Check out the 22 groups Rogers students participate in to make Affton a better place.
Students at Rogers Middle School are getting an opportunity to learn about others and serve their community. Beginning this month, the school has implemented regular service learning days, known as SWERVE Days, which stands for Service With Education, Respect, Vitality and Energy. “We want to make sure that students know that they can make a difference in the world by their actions,” said Jeff Remelius, principal of Rogers Middle School. “Our hope is that students will find a love for volunteerism and continue their work outside of this time with the school.” Students serve in one of 22 available SWERVE groups, which include:
Mesnier Primary School second graders display their artwork illustrating important character traits.
Artwork from Missouri students—including Mesnier Primary School’s second grade class—will be on display at the Holiday Reading Festival in December. Christine Perko’s second graders drew pictures portraying their own interpretations of the words kindness, honesty, reliability and responsibility. Students from across the St. Louis region submitted artwork illustrating important character traits. Check out the photo slideshow above to see drawings from students in Affton and other Missouri cities. All of the artwork students created will be on display at the Holiday Reading Festival at Crestwood Court near the LensCrafter mall entrance. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Dec. 3 and 12 …