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Riverview Gardens High School Band to Open for Circus Flora's One Summer on Second Street

The Riverview Gardens High School Band will open for the highly anticipated local performance of One Summer on Second Street.  Circus Flora, in partnership with Jazz St. Louis and in conjunction with Big Top Production, will perform the show for one month beginning May 28th... (more)

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Riverview Gardens High School Band and Choir Students Take Top Honors at Regional Festivals

The RGHS' regionally acclaimed band and jazz ensemble received the highest honor at the Kansas City "Jazz Alliance" Jazz Festival in Kansas City, KS recently. Jazz bands from across the state competed for recognition during a highly competitive exhibition. Both the Riverview Gardens High School Band and the Point of VIEW Jazz Ensemble received high marks from judges, loud crowd enthusiasm and honors plaques reflecting their superior performances. (more)

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Elementary Students in Riverview Gardens Receive Mother's Day Gifts for Moms from St. Louis County Police

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Officer Solana Garner gets to see the children at Glasgow Elementary every day.“I see them a lot,” says Solana Garner, St. Louis County School Resource Officer. “I’m familiar with tons of the parents. I have five schools in the Riverview district. I’m kind of all over the place where the kids go.” (more)

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Missouri State Treasurer Visits Koch Elementary School to Promote Savings

Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel visited Koch Elementary on Wednesday, May 6 to speak with fifth graders about the importance of saving money for higher education. In addition to taking questions and giving financial advice, Zweifel promoted the MOST 529 program and contest which can help jump start saving for higher education. (more) 

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Central Middle Teacher Tjuannia Seals Named Riverview Gardens District Teacher of the Year

Central Middle School educator Tjuannia Seals will represent Riverview Gardens as the district Teacher of the Year when she competes on the state level later this year. The statewide competition is part of the National Teacher of the Year Program, sponsored by the ING Foundation and Target and is a project of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in partnership with the University of Phoenix Foundation and People to People Ambassador Programs. The mission of the Missouri Teacher of the Year Program is to honor, promote and celebrate excellence in the teaching profession by recognizing the contributions of the classroom teacher. (more)

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Two Westview Students Advance to State Competition

Two students at Westview Middle School will advance to the state National History Day competition next month. Lecorey Love and Manie Brema, were among thirteen 8th grade students from Westview who recently competed at the regional National History Day competition at UMSL.  All previously competed at the school history fair at Westview in January and advanced to the regional competition with other top students in the area.  (article)

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Central and Westview Middle School Students Inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Seventh and eighth grade students attending Central and Westview middle schools were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) in a recent joint ceremony at Westview. The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle school students. (article)

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