Inside PRIDE News

  • Horn Named a Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year

    In July, 2017-18 U City Teacher of the Year Matt Horn was named one of 32 Regional Teachers of the Year winners as part of the Missouri Teacher of the Year program and advanced to the state teacher of the year competition. Matt is a history teacher at University City High School. Congratulations Matt and good luck at state!

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  • WashU's ISP partners with foundation to support makerspace kits for U. City

    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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  • U. City Teachers Attend 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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District News

  • 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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  • UCHS 2017 Hall of Fame

    The tradition continues as University City High School (UCHS) Principal Susan Hill and Superintendent Sharonica Hardin-Bartley, Ph.D. PHR, announced that 11 new alumni are being added to the historic high school’s star-studded Hall of Fame (HOF). Click headline for more information.

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  • STEM TQ: developing 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 team participates in 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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  • Lego's WeDo Brings Robotics to Third Graders

    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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