The students and their chaperones piled into a bus and headed out earlier this week.
A group of students and chaperones from the Ferguson-Florissant School District took a journey they'll never forget when they attended the inauguration of President Obama this week. The group, which included 36 students and eight adults from McCluer South, took a chartered bus to the event after holding numerous fundraisers oer the past year in order to be able to attend the inauguration. “It was really quite an effort by this teacher and his students to raise money for this trip,” said Jana Shortt, Ferguson-Florissant’s director of communications.
The president issued 23 executive actions and is urging Americans to pressure Congress to pass universal background checks on gun sales, ban military-style assault rifles and limit ammunition magazines. Share your thoughts here.
University City Mayor Shelley Welsch joined the ranks of several U.S. mayors Wednesday when she voiced support for President Barack Obama's gun control plan in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, CT. The president issued 23 executive actions and is urging Americans to put pressure on Congress to pass his proposed changes, including universal background checks on gun sales, a ban military-style assault rifles and limited ammunition magazines. Welsch, a member of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition, issued a statement through the organization shortly after Obama spoke. "There are 33 Americans murdered with guns every day, and there's something we can do to stop the bloodshed. So why in the world would we …