The St. Louis Public School District will partner with the St. Louis Community Empowerment Foundation to present the 2012 St. Louis Public Schools Back to School & Community Empowerment Festival on Saturday, August 4, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. inside and outside of St. Louis University’s …

As we look forward to the first day of school on Monday, August 13, there is much to be excited about in the Saint Louis Public School District. Thanks to the hard work of our students and teachers, the District is making progress and on the right track.

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On Monday, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan sat in on summer school classes at Vashon High School, one of several schools in St. Louis that are using special federal grants to try to improve their academic achievement.

Whitfield’s 2012 Montage auction, held Saturday, May 5 was a huge success, generating over $215,000 in support of the School’s educational mission. Nearly 300 guests and volunteers arrived in Mexican-style attire to enjoy an evening of bidding and celebration.

Students representing the St. Louis Chapter of the Black Data Processing Associates placed in top 10 in the High School Computer Competition at the 2011 National BDPA conference held in Chicago. In addition, one of the students, James Fields, came in 2nd place in the Xbox competition. 

Former Normandy School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Raymond Armstrong (1997-2004) and Board of Education President Joyce McRath, cheerfully remove ribbon unveiling a plaque on Normandy High School’s new electronic marquee. The marquee is dedicated in appreciation of Dr. Armstrong’s…

African-American children can learn and achieve at a rate that is comparable to or exceeds that of any other group of people. Yet, there is a prevailing sentiment in society that advances the idea of an achievement gap for African-American children in comparison to white and Asian-American c…

“We’re so proud of the progress we’ve made at Community School regarding diversity. Through concerted efforts, we’ve increased the numbers of diverse students as well as faculty,” commented Dana Scott Saulsberry, Director of Admission and Diversity Coordinator at Community School in Ladue.

Westminster Christian Academy affirms that it is God’s intent for the world to be a diverse place (Gen. 9:18-19). Westminster also believes that it is God’s intent for His Church, in the name of Christ, to include persons “from every nation, tribe, people and language” (Rev. 7:9).  As such, …