Hazelwood Northwest Middle School invites staff members, students, parents and community members to an open house and welcome reception from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Jan. 23, 2013, at the school. The open house and reception will welcome Officer Dustin Owen, a new school resource officer from the Florissant Police Department.
“We have reaffirmed our commitment to several different groups, including the Florissant Police Department,” said HSD Superintendent Dr. Grayling Tobias. “The District is also re-examining and reviewing all of our programs, including the placement of a school resource officer at Northwest Middle School.
“We have had very productive meetings with leaders from the Florissant Police Department,” he added. “As a result, I am very pleased to announce that Officer Dustin Owen from the Florissant Police Department will be joining the staff at Northwest Middle School on Jan. 7.”
Channel 5 reporter Steve Patterson recently interviewed Diana Gulotta, assistant superintendent for communications for HSD, about the new school resource officer at Hazelwood Northwest Middle School. You can click on the following link to view the interview in its entirety.