Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School invites you to "The Garden of Joy" Naming/Dedication Ceremony - June 30
The community and friends are invited to join us for "The Garden of Joy" naming and dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thurs., June 30 at Barbara C. Jordan Elementary School, 1500 N. 82nd Blvd. in honor of retiring superintendent Dr. Joylynn Pruitt.

UCHS Welcomes New Leadership for 2016-17 School Year

6 days ago

New faces will be in old places at University City High School for the start of the 2016-17 school year. Susan Hill, an assistant principal at University City High School for the past four years will become Principal July 1,  2016. Dr. T- Herbert Jeffrey Sr. will assume duties as assistant principal and Dr. Samuel T. Martin, IV will report as Dean of Students, a newer role at the high school.

“Susan worked with Principal Michael Maclin closely over the past four years so, while we hate to see him leave, we are in very good hands having Susan in such a key position,” said Dr. Joylynn Pruitt, superintendent.

Dr. Jeffrey and Dr. Martin are new to the District. Dr. Jeffrey most recently served as a middle school assistant principal with the St. Louis Public Schools. He has more than 13 years of experience as a building leader including serving as assistant principal in both Normandy and Hazelwood schools and as principal in the Jennings School District.

Dr. Martin, a UCHS alum, has worked for the past eight years as a counselor with the Columbia Public Schools in Columbia, Missouri. In his role as Dean of Students Dr. Martin will focus  extensively on college preparation initiatives and transition programs for incoming freshmen to assure their success.


New Online Student Enrollment Process Begins July 1

19 days ago

The School District of University City has moved to an online enrollment process that will help ensure more accurate student and family data while streamlining the enrollment process. The new process will begin on July 1, 2016.

Who must enroll?

All students new to The School District of University City, transitioning to a new school in the District (entering kindergarten, sixth grade and ninth grade) or entering third grade are required to enroll or re-enroll at the school. This enrollment is required before middle and high school course registration process may begin. Current District students entering sixth through twelfth grades should have completed enrollment and course selection during the school year and need only attend the registration and schedule pick-up. Why are we doing this?

Online enrollment saves time and effort for parents; it is more efficient for the District providing more accurate information such as parent contact data. Parents enter information right into the system from the comfort of their homes, at their convenience. Parents will receive an email letting them know registration has been completed. If additional information is needed, the email will indicate what steps need to be taken.

How do we access the online enrollment?

Current parents should log in to the Parent Portal using their current log-in information. Enrollment forms are on the screen. Simply complete and submit. New families or families who have not used the Parent Portal will first need to complete the Parent Portal registration online. A valid email address is needed to complete this step. Once you have created a Parent Portal account you can proceed to the online enrollment.

What if I don’t have a computer or email address?

Computers will be available in the schools for enrollment. If an email address is needed, consider using a free email services such as Google and Yahoo to set-up an email account.

What about all my records?

Families will still need to provide documents such as birth certificates, immunization records and proof of residency. Those documents can be scanned and sent via email to the student’s school. If student is new to the District, those documents will need to be delivered in person.

What else can I do during online enrollment?

Parents can review all of the District’s policies update the media exclusion form online.

The District is also launching Student 360 from Tyler Technologies. This application allows students to review their info on their  various devices. They can check grades, student lunch balances and more. Download the app from Google store.

For more information about enrollment procedures for new and transitioning students, call 314-290-4045.

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Brittany Woods Bound!
Elementary students across the district participated in the annal Field Day event that helps introduce students from all four elementary schools in preparation for their transition to Brittany Woods Middle School. (Curtis Conyears photo)
Barbara C. Jordan Back-to-Back Champs!
Barbara C. Jordan fifth-grade ballroom dancing team are the 2016 St Louis Dancing Classrooms Champions....for the second year in a row! This year (2015-2016) our team consisted of: the Merengue Team: Larryn Porter and Erielle Porter, the Fox Trot team: Stephon Riggins and Jayla Foster, the Rumba team: Keon Benson and Calese Hampton, the Tango team: Jacob Cox and Lailah Brown, the Swing team: Alex Corona and Jasmine Adorno and our Team Captains: DonduJuan (DJ) Washington and Tori Strickland. Last years team (2014-2015) consisted of: the Merengue team: Steven Gatewood and Chloe Richardson, the Foxtrot team: Geovanni Weick and Ayanna Mullins, the Rumba team: Carl Walker and Janaye Stampley, the Tango team: Albert Smith and Leniyah Robinson, the Swing team: Willie Simpson and Breanna Edwards and the team captains: DeMarco Howard and Kelly Binder.

This year's competition was held May 10, 2016, at Scottish Rite Auditorium.
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