Board considers feedback from families “In November, when the Affton Board of Education settled on a tuition schedule that would allow it to recapture the start-up costs of the Early Childhood Education Center opening next fall, a few factors apparently were overlooked. The board and administrators plan to correct those oversights by adjusting fees that […]
“It may be iffy semantics to call a ceremony marking the start of renovations to an existing structure a “groundbreaking,” but if there’s a better way to describe eight, hard-hatted, spade-wielding preschoolers and speechifying school officials, let Noah Webster sort it out. On Dec. 6, school board members past and present, state officials, parents of […]
“Approximately 150 people turned out for the groundbreaking of the new 72 child Affton early childhood education (ECE) center at 9832 Reavis Rd. on Tuesday. “We consider the early childhood program an investment in our community and our children,” Superintendent Steve Brotherton said before the crowd headed out into the light snow for the official […]
These are some pictures from the ceremony this morning, what an exciting time for the school district!
“After years of frustration with the federal No Child Left Behind law, local educators are optimistic that recently proposed changes could lead to a more accurate assessment of student achievement and district quality. President Barack Obama announced the changes during a Sept. 23 speech at the White House. The changes would allow states to apply […]
“Talk about before and after. By this time next year, the Affton School District plans to turn the hard-edged industrial building at 9832 Reavis Rd. into a place of growth and learning area for 3 and 4-year-olds. The details of this planned transformation were revealed Wednesday at Rogers Middle School as Kroom, Rikimaru and Johansen Architects (KRJ) revealed their […]