School counselors are often the individuals who work behind the scenes to ensure students are ready to learn each day and are prepared for success beyond graduation. Click on the headline to learn more about the important role counselors play in their school communities.
Meramec Elementary students and staff wore red on Friday, Feb. 7, to commemorate the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day. Students learned about heart health, participated in heart healthy activities and Chartwells, the District’s food service provider, served red food items. Click the headline to view photos.
Meremec Elementary kindergarteners have taken time throughout the past month to prepare for their Chinese New Year celebration on Friday, Feb. 7. Students created lanterns and dragon scrolls while studying how the Chinese New Year relates to other holidays and cultural celebrations. Click on the headline to view photos.
Students enrolled in KidZone for before- and after-school care at Meramec Elementary are helping to support local homeless dogs and cats this winter. Through a service project benefitting the Animal Protective Association (APA), students are making beds, scarves and toys to give to the nearly 300 animals currently living at the APA’s shelter. Click on the headline to learn more and
The Meramec community gathered on Feb. 27, for a special celebration highlighting the impact of African culture on the U.S. and the important work of African American individuals throughout history. Click on the headline to read about Black History Night and view photos.
The fourth-graders at Meramec Elementary gained a new appreciation for the power of the sun during a presentation by Becky Finch and Chad Schubert of MicroGrid Solar during their science class on Thursday, Jan. 30. The students learned the basics of solar power and then put it to the test using miniature solar powered cars. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.
Meramec Elementary fifth-grader Robert Rosas used his iMovie-making skills to convince the judges in EducationPlus’ Show-Me A Movie digital storytelling contest why they should play the game of Minecraft. Robert’s submission to the contest, “Why Play Minecraft?” earned him the top spot in the contest’s Show-Me Your Creativity category at the elementary level and a $300 prize for his school. Click on the headline to read the article.
Meramec Elementary students participated in a variety of math-inspired games and dressed up in costumes inspired by fashion from 100 years ago to celebrate the 100th day of school on Friday, Jan. 24. Click the headline to view photos.
Information regarding school closures or schedule changes due to inclement weather will be posted on the front page of the District's website as soon as a decision is made. Click on the headline for more information about school closing and snow schedule procedures.