Wednesday, January 30, 2013
See which students were recognized for their character this month.
Students at Gotsch Intermediate School in Affton strive to embody the school’s character traits on a daily basis. Those who do and are “caught” demonstrating good character by teachers and staff members are entered into a monthly drawing to attend a special Pizza With Principals celebration with Brian Smith, principal, and Rose Davis, assistant principal. The character traits for Gotsch Intermediate School include Responsibility, Respect, Honesty, Kindness, Cooperation, Courageousness, Commitment, Reliability and Self-Control. The following students had Pizza With Principals in January, according to a release from the school district: Third Grade: Natalie TehanDon for responsibility and kindness; Cece Graham for responsibility and kindness…
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Supply lists for Mesnier Elementary, Gotsch Intermediate and Rogers Middle schools have been posted online. They're also attached as PDFs to this article.
Have you bought the necessary back-to-school items for the 2012-13 school year yet? Supply lists for students in the Affton School District were posted online on Wednesday. Links to each grade's list are listed below, or you can find each list attached as a PDF to this article. Mesnier Elementary School Gotsch Intermediate School Rogers Middle School
Monday, June 4, 2012
A 15-year-old member of Boy Scout Troop 352 out of Kirkwood completed a service project for Gotsch Intermediate School as part of his quest to become an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The Affton School District has been working on a Facebook page, and now it's are ready to unveil it to the world.
Like the Affton School District? Now you can "Like" it as well. Affton Schools has a new Facebook page for the district to provide updates about school meetings and events. Just click the link and hit the "Like" button to add them to your Facebook newsfeed. As of Wednesday afternoon, the page had 49 "likes." Erica Chandler, a parent in the district who works in marketing, has volunteered to help out with the page, and will be assisting with the district's public relations in general. Some individual Affton schools already have Facebook pages, some of them with several hundred fans. Mesnier Primary School has the most popular page, with 226 fans. Next is Rogers Middle School's page, with 184 fans. Gotsch Intermediate School updates often …
Friday, September 2, 2011
The program helps parents and families better get to know Gotsch staff.
Gotsch Intermediate School has received a Promising Practices award from the Character Education Partnership (CEP). The Promising Practices program recognizes schools and districts that have developed specific, unique and effective educational practices that promote character development. Gotsch won the award for its practice of creating “family flags” at the beginning of last school year. Staff members made a picture collages of themselves, which included pictures of their family and activities they enjoy. The staff then hung these collages up in the main hallway for the first two weeks of school. These collages help students and parents feel more familiar with the Gotsch staff and were quite popular at the school’s open house. Gotsch …