Parkway Today

June 3, 2021

Look what you accomplished. Happy last day.

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Today we celebrate you. Thank you to our parents, teachers and staff for working together to support our students this year. It wasn't easy and we see your work in the accomplishments of our students. Check out some highlights below of Parkway students who excelled in academics, extracurricular activities and character development.

Congratulations to our Class of 2021! We are so proud of you. See senior graduate spotlights here.

Photo credit: Wagner Photography
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Thirteen Parkway students scored a 36 - the highest possible score - on the ACT college admissions and placement exam this school year. Fewer than 1% of students across the U.S. who take the ACT earn a perfect score. Simply amazing!

From left to right: McKay Morgan, Clementine Arneson, Grace Dong, Caleb Levy, Nathan Zhou, Noah Withers, Jeremy Li, Daniel Baris, Bennett Christofferson, Connor Gusky, Mitchell Harms, Paige Matthys-Pearce, Noah Schell

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World ranked robotics teams

Did you know that Parkway Schools is now home to a competitive robotics team that is ranked top 8 in the world? Team Blue Brains from West High placed in the top eight out of 821 teams from 30 countries in the world championship. Team Memory Leak placed as one of the top 48 teams in the world.

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All state choir

Ten talented Parkway student musicians have been selected as members of the 2021 Missouri All-State Choir. Congratulations!

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2021 state champions

Congratulations to the West High Boys Volleyball (pictured) and West High Boys Water Polo teams. Both teams are 2021 state champs!

National Schools of Character

Barretts and Craig elementary schools have been re-certificated as National Schools of Character by, a national advocate and leader for character development in schools and communities.

Sixteen Parkway schools are National Schools of Character.

U.S. Presidential Scholar

Sri Jaladi, West High, has been selected as one of five U.S. Presidential Scholars from Missouri, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students. Jaladi plans pursue a career in public service and hopefully serve as a member of Congress one day.

Sportsmanship scholar

Tal Dean, North High soccer, is one of six St. Louis area students to be awarded a 2021 Sportsmanship Scholarship by the St. Louis Sports Commission. Tal was recognized for respect and compassion displayed for an opponent on the field during a game this year. Read more.

Goals, progress and wigs

Students from each grade level at the River Bend Elementary shared the growth they have made towards their Wildly Important Goals (WIG) at an assembly last week. Fun.
Summer Meal Pickup June 9

We will continue the Weekly Meal Boxes throughout the summer months. Each Wednesday, starting on JUNE 9th (11 am-Noon) we will be handing out Weekly Meals at Central High School. Sign up for meal pickup using this link on the red button above.

Thank a teacher or staff member

Take a minute to thank a teacher or staff member who made a difference for your child this year. They will appreciate it. Click here to send a quick digital thank you card.

A message from Dr. Marty

Message from Dr. Marty
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Phone Outage June 4-7

Friday, June 4th, 4pm

455 North Woods Mill Road

Chesterfield, MO

All Parkway schools and buildings will experience intermittent phone and voicemail outages June 4-7, 2021 as we move to a new telephone system. We appreciate your patience as we complete this work.

Board of Education Meeting

Wednesday, June 16th, 7pm

760 Woods Mill Road

Manchester, MO

Parkway Welcome Center (Behind Parkway South Middle School)
760 Woods Mill Road, Ballwin, MO 63011