Parents are encouraged to register early. Those who register on Jan. 29 will be eligible to win one of 18 free “Jumpstart to Kindergarten” summer classes valued at $50.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Those who register on Jan. 29 will be eligible to win one of 18 free “Jumpstart to Kindergarten” summer classes valued at $50.
UPDATE: Only those students who register on Jan. 29 are eligible to win the summer class. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Registration for the Parkway School District's 2013-14 tuition-free, full-day kindergarten begins Jan. 29. It takes place at all of the district's elementary schools. Students registered on Jan. 29 will be eligible to win a summer kindergarten prep class valued at $50. The Parkway School District also released the following details in a news release. Students must be five-years-old before Aug. 1, 2013, to enter kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year. Parkway’s program offers rich opportunities to accelerate each child’s learning and development. The curriculum is designed so students …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
After much discussion and concerns voiced by residents, aldermen voted Monday night to approve the preliminary site plan for Raintree Learning Community so it can move into the city.
As previously reported by Town and Country - Manchester Patch, Raintree Learning Community wants to move from its Ballwin location and build a new school at 2000 to 2016 Amonte Drive in Town and Country. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Despite a handful of residents speaking out against the project, the Town and Country Planning and Zoning Commission approved the preliminary site development plan for the new school on Mason Road near Manchester Road in August. Monday night, the Town and Country Board of Aldermen also unanimously approved the site plan. The school's owner, Ilya Eydelman, wants to build a new 7,310-square-foot school for 70 preschool and kindergarten students Town and Country. …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Despite some residents' concerns, plans for a new private school, the Raintree Learning Community, were approved by the Town and Country Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night.
Town and Country's Planning and Zoning Commission approved the preliminary development plan for a new Raintree Learning Community to be built at 2000 to 2016 Amonte Drive just off Mason Road. The plan will now go before the Town and Country Board of Aldermen at its next meeting on Sept. 10. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) The commission's vote came after a public hearing in July, much discussion among commissioners and public comment Wednesday where some residents living near the proposed school voiced concerns about traffic, safety and a "commercial facility" moving into the residential area community. (Check back to Town and Country - Manchester Patch next week for more details on those …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Worried about sending your little one to kindergarten? We've got you covered.
For what seems like forever, you’ve been wiping your little one’s bottom, nose and messes. Now, all of a sudden, they are big enough to go to kindergarten! How did time go so quickly? If you’re worried about sending your child to school for the first time, we’ve got a few tips to keep the transition easy—for you and your little one. Here’s what you need to know: 1. Have a countdown. Get a calendar or hang a poster on the wall counting down to the first day of school. Every morning, mark another day off the countdown with your kindergartener-to-be. This makes school feel like exciting, like waiting for a birthday or Christmas. 2. Pick out an outfit together. Go shopping for a complete first-day-of-school look, including shoes, socks and …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Check out Parkway district's full-day, tuition-free classes for 5-year-olds.
The Parkway School District begins kindergarten registration for the 2012-13 school year on Tuesday, January 31. Parkway’s kindergarten program is a public full-day program for all children, no tuition. Students must be five years old before Aug. 1, to enter kindergarten. Registration is at local elementary Parkway District schools. Parkway is Chesterfield-based, but includes portions of Ballwin, Creve Coeur, Town and Country, Maryland Heights and some unincorporated areas. Parents should bring the following information to register: Download registration forms. These forms and the documents described above need to be provided to the neighborhood school at the time of registration. For more information about Parkway kindergarten programs…
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Parkway classes started Tuesday. Check out this photo slideshow showing some of the back-to-school excitement.
The Parkway School District started its 2011-12 school year Tuesday. Town and Country-Manchester Patch spent the morning with kids, parents and teachers at Pierremont Elementary School and Mason Ridge Elementary School. Check out the back-to-school excitement in this photo slideshow! Read Related Stories: What's New For Parkway This Year? A Lot. Manchester Moms Have Mixed Feelings About Seeing Kids Off to Kindergarten
The Parkway School District has made a number of changes. There are new school hours, a new superintendent, free kindergarten and more. Check out what's new for the 2011 - 2012 school year.
Tuesday is the first day of school for the Parkway School District's 2011- 2012 school year. The district has made a number of changes since May. Here is what's new. NEW SCHOOL HOURS- The Parkway School Board approved new start and end times for all schools this year. The board also voted to move back the start and end times of all middle schools by almost one hour. The district also added 20 minutes to the elementary school day, which means all schools now have equal instructional time of six hours and 55 minutes, approximately an additional 10 days of class each year. (Check your school's start time here.) Read Previous Stories: Parkway Middle Schoolers Sleep In This Year Parkway Board Approves Changes to School Start and End Times …
With the first day of school around the corner, "Patch" spoke with families about full-day kindergarten, drawing faces and twinkle toe shoes.
Manchester resident Karen Rosewell’s second child Sophia is starting kindergarten at Parkway's Carman Trails Elementary School this week, and even though this isn’t the first time she’ll be seeing a daughter off for the first day of kindergarten, she still feels some uneasiness. It’s a different kind of anxiety, because it is your last one, Rosewell said. "So I’m almost more anxious because when I think about her being gone I get that little knot in my stomach because I was anticipating her going to half-day kindergarten, and then Parkway went full day," shre said. "I was looking forward to her being gone five mornings or five afternoons, but not all day.” Sophia, on the other hand, doesn’t give the idea of full-day kindergarten a second …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Parkway elementary schools have made some changes and are ready for more full-time kindergartners and longer school days.
The first day of the Parkway School District year is Aug. 16, and 2011-12 provides new start times, longer elementary school days and tuition-free, full-day kindergarten. (Check your school's start time here.) (Read Previous Story: Parkway to Offer Tuition-Free Full Day Kindergarten For 2011-2012 School Year) The target for kindergarten enrollment was expected to be 1,100. As of Tuesday evening, district officials told Town and Country-Manchester Patch that, so far, 80 more kindergartners enrolled than the district projected. Only four families in the district opted for partial-day kindergarten. Last year, there were 28 full-day and 40 half-day kindergarten classes within the district's 18 elementary schools. The Parkway School District …