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

  • UCHS Hall of Fame

    This year, 11 Hall of Fame inductees accepted the invitation to come back “home” to University City from across the globe. Click headline to read more including special appreciation to our event sponsors.

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  • Watch for Helicopters

    Right here in our own backyard... if you look up, you may just see an Ameren MO helicopter being used to enhancing our local energy grid... and District teachers are including this opportunity for lessons related to energy. (Click on headline for more information and a link to Ameren video.)

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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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  • 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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