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Have a Conversation With the Superintendent

The School District of University City is holding several engagement opportunities this month.

The School District of University City is launching a series of community engagement opportunities, so current and prospective families, community members and staff can learn more about the great things happening in its schools.

The community is invited to attend one of the “Conversations with the Superintendent” addresses scheduled for 7:30 a.m., 4 and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the boardroom of the Ronald E. McNair Administration Building, located at 8136 Groby Road.

Superintendent Joylynn Pruitt will share the status of Prop U. construction projects, academic reform efforts, the District's full accreditation, as well as open up the lines of communication for an informal question-and-answer session.

Later in the month, the District will host its second annual “See Our Schools, See Our Pride week” Oct. 22-26. The “districtwide open house” provides the community with an opportunity to see building improvements, learn more about each school community and hear about the academic work within each building.

Community members are invited to visit one school or all schools in the District throughout the week, either through evening events on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday or during-the- day visits on Thursday and Friday.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday, Oct. 22: Early Education, 5-6:30 p.m.

  • Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center, 314-721-2965

Tuesday, Oct. 23: Elementary Schools, 6 -7:30 p.m.

  • Barbara C. Jordan Elementary, 314-290-4361 
  • Flynn Park Elementary, 314-290-4421 
  • Jackson Park Elementary, 314-290-4451 
  • Pershing Elementary, 314-290-4152

Wednesday, Oct. 24: UCHS and LLC, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

  • University City High School, 314-290-4100 
  • Lieberman Learning Center, 314-290-4330

Thursday, Oct. 25 and Friday, Oct. 26: District schools, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Friday, Oct. 26: Middle School, 4 to 7 p.m.

  • Brittany Woods Middle School, 314-290-4278

All events are in a come-and-go format with brief presentations by principals, booths for student groups and affiliated organizations, and open tours of building improvements.

For more information about a particular school, prospective parents are invited to contact the school office to schedule a meeting with the principal.

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