Whose Streets? Our Students’ Streets!

On November 14, 2017, Upper Elementary 1 students organized and held a Black Lives Matter demonstration to protest police shootings of Black men in St. Louis and throughout our country. Learning from and wanting to support the public demonstrations following the Stockley Verdict in our city, students studied peaceful protest, requested permission to march from …
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Jr High Community Meal: Yum!

One tradition for our Junior High students is to make and serve a “community meal” to family and friends. In December of 2017, the Junior High made quite a feast, with soups, salads, and yummy banana pudding for dessert!

DESE Visits City Garden

In October, representatives from Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) completed a site visit of City Garden as part of our charter renewal process. Dr. Evans and Christie gave the DESE visitors a tour during the school day, with lots of excellent learning happening throughout the building!

From The Principal’s Desk: October 19, 2017

Dear City Garden Families, Some of you have recently expressed concerns about staff turnover at City Garden. I want you to know that I hear your concerns, and I want to share some reflections regarding this issue. Staffing is one of the most important aspects of any organization, business, or group committed to a strong …
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