following proper procedures and not arousing suspicion with the security officer. When their relative got into a fight with a fellow student, a female freshman, the women jumped into the brawl. School officials told KMOV that the security footage showed five attackers, including three adults and two students, all assaulting the freshman. After officials broke up the fight, …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Students in Ferguson-Florissant are being asked to pledge to not text and drive for No Text on Board Pledge Day.
Sept. 19 marks the inaugural No Text on Board Pledge Day. Tuesday, the St. Louis County Council passed a resolution making Wednesday, "No Text on Board Pledge Day." Council Chairman Mike O'Mara, D-Florissant, pointed out that a number of representatives will be visiting schools throghout the day, including Ferguson-Florissant. According to the Ferguson-Florissant Facebook page, Ferguson-Florissant Superintendent Art McCoy, Attorney General Chris Koster and AT&T President John Sondag will be at McCluer North High School Wednesday morning to accept pledges from students. The National Safety Council reports more than 100,000 accidents occur each year involving texting and driving. A survey conducted by AT&T shows 75 percent of teens polled…
Thursday, August 30, 2012
In anticipation of weekend storms, many high school football games are shuffling around their calendars.
McCluer North and Hazelwood Central will have different football game times than anticipated with heavy rain and storms forecasted this weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts a more than 50 percent chance of heavy rains throughout the weekend, which means for football fans a few adjustments in the schedule. Lindbergh High School announced via its Facebook page that due to the rain, their game at McCluer North High School will be moved to 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 30. They will still play at McCluer North. The Hazelwood School District announced on its Facebook page that the Hazelwood Central vs. DeSmet game will begin one hour earlier Saturday at noon. The Hawks will play at DeSmet.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Hazelwood Central, McCluer North and McCluer each have representation on the team.
The Suburban North 2012 all-conference baseball team has been announced, and each Florissant high school has been well represented in the number of players participating. Hazelwood Central, McCluer North and McCluer high schools have players represented in the honors. Standing out from the pack, Hazelwood Central players Matt DeZort and Jonathan Harris were selected first team. Both will be attending Missouri State University in the fall. Newcomer of the year: Carter Hanford, Pattonville Coach of the year: Mark Hahn, Pattonville FIRST TEAM SECOND TEAM
Friday, May 18, 2012
We want to hear your wishes to the class of 2012.
This weekend, the Florissant area high schools will be sending off another graduating class. McCluer North High School will be graduating more than 430 students from this year's class. The district will graduate this class Sunday at 5:30 p.m. in St. Charles Arena. If you have a student or know a student graduating, send them a special congratulations in our announcements section. It's free, and it will go directly into the next day's newsletter and be featured on our site. Below you'll find the graduates of McCluer North High School.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Students from McCluer North, homeschooled made it to the semifinals in the St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase Competition.
Four performers from Florissant are advancing to the semifinal round of the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition. Last weekend’s preliminary competition narrowed the field from more than 100 to only 32 acts. Winners at the competition will earn thousands of dollars in scholarships, and universities and organizations, such as Lindenwood University or The Muny, are also offering scholarships and prizes. From Florissant, Kevin Hamilton and Anissa Quilling of McCluer North and Julia Martin and Kellin Quinn remain in the running. The semifinals will be March 31. The final 12 will perform at The Fabulous Fox Theater on April 27.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Paul Schroeder said he wants to focus on attaining Distinction in Performance accreditation for the district.
Ferguson-Florissant Board of Education member and candidate Paul Schroeder has a long history of educational experience, even though he didn't pursue teaching in college. He studied mathematics for his bachelor’s degree at Washington University in St. Louis and master’s degree at Purdue University before becoming a teacher. “It made me a different math teacher,” he said. “If I hadn’t gone up to a certain level, I don’t know if I would have seen all of the connections (between geometry, trigonometry and statistics).” Schroeder worked for 33 years in the Ferguson-Florissant School District at McCluer North as a math teacher. After retiring in June 2005, he sought a board position with the district and won in April 2006. Now, Schroeder seeks …