Inside PRIDE News

  • Spiller Chosen as one of The Power 100

    Join us in congratulating Gary Spiller, District executive director of Student Services and Innovations, for being named one of The Power 100 in St. Louis. He will be recognized on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Click on headline for more information including tickets.

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  • Sharing with UMSL Students

    Debra Tolliver-Nash, instructional aide at Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center, shared about her career path with UMSL students during their African Alumni Association's "Dinner with 12 Tritons." Click headline for more details.

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  • Adding It Up Conference

    Enthusiastic U. City math educators and leaders attended Carnegie Learning's Adding It Up StL conference with customized learning workshops, participant-driven sessions and dynamic keynotes designed to help grow their mathematical minds and add to their toolbox of teaching strategies. (Click on headline for more information.)

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  • STEM IQ Leadership Retreat

    This summer, a team of U. City educators attended Wash. U.'s 2017 STEM IQ (Integration Quality) Leadership Retreat to learn and create STEM-based Pillar Learning Experiences using the 5E's (engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate) that is specifically targeted for middle school students. This year's goal is to embed one STEM-based Pillar Learning Experience into the 7th and 8th-grade science curriculum each semester. Click on headline to read more.

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  • STEM-capable teachers

    Our very own Rubina McCadney, BW, is pictured and highlighted in a WashU Institute for School Partnership article about STEM-TQ. Nine U. City teachers attend this summer professional learning opportunity, and will continue the year-long learning. (Click headline to read the full story.)

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District News

  • 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.

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  • See Our Schools 2019

    U. City Schools is where "U" belong! Join us in October for See Our Schools Week to learn more about Learning Reimagined in your neighborhood school. Click headline to read more.

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  • Students Rally to Pack 750 Donated Backpacks

    For Jason Wells, University City High School football coach, the special delivery was a great opportunity for 20 of his players to give back to their community. "We play hard but we work harder, and that's why we're here," Wells told the Post-Dispatch. "It's good for them to know how and actually serve their community."

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  • Staff Opening Day Celebrates the Heart of a Lion

    It takes love and courage to build meaningful relationships that empower learning in our students. On Monday, Aug. 5, The School District of University welcomed back more than 500 teachers and staff for a day of building and celebrating relationships. The theme for the day was Heart of a Lion. Click headline to read more.

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  • July 2019 PRIDE is in the Mail

    The newest issue of PRIDE, the District's community magazine, should be in local mailboxes beginning this upcoming weekend (July 20, 2019). Click headline to read more.

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  • District Provides Supplies for Students in Need

    During the past school year, about 273 students were helped by a program that provides backpacks, school supplies and toiletries to students without stable, permanent housing. Click headline to read more.

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