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  • Resource Officer and Students Form Tradition of Playing Chess at Lunch

    Most students use lunchtime as an opportunity to relax their minds and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the school day. But for some students at North Tech, it’s the time when they put their game faces on and come up with strategies to be named the winning champion in a game of chess. Since the beginning of the school year, School Resource Office Neil French has been playing chess with North Tech students during their lunch period.

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  • Boeing Visits North and South Tech High Schools

    November 15, 2021 - Dozens of North and South Tech students spent an afternoon interacting with Boeing industry professionals, learning what it’s like to work as skilled assembly and sheet metal mechanics. The instructors gave an introductory demonstration on how to build and maintain the structure of an aircraft, with an emphasis on accuracy and precision.

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  • SSD Staff and Students Honor Those Who Served in the Armed Forces

    November 12, 2021 - November 11 is a day dedicated to honoring those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. As a show of appreciation and gratitude, students and staff at North Tech and Neuwoehner High Schools spent the day giving back by serving veteran staff members a free lunch and displaying thank you messages throughout the building.

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  • Parent of SSD Employee Donates Handmade Hats and Scarves to SSD Critical Needs Coat Drive

    November 11, 2021 - The winter months can be a joyful time for many, welcoming family and feeling the magic of the holiday season. But for some, winter can mean chilly nights and cold days. To help students stay warm during the winter months, SSD coordinated the Critical Need Coat Drive to collect new coats, hats, scarves, and gloves.

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  • SSD Earns Top Marks on Financial Audit

    November 10, 2021 - The SSD Board of Education recently approved the audit report on the District’s financial statements for the year ending June 30, 2021. Schowalter & Jabouri, PC, certified public accountants, presented SSD’s audit report at the Nov. 9 Board meeting. ​SSD received an unmodified opinion on its audited financial statements.

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  • Staff and Community Award Nominations Open Through Feb. 7, 2022

    November 9, 2021 - Special School District has a long history of celebrating outstanding teachers, paraprofessionals, community members, and other SSD employees who stand out for their tremendous work in helping our students succeed. Each spring, the District honors these individuals with a number of awards.

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  • Student Scholarships Open Through Dec. 17, 2021

    November 9, 2021 - Special School District of St. Louis County is fortunate to partner with regional organizations that provide scholarship opportunities to our students. Over the years, thousands of dollars have been donated to help SSD students take the next step in their educational journey.

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  • Wallace Garners Leadership Award from Foundation

    November 4, 2021 - This year has been a milestone for Dr. Ronda Wallace, principal at Special School District’s North Technical High School! Wallace was recently selected by the St. Louis American Foundation to receive a 2021 Excellence in Education Award for leadership in her school and community.

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  • Spire Host Demonstration for South Tech Students

    November 3, 2021 - Instead ofSenior South Tech Students listen to spire demonstration and dig holes. spending the afternoon in a classroom setting, senior HVAC program students at South Tech High School received hands-on excavation training from Spire employees during an outdoor demonstration on Tuesday.

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  • Filing Opens Dec. 7 for Two Seats on SSD Board of Education

    November 1, 2021 - Candidate filing for two open seats of the SSD Board of Education opens at 8 AM on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, and continues until 5 PM on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. The terms of current Board members Ms. Katie Pottroff, Subdistrict 3, and Scott Moeller, Subdistrict 4 expire in March 2022.

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  • Family Engagement Month in SSD

    November 1, 2021 - During the month of November, SSD will be celebrating Family Engagement Month, a time to recognize and celebrate our SSD families.

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  • Northview High School Awarded Grant for Arts Education

    October 28, 2021 - Northview High School has been awarded a grant of over $2,000 for their Creative Service Learning project. The Arts and Education Fund for Teachers, spearheaded by the Arts and Education Council, is given to schools across the region that support classroom-based art projects. Northview is one of 18 area schools awarded the grant.

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  • Board Brief - October 26, 2021

    October 27, 2021 - The Board Brief is a review of actions taken by the SSD Board of Education. It is one more way SSD is working to be transparent and improve communication, helping keep our community informed. Agenda items are linked, where applicable, to the meeting items on BoardDocs. Official meeting minutes will be posted on BoardDocs.

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  • Self-Care Days for Students and Staff

    October 27, 2021- A message to families and staff from Superintendent of School Dr. Elizabeth Keenan in regards to self-care days approved at the Oct. 26 Board of Education meeting.

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  • It's Always Careers in Construction Month at Tech

    October 26, 2021 - Governor Parson recently signed a proclamation declaring October as Careers in Construction month to spotlight and appreciate the skilled craft professionals who make up this critical workforce. Students at North and South Tech High Schools’ construction programs are privileged to be mentored by these professionals daily.

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