Affton Strong Student of the Month | August 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 August is: Alex Ruesch – Mesnier Primary School Alex is a second-grader at Mesnier Primary School and is proud to be… Read more »

2015-2016 Affton Strong Students of the Month

Jessica Jones – Mesnier Primary  Jessica Villmer – Gotsch Intermediate Lanie Pointer – Rogers Middle Tonyelle Temple – Affton High School Ava Cacioppo – Mesnier Primary School Isabella Behrle – Gotsch Intermediate

Opening Day 2016-2017

On Fri., August 12, all Affton Schools staff gathered together to celebrate the beginning of the 2016-17 school year. Dr. Steve Brotherton, superintendent, and Dr. Travis Bracht, assistant superintendent, shared the district’s focus for the upcoming school year: Bringing the district’s mission and vision to life by ensuring that all of our students have the… Read more »

Lead Strong: 2016-2017 New Teachers

This year, Affton School District welcomes eight new teachers to our staff. This week, they are attending New Teacher Orientation where they learn the essentials of the district and are paired with buddy or mentor teachers. The buddy and mentor teachers will work with our new staff throughout the school year, both as a resource and a… Read more »

Affton Proposals To Balance Budget & Improve Facilities

Faced with a growing budget deficit and ongoing facility needs, the Affton Board of Education unanimously voted on Tuesday, Aug. 2 to place two proposals on the Nov. 8 ballot. Labeled Propositions I and N, the proposals are designed to provide long term financial stability for the district by balancing the budget, avoiding further cuts… Read more »

2016-2017 Back to School Resource Guide

The 2016-2017 school year is just around the corner! School begins for students on Wednesday, August 17, and to help you get ready, here’s a list of Back to School resources: Bus Schedules Cougar Care (Before & After Care) District Calendar Free & Reduced Meals Immunizations Meal Menus & Nutrition Online Meal Payment Open House Dates… Read more »

2016-2017 Open House Schedule

Mark your calendars! School Open Houses and Student Orientations have been scheduled. Additional information will be mailed to parents soon. Affton Early Childhood Thursday, August 11 & Friday, August 12 Check your parent packet for times Mesnier Primary Monday, August 15 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Kindergarten only 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.: Grades 1 & 2 Gotsch… Read more »

New Immunization Requirements for the 2016-17 School Year

ATTENTION Parents of 8th and 12th grade students: Affton School District would like to make you aware that the State of Missouri has new immunization requirements for the 2016-17 school year. Beginning August 2016: Grade 8 – All eighth grade students are required to have Tdap and Meningococcal vaccines. Grade 12 – All seniors are required to… Read more »

2016-2017 School Supply Lists

School supply lists for the 2016-2017 school year have been posted, and can be found here: Mesnier Primary (Grades K-2 + special subjects) Gotsch Intermediate (Grades 3-5) Rogers Middle (Grades 6-8) Affton Early Childhood teachers will be mailing a list of school supplies to their students in July. Affton High School does not have a… Read more »

An Accurate Look at Affton Chromebooks

On June 10, the South County Times published an article, “High Rates of Damage To Chromebooks In Affton School District.” This story was based on a report made at the Affton Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, June 7, and we would like to clarify a few points: The article cites that 200 of the… Read more »

Community Input Recap

Affton School District is committed to working with its community partners and engaging families in order to support the achievement of our students. In an effort to facilitate two-way communication with parents, students, employees, and community members, we hosted a Community Input Night on Thursday, May 12. We were pleased that more than 100 parents,… Read more »