School News

     Hi! My name is Karen Duckworth. I am a paraprofessional with SSD at Affton Early Childhood Center. This is my second year and I’m loving it! I have three children; a son (18), daughter (17), and son (14). Having all teens definitely keeps me on my toes! When I’m not here at school, I... Read more »

Save These Dates…

August 7, 2015
We are eager to begin the year and have some important dates to share with our families! Please keep these dates in mind. AECC’s Open House is August 17th. Please come meet your teacher, visit your classroom, explore the facility, and meet your friends!  What a great way to get your little one excited for... Read more »
We strive to make every day a special day here at AECC, but this week we maximized every opportunity to celebrate the Week of the Young Child.  Our young learning community enjoyed Music Monday, Taco Tuesday, Work Together Wednesday, Art Thursday, and Family Friday.  Teachers and staff pulled all their creative ideas to enhance these... Read more »
Hurry and Sign Up for Summer Camp at AECC!!! Camp 1, June 8th – June 19th: MAD SCIENCE! Get ready for a hands-on experience! Come be inventors, discoverers, experimenters, explorers, and predictors with us. Embark on an adventure with other junior scientists. Enjoy using simple science equipment, mixing concoctions, inventing contraptions, and getting your little... Read more »
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District News

This school year, we will be sharing a Lead Strong Staff Spotlight. Each month, you’ll meet an Affton Schools staff member and see how they help make us Affton Strong. Our Lead Strong Staff Spotlight for August is: Jeanne Allen, Secretary at Mesnier Primary School How long have you been with Affton Schools?   Twenty years ago I saw an... Read more »
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. Our Affton Strong Student of the Month for August is: Jessica Villmer – Gotsch Intermediate School Jessica is a fifth-grader at Gotsch Intermediate School and is proud to be Affton Strong! “She is an... Read more »
On Fri., August 14, all Affton Schools staff gathered together to celebrate the beginning of the 2015-16 school year. Dr. Steve Brotherton, superintendent, shared the district’s focus: Connecting the Dots between what we do every day in the classroom to the tools and initiatives we have introduced before:  Continuous Improvement, Curriculum, and Technology Integration. View... Read more »
This year, Affton School District welcomes 11 new teachers and counselors 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... Read more »