Archive | April, 2011

Mesnier Elementary principal to take over as Affton superintendent

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“The Affton School District’s new superintendent will be a familiar face to parents of students at Mesnier Elementary and plenty of others around the district. Steve Brotherton, 49, is being promoted from Mesnier principal to district superintendent, effective July 1. The hiring fills a void created by the 2010 retirement of former superintendent Don Francis. […]

School Districts Look to Legislature for Help on Unaccredited Districts Ruling

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“Local school districts, including Affton andBayless, are concerned that a recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling could result in a rapid influx of students from unaccredited districts transferring to neighboring districts or could negatively affect the voluntary transfer program. The court’s July opinion in the Jane Turner vs. School District of Clayton case said that school districts are mandated to accept any […]

Affton SOAR Awards Honor Teachers, Staff, Volunteers

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“At the 15th annual Service and Outstanding Achievement Recognition Program—better known as the SOAR awards—the Affton School district celebrated some of its most dedicated teachers, staff and community members. The event took place Wednesday evening at the Rogers Middle School library. Karen Schuering, a math teacher at Affton High School, received the district’s teacher of […]

McNeil Picked To Head Affton School Board


“The Affton School District Board of Education convened for a special session April 12 and – to the surprise of no one – agreed upon Michael McNeil as its new president. McNeil had served outspokenly as board vice president the two previous years under Ron Becher’s presidency, and served on many key committees. Becher was […]