Congratulations, 2017 Retirees!

The Affton School District would like to thank all of our retiring teachers and staff members for their years of dedication and service to our students and schools. With over 124 years of combined experience in the district, you have certainly helped make us Affton Strong! Parents As Teachers Jan Lee, Parent Educator – 5 years Linda Lenzen, Program… Read more »

Affton Named Google Reference District

Affton School District has earned recognition as a Google for Education Reference District, one of only 140 districts worldwide with this designation. Google for Education Reference Districts demonstrate excellence and thought leadership through the innovative use of technology, including G Suite for Education (formerly known as Google Apps for Education) and Chromebooks, to drive impact… Read more »

Meet Michelle Burford, Appointed Board Director

Congratulations to Michelle Burford, sworn in as an appointed Director to the Affton Board of Education on May 2. She will complete the unfinished term of Director Larry Knox, and must run for election in the April 2018 general election. That term will last three years. Learn more about Mrs. Burford below: Name: Michelle L. Burford Telephone:… Read more »

AHS Junior Honored by SSD

Special School District (SSD) has recognized Mitchell Herndon, a junior at Affton High School, with a Rosemary Zander Award at their annual Commitment to Kids Banquet on April 27. Founded in 1988, the Rosemary Zander Award program recognizes the accomplishments of 22 students receiving services from SSD. While their achievements are varied, their stories all tell… Read more »

AHS Earns Spot on U.S. News Best High School List

Affton High School is listed among the top high schools in Missouri and the nation on U.S. News and World Report‘s 2017 Best High Schools ranking. Affton earned a silver medal in this year’s list and was ranked as No. 23 out of 517 high schools in Missouri, placing it in the top 4 percent of high schools in… Read more »

Board Vacancy to be Filled May 2

In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Affton Board of Education appointed Michelle Burford to complete the unfinished term of Director Larry Knox. Director Knox left the board after seven years in March due to work commitments. “We had an amazing and diverse group of citizens apply for this position,” said Board President Tom Bellavia…. Read more »

2017 SOAR Award & Superintendent’s Award Winners Named

A record-breaking thirty-three staff members, volunteers and community partners were honored at the Affton School District’s 21st Annual Service and Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards on April 19. A special Superintendent’s Award was also presented. “It is my privilege to represent the Board of Education and an honor to recognize 33 exceptional people that help… Read more »

Affton Names 2017-18 Teachers of the Year

Pictured from left: Janet Peistrup, Laura Pezzani, Colleen Malone, Alison Nixon Janet Peistrup, reading specialist at Mesnier Primary School, has been named the Affton School District’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. At an awards ceremony on April 19, Peistrup was awarded the honor. Each Affton school also named a Teacher of the Year for their… Read more »

2017 Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Schedule

The Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) is designed to measure how well students acquire the skills and knowledge described in the Missouri Learning Standards (MLS). They are one way we ensure we are meeting children’s needs and help students determine whether or not they are meeting their educational goals. No matter if students plan to attend college… Read more »

Affton Strong Student of the Month | March 2017

This school year we will once again be recognizing one Affton student each month for the things that make them Affton Strong, both in and out of school — this year on video! Our Affton Strong Student of the Month is: Meliah Barry – Mesnier Primary School Meliah is a first-grader and is proud to be Affton Strong! “Meliah is… Read more »

Congratulations RMS Vocalists!

Congratulations to the following Rogers Middle School vocalists who participated in the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association Solo & Small Ensemble Festival on April 8: I Rating (Superior) Abigail Bennett, 7th grade Faith Couse, 8th grade Elaina Seidelman, 8th grade II Rating (Excellent) Lucy Burke, 8th grade Kirsten Kahl, 8th grade Isabelle Leyba, 7th grade Elma… Read more »