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  • Northview Named 2022 National School of Character

    May 18, 2022 - For the third time, Northview High School has been announced as a National School of Character by Character.org. National certification is the highest level of distinction bestowed by the organization. Schools that received the designation demonstrate excellence in establishing school culture that exemplifies and brings to life the 11 Principles Framework for Schools.

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  • Northview High School 2022 Champion for Character

    May 10, 2022 - Northview High School has been recognized as a 2022 Champion for Character. The school earned the award for its commitment to service learning and a celebration took place on April 28 at a Cardinals baseball game at Busch Stadium.

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  • Missy Leibbrandt Named SSD's 2022 Teacher of the Year

    May 2, 2022 - Missy Leibbrandt was selected as SSD's 2022 Teacher of the Year! Leibbrandt is a special education teacher at Claymont Elementary in Parkway School District. She is known for her whole child approach to her students and consistently going above and beyond in her support of them. A dedicated team player and communicator, she commits time to collaborate with her students' general education teachers and ensures her families are updated frequently, comprehensively, and in a caring and personal style.

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  • Northview Students Show Appreciation for First Responders

    May 2, 2022 - Northview students took time out of their day to say thank you to first responders at the annual First Responders Day. On April 28, Florissant police officers, firefighters, and paramedics were greeted by hundreds of students who cheered and waved colorful banners that read, “Thank you for all you do!” and “Keep up the good work.”

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  • SSD Named 10th Largest Employer in the Region

    April 11, 2022 - In St. Louis Business Journal’s July 2022 Employers and Who’s Who lists, Special School District once again ranked 10th among the region’s largest employers. The Journal defined the region as the counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Lincoln, Warren, Franklin, Washington, and Jefferson, along with the City of St. Louis.

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  • Northview Presents Full-Scale Production of “The Lion King”

    April 11, 2022- Lights, camera, action! Northview High School’s gym was a full house on April 7, when they presented their full-scale theater production of “The Lion King.” Directed by SSD Paraprofessional Barbra Raney, she credits the dozens of students and staff, some of whom have been involved since summer 2021, for their commitment to putting on an unforgettable performance.

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  • SSD’s Personal Care Items Drive

    March 30, 2022 - Special School District will be collecting personal care items during the month of April. Donated items will directly benefit students in SSD schools and programs and will be distributed by social workers. The goal is to provide students with access to personal hygiene items to help decrease their absences, promote community, and increase students’ active participation in their education.

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  • Special Education Curriculum Review Night

    March 15, 2022 - Special School District invites all interested parties to a Curriculum Review Night focused on our SSD special education schools on Tuesday, April 5. Special education mathematics, social emotional learning, and character development curriculum will be discussed and feedback reviewed before being submitted to the Board of Education for approval.

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  • SSD Masking Update

    March 9, 2022 - The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced updated mask guidance. As a District, SSD has continued to follow the CDC’s guidelines to inform our decisions regarding COVID-19 mitigation and masking.

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  • Information on AMI Virtual Learning Days

    February 23, 2022 - Last week, our District used all of our scheduled “traditional snow days” during the winter storm that affected our area. With the threat of additional winter weather moving in later this week, we wanted to remind families that going forward if school must be closed, the District will use Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) days to provide virtual learning for students.

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  • Summer Programming for 2022

    February 11, 2022 - SSD is excited to offer summer programming in June 2022! All students who attend Ackerman, Litzsinger, Northview, Neuwoehner, and Southview Schools are eligible to participate in summer programming. We are partnering with Summer Journey to provide enrichment and STEM activities for students.

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  • Northview School Recognized as School of Character

    February 1, 2022 - Northview School has been awarded a 2022 State School of Character. The distinction, given by Character.org, recognizes the school’s focus on character development and its effects on academic achievement, student behavior, and school climate. Northview is one of 68 schools across the nation, and one in 13 in the state, to be honored. This is the third time that Northview has been recognized as a State School of Character. 

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  • Family Resource Hub Opens to Support SSD Families

    January 20, 2022 - The Family and Community Outreach team has fulfilled a longstanding need at SSD-- opening a Family Resource Hub for students, staff, and families. The space is located at North Tech High School and provides the SSD community with computer, phone, and internet access, as well as a food pantry.

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  • SSD Celebrates MLK Day 2022

    January 18, 2022 - On Monday, Jan. 17, SSD celebrates the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He devoted his life to realizing the dream of equality, peace, and dignity for all people. In SSD, our first core value is equity for a very important reason. We strive to ensure diversity and inclusion are valued in our schools, with our students, teachers, staff, and partners. Our students and staff are best served in environments where they feel safe and respected.

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  • Superintendent Insider: Our People, Our Success - Attracting Talent to SSD

    January 12, 2022 - Happy 2022 SSD! I hope you rang in the new year healthy, happy, and well-rested. As many do at the start of the new year, SSD is looking toward our future and taking a closer look at the past year. Once again, we were evaluating a challenging year in which COVID-19 has continued to impact our work.

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