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Fort Zumwalt News

Sep 23, 2020

From the Superintendent Dear Patron, On Aug. 31, district schools were opened for the 2020-2021 school year. This was five days later than originally planned in order to give the district counseling staff time to reschedule nearly 20 percent of our students for virtual instruction. Online registration ended on July 31 and, at that time,…

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First Assembly Church St. Peters event Kicks and Cuts

Aug 26, 2020

A stylish gift First Assembly Church in St. Peters provided haircuts and gift certificates to families to start off the new school year By Brett Auten First Assembly Church wanted to make sure the school year got off on the right foot. The St. Peters’ church hosted its outreach last Sunday called Kicks and Cuts.…

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St. Charles City-County Library District curbside service

Jun 2, 2020

Many happy returns St. Charles City-County Library District is now letting customers return books and is offering curbside service By Brett Auten The St. Charles City-County Library District is slowly – but safely – reopening its doors. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the district was sealed off, physically. But last week, book drops reopened for returns…

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Graduates honored in a pandemic

Jun 2, 2020

One of the many creative ways school districts are recognized graduates of the Class of 2020 includes displaying their names and pictures on billboards  By Charlotte Beard Childhood for 2020 high school graduates began with societal changes in norms due to the events of 9/11 and their recent commencement has undergone changes due to COVID-19.…

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School districts find creative ways to recognize the Class of 2020

May 27, 2020

Honoring graduates School districts find creative ways to recognize the Class of 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic By Brett Auten Having its last eight weeks turned on its head, the Class of 2020 has had to adapt and adjust. With the COVID-19 outbreak putting the kibosh on all end-of-the-year celebrations and festivities, administrators, teachers and…

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Recovered COVID-19 patients donate their plasma

May 27, 2020

By Charlotte Beard Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) is accepting referrals for plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients. It is stated that one plasma donation can help four people undergo COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) therapy. Not to be confused with traditional blood donations, Kirby Winn, Public Relations Manager for MVRBC explains what recovered COVID-19…

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