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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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  • Building STEM & Community

    Fifth-grade students work together to develop important skills. Click headline to read more.

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  • Metro Theater Company Visit

    Pershing students enjoyed a special performance of Frida Libre by the Metro Theater Company. Click headline to read more.

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  • Students Celebrate General Pershing

    School celebrated General John J. Pershing’s birthday with cake and ice cream to augment a week’s worth of study on the military hero. They learned of his start as a teacher of African-American students; his career at West Point, his heroic rise in World War I and his thoughtful command of African-American troops. Click headline to read more. 

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  • Preparing for Four-Star Birthday Celebration

    On Sept. 13, 2018, the 400 students will celebrate the birthday of General John J. Pershing; the WWI (1914-1918) hero who famously came to St. Louis in December 1919 to lay the cornerstone of the new Pershing Elementary School. Click headline to read more.

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  • Community Helpers

    Pershing students visit University City Fire House as a part of their Community Helpers Unit... Click headline to read more.

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  • STEM Field Trip Explores Prairie

    Courtesy of The Center for Conservation in Forest Park, Pershing third-grade students explored Deer Lake's Prairie to gain an understanding native habitats and native species within the prairie environment. (Click headline to read more.)

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  • Kites are Fun...

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  • Mc What?

    Pershing alum visits with students regarding perservering through bullying and pursusing one's dreams. Click headline to read more.

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  • Saturdays Count Too

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