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Braille battlers Francis Howell School District

May 8, 2019

Braille battlers Visually challenged students from the Francis Howell School District were victorious in the regional Braille Challenge  By Brett Auten Four students from Francis Howell School District refused to be hamstrung by their limitations. The students, who are blind or visually impaired, put together a masterful performance in the Braille Challenge regional competition held…

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Art and the city

May 8, 2019

Downtown STL Public Arts Initiative launches a project to commission public art from artists who possess a connection to St. Louis By Charlotte Beard In March, the Downtown STL Public Arts Initiative announced its InSITE 2020 project to commission public art from artists who possess a connection to St. Louis. The art will be displayed…

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57th Valley of Flowers Festival Celebrates

May 1, 2019

Valley of Flowers honors fire protection district 57th Valley of Flowers Festival Celebrates the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District’s 100th anniversary Spring marks the arrival of the 57th celebration of the Valley of Flowers Festival.  This Florissant family-oriented event, the North County’s “first festival of spring,” features a variety of attractions, highlighted by the Grand…

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St. Peters-based Stella’s Wish Foundation

May 1, 2019

Granting wishes St. Peters-based Stella’s Wish Foundation helps make wishes come true for terminally ill cancer patients By Brett Auten Shelly Barr will never forget it. Barr’s close friend, Lisa Drummond has Stage 4 Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. Drummond lost her middle son in 2016 and he left behind two sons, the eldest of which lives…

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Marking 400 years of history

Apr 24, 2019

Africans to Americans: 400 Years of History to be celebrated with genealogy event and the annual Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration By Charlotte Beard The year 2019 marks 400 years since Africans were taken from their homeland in the transatlantic slave trade. Subsequently they and their descendants would come to be key in the making…

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Inspiring young minds

Apr 24, 2019

Francis Howell Central High School journalism teacher one of only six educators across the nation receive the Kennedy Center/ Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award  By Brett Auten Francis Howell Central High School should consider itself fortunate.  Yearly, only six educators across the nation receive the Kennedy Center/ Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award and one of…

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