Inside PRIDE News

  • Health & Wellness Fair 2017

    District Health & Wellness Committee hosted successful fair for staff on Sept. 6. Click headline for more information including a list of door prize winners and link to more photos.

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  • Adding It Up Conference

    Entusiastic 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 targed 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

  • Students Lead Efforts to Support Hurricane Relief

    Recent and current hurricanes are having a devastating impact on the people in our southern states. The call for help has been sounded, and University City Schools are working to come to their aid. Click on headline to read more about the various efforts in our schools. Come back frequently to check for updates.

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  • U City Alum Featured in STLToday

    Areli Munoz-Reyes, UCHS Class of 2014, was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch's news story regarding the impact of potential cancelation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Click on headline for link to STLToday's online story.

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  • Matt Horn Named Finalist

    The day started like any other school day for UCHS social studies teacher Matthew (Matt) Horn, until a parade of well wishers walked into his classroom and announced that he had been named a State Teacher of the Year Finalist... click headline for video and story.

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  • U. City Schools in Town & Style

    U. City Schools are making news with Learning Reinagined, which strives to deliver a modern learning experience that prepares students to meet the demands of an ever-changing world. (Click headline for link to online story.)

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  • UCHS 2017 Hall of Fame

    The tradition continues as UCHS announces that 11 new alumni to be added to the historic high school’s star-studded Hall of Fame (HOF). Celebration scheduled for Homecoming weekend, Oct. 13, 2017. Click headline for details.

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  • Thank You - UCHS Class of 1966

    The UCHS Class of 1966, represented by their class president, Richard Schainker, donated $3,000 to provide flexible classroom seating for the ninth-grade academy. (Click on headline for more information.)

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  • Lego's WeDo Robotics

    Teachers investigated Lego Education WeDo Robotics materials in preparation for ​use in third-grade classrooms across the District beginning in the 2017-18 school year. While WeDo introduces students to robotics, engineering and programming, it is also a useful tool for teaching STEM in general.

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  • Makerspace Kits

    District Director of Innovative Learning Robert Dillon, Ed.D., is featured in a WashU Institute for School Partnership article about mobile makerspace kits to be used in District classrooms. (Click headline to read the full story.)

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