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Innocence written in steel

ANDREW JANSEN / JOURNAL Don Horstman, a former art teacher in the Affton School District, stands next to "Childhood" at the Affton Early Childhood Center.

RETIRED AFFTON ART TEACHER CREATES SCULPTURE CELEBRATING CHILDHOOD                                           When the new Affton Early Childhood Center opened its doors in August, a tour revealed an interior with up-to-date technology, wide open spaces and bright colors. […]

Horstman Sculpture To Grace ECE

A miniature model of the 11-foot-tall sculpture to appear outside of Affton's new Early Childhood Center on Reavis Road. The sculpture is by Don and Carol Sue Horstman. photo by Diana Linsley

Artwork will be painted “Affton purple” “The Affton School District’s Early Childhood Education Center — which Board Vice President Doug Beck calls “the best thing this board has done for the district in years” — is taking shape, as the countdown to fall’s grand opening continues. Enrollment projections are firming up. The renovation of the […]

ECE Center Tuition Up For Discussion


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 […]