Title IA Schoolwide Program Planning

We need your input. Please come to a Title IA Schoolwide Planning meeting so that we can hear your thoughts on how to continually improve at Mesnier, Gotsch, and Rogers. Together we will look at data about the schools, identify needs, and begin to draft a plan. The meeting will take less than an hour…. Read more »

The Delics: An Affton Strong Family

For over 17 years, the Delics have been a part of the Affton School District family. Uprooted from their home following the war in Bosnia, their path wasn’t straight but it was a path that led them to find a new home. Selim works in Maintenance for Affton School District, his wife Suvada is Head… Read more »

AEF Awards over $30,000 to Affton Teachers

Affton teachers were surprised last week in their classrooms when members of the Affton Education Foundation awarded their annual Teacher Grants. The Affton Education Foundation, founded in 2005, raises funds designated for teacher grants to support extraordinary efforts in the classroom. Over 20 grants are provided each year by the Foundation to Affton teachers. These… Read more »

#ThankAPrincipal A-Z: Mr. Buck

Name: Jason Buck Title: Principal School:  RMS Years With the District: This is year 7   A – Affton Cougar memory: All school assembly for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at RMS B – Breakfast food: Smoothie C – College(s) I attended:  SEMO, Lindenwood, SBU D – Degree(s) I earned:  BS, MA, Ed D in… Read more »

Affton Strong Student of the Month | October 2016

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 for October is: Garrett Knapp – Affton High School Garrett is a senior at Affton High School and is proud to be… Read more »

#ThankAPrincipal A-Z: Dr. Powers

Name: Christine Powers Title: Principal School:  Gotsch Intermediate Years With the District:  6 A – Affton Cougar memory: The Cougar came over to Gotsch as part of the lip dub filming.  He did such a great job of getting the kids excited and energized that they ended up knocking him over.    I was worried he… Read more »

#ThankAPrincipal A-Z: Mrs. Been

Name: Tina Been  Title: Principal School:  Mesnier Primary Years With the District: 5 A – Affton Cougar memory: Being in the dunking booth at Affton Days B – Breakfast food: Waffles C – College(s) I attended:  Lindenwood University and Missouri State University D – Degree(s) I earned:  Ed. Specialist, Masters in Admin and Bachelors in… Read more »

#ThankAPrincipal A-Z: Dr. Powell

Name: Vince Powell Title: Principal School:  Affton High School Years With the District: 1 A – Affton Cougar memory: Creating them every day. B – Breakfast food: Coffee C – College(s) I attended:  Southeast Missouri State and Saint Louis University D – Degree(s) I earned:  Bachelor of Science in Education, Specialist In Education, Master of… Read more »

4th Graders Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer

Last week, fourth-grade students in Mrs. Burst’s and Mrs. Cotton’s classes at Gotsch Intermediate School organized Gold Ribbon Week in order to raise awareness about childhood cancer. They asked staff and students to bring in $0.50 or a pack of gum each day, and celebrated with different spirit days throughout the week, including wearing yellow… Read more »

RMS Receives 2016 Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award

Let’s Move! Active Schools, part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative dedicated to ensuring 60 minutes of physical activity a day is the norm in K-12 schools, honored Rogers Middle School with the 2016 Let’s Move! Active Schools National Award for its outstanding efforts in creating an Active School environment. The Let’s Move! Active… Read more »