The skit was written and prepared entirely by the drivers themselves, who work for Barretts Elementary, and broadcast during morning announcements Thursday.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Parkway School District's first of 33 solar panels goes in Tuesday at Barretts Elementary School in Manchester.
According to the Parkway School District, this is the first and largest school solar project in the state of Missouri. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) As previously reported by Patch, Parkway is intalling 33 buildings with solar panels and the installation process is expected to take four to six months. Barretts Elementary School is the first school to receive the panels Tuesday morning. Parkway is leasing the solar energy, or photovoltaic system, from Brightergy Solar Solutions for $72,300 a year, over 20 years. The panels will generate energy for electricity, according to the district. Cindy Bambini with Brightergy tells Patch the district is installing 3,267 solar panels that will be used to help generate …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
A man was reportedly struck by a car while riding his bike through the Barretts Elementary School parking lot Tuesday morning.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Manchester police tell Town and Country-Manchester Patch William Hetlage, 50, of Manchester was struck by a car while riding his bicycle through Barretts Elementary School parking lot around 8:10 a.m. Tuesday. The school is located near the intersection of Carman and Dougherty Ferry roads. Investigators tell Patch a mother had just dropped off her child and was leaving the parking lot when she collided with the cyclist. The man was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis in Creve Coeur for head injuries, according to Manchester Police Captain Charles …
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Three Parkway School District teachers received the certification after meeting high standards set by the National Board for Professional Teaching.
Shannon Harmon, a fifth-grade teacher at Barretts Elementary school and two other Parkway School District teachers recently were recently certified as part of the National Board of Certified Teachers, according to a Parkway press release. The certification is obtained after completion of a voluntary assessment program which recognizes “effective and accomplished teachers who meet high standards based on what teachers should know and be able to do.”The certification complements the teacher’s state license and it is valid for 10 years. The other two teachers recognized are Amy Gregory, music teacher at Bellerive Elementary and Debbie Banashek-Twist, communication arts teacher Parkway North High. The teachers are evaluated on the following …
Friday, August 12, 2011
Full-day kindergarten, longer school days and staggered start times are all things Barretts Elementary School Principal Kelli Moreton welcomes.
Along with a new school year, Parkway's Barretts Elementary School has a new principal: Kelli Moreton. As a first-year principal, Moreton said that her top priority is to build strong relationships with the community and make sure both parents and students know that her door is always open. Moreton, who holds a doctorate in education from Maryville University, has taught for close to 20 years, including a yearlong stint in Petaluma, CA teaching a large fourth-grade class, a third of whom spoke only Spanish, she said. She began her career in the Rockwood School District and also taught in Valley Park. For the last three years, Moreton served as assistant principal at Parkway's Oak Brook Elementary School in Ballwin. “You have to broaden …