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  • Colquitt and Hawkins Named Co-Principals of Pershing Elementary

    Pershing Elementary School will have two leaders starting in July. Deitra Colquitt and Jessica Hawkins will serve as co-principals of the school replacing Herbert Buie who is retiring after 14 years of service. Click headline to read more.

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  • Pershing Family Yoga Night

    During Spring 2020, Pershing School will be hosting a 6-part series of free Family Yoga Nights with instructor Brittany Hill, courtesy of a grant funded by the University City Education Foundation. Click headline to read more. 

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  • Growing Together: Elementary PTOs Create One U City

    The District’s four elementary school Parent Teacher Organizations have banded together to create a new initiative called One U City. It is intended to drive #LionPride, build community across the district and ensure all schools have the resources and support to host successful family events. Click headline to learn more.

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  • Join Us for a Pumpkin Stroll Oct. 24

    U. City students, staff and families: You are invited to a free, physically-distanced outdoor event featuring hundreds of glowing pumpkins carved by you! Starting at dusk (6 p.m.) on Saturday, Oct. 24, guests can stroll leisurely and at a safe distance around the UCHS stadium track to see the pumpkins a-glow. (Click the headline for more details.)

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  • Superintendent Named 2020 Stellar Performance Award Winner

    Superintendent Sharonica Hardin-Bartley will receive the 2020 Stellar Performer in Education Award at the St. Louis American Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education virtual gala on Saturday, October 17. The foundation will foster over $1.95 million in scholarships and grants this year for area youth and educators — a true tribute to the brave work of Hardin-Bartley and the other awardees. (Click headline to read more)

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  • Upcoming Zoom School Board Meeting

    The University City Board of Education is accepting public registration and citizen's comments for its Thurs., Nov. 5, 2020 Zoom Work Session and Thurs., Nov. 19, 2020 Regular Meeting on Zoom. Click headline to read more.

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  • NEW Virtual Parent Café Sessions for Fall 2020

    The District's virtual Parent Cafes are a great way to learn more about the 2020-21 school year and resources available to parents and students. Register for new sessions for September and October or watch videos of earlier session you may have missed! Click headline to read more.

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  • Fall 2020 Grab & Go Meal Program

    With the start of the new school year, our Grab & Go Meal program is changing to adhere to new state requirements beginning Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. New registration is required. Click headline to learn more details.

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Cesar Chavez

     

    Cesar Chavez

     

    Born in Arizona to a Mexican American family, Cesar Chavez grew up around the people he later helped through his activism. The defining moment in Chavez’s life came when his family moved to California during the Great Depression to become farm workers, cementing his fight for farmers rights, (source: https://www.biography.com/news/notable-hispanic-americans)

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Frida Kahlo

    Frida Kahlo

    Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, pain and passion, and bold, vibrant colors. She is celebrated in Mexico for her attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and by feminists for her depiction of the female experience and form, (source: https://www.fridakahlo.org/).

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  • Octaviano Larrazola

    Hispanic Heritage Spotlight: Octaviano Larrazola

    In 1928 Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo was elected to fill the unexpired term of New Mexico. He became the first Hispanic American to serve in the United States Senate.  A former teacher and principal, he was devoted to achieving equality in education for Spanish-speaking Americans. At the 1910 New Mexico constitutional convention, Larrazolo was instrumental in securing the inclusion of a provision recognizing the Spanish language for use in conducting public business, (source: www.senate.gov).

     

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