Noah Molina arranges his cubby in one of the Pre-K classrooms at Cathedral Basilica School in the Central West End. photo by Diana Linsley (click for larger version)
August 24, 2011
It's back to school for thousands of children in the St. Louis metropolitan area. St. Louis Public Schools welcomed students Aug. 15. Clayton School District and the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District began classes Aug. 17.
First day of classes for other local schools include:
• Crossroads College Preparatory School: Aug. 24
Brand new kindergartners Mateo Switzer, left, and Jalen Jones unpack their school supplies during Cathedral Basilica School’s Aug. 16 open house. photo by Diana Linsley (click for larger version)
• New City School: Aug. 29
• St. Roch: Aug. 29
• University City Public Schools: Aug. 29
A flurry of open houses and meet-the-teacher nights accompanied the start of the new school year. At Cathedral Basilica School, 4430 Maryland Ave. in the Central West End, an Aug. 16 open house preceded the Aug. 17 first day of classes.