Monday, May 6, 2013
Find out which students placed at a recent state contest.
The following content was supplied by the Communications Department at the Rockwood School District: Students involved with the math team at Ballwin Elementary School received recognition for their performance at the State Math Contest, which was held on April 27 in Warrensburg, Mo. Three students placed in the state competition, including: Teacher Morgan Kapp said she is proud of her team. “After weeks of practicing, we took the state competition by storm,” said Kapp. “The team worked really hard to prepare for the contest and it’s exciting for them to receive recognition for their achievements.”
Saturday, January 12, 2013
The new Wendy's location in Ballwin will officially open Jan. 15.
Wendy's will open to the public in Ballwin Jan. 15 at 10 a.m., after hosting Ballwin Elementary students for a special grand opening Monday. Selected 5th grade students from the elementary school who made outstanding academic achievements will be treated to a free meal at the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 14, according to a press release from the restaurant. Faculty, staff and the students' families are also invited. "When our staff saw the new Wendy’s being built, we were excited that they were going to be our neighbors," said Tim Buss, Ballwin Elementary principal in the release. "When they called to invite us to the ribbon cutting ceremony, it was icing on the cake. They allowed us to invite our staff and our …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Students and teachers competed in a shopping cart race to kick off a canned food drive.
Ballwin Elementary students and staff were off to the races Sept. 12. But not in the manner you may expect. Teachers worked with students to decorate shopping carts for a cart race outside the elementary school. The race launched a canned food drive aimed at showing students a way to give back to the community. Collections for the canned food drive begin Sept. 17 and will be donated to community food shelters, according to the Rockwood Schools report.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The Ballwin Police Department provides a list of crime reports and enforcement incidents.
The Ballwin Police Department provided the following list of incidents reported in the area for Aug. 30-Sept. 5: Tuesday, September 4 A playground bench at Ballwin Elementary was found to have been lightly damaged by fire between 5 p.m. Aug. 31 and 9 a.m. Sept. 4. The police report indicated it was not known if the damage was intentional. The bench replacement is estimated at $600.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Students at the grade school on Jefferson Avenue got to meet with an unusual celebrity this past week.
The tooth fairy and her aides may normally make only house calls, but for the boys and girls of Ballwin Elementary School, she was willing to make an exception. Dressed up as the mythical tooth-collector, Dr. Shahnaz Ahmed of West County Pediatric Dentistry visited first grade and kindergarten students at the school last week as part of Dental Health Month. Her helper, Zoloff the dragon, helped Ahmed illustrate key messages to the young students, including proper brushing technique and what foods to avoid in order to hang on to those pending permanent teeth.