Adams Chefs in Training

Lindsay Schuessler Donor Support, Enrichment Activity, Events, Student Success

The Roving Chef, a program where guest chefs adopt a local school district, stopped by Adams. The chef makes planned visits to designated schools for the purpose of creating a focus on healthy meals while helping to educate students about sound eating habits and food preparation. Students who demonstrated good character and good behavior participated in the activity. Students learned …

Friends of Adams Open House

Bill Wichman Donor Support, Enrichment Activity, Events, Staff Accomplishments, Student Success

On Thursday morning, October 1, Adams Elementary hosted the first of what we hope is many Friends of Adams Open Houses. This was a chance for people wanting to learn more about FOA to see the beautiful school first hand, meet the principal, Mr. Coleman, Academic Instructional Coach, Lindsay Schuessler and other staff members. Guests were given tours of the …

A Shoe Story

Kimberly Sharp Donor Support, Enrichment Activity, Staff Accomplishments, Student Success

Through the “Steps to Success” program, Assistance League St. Louis partnered with Shoe Carnival to provide 92 Adams students with BRAND NEW footwear! Seasons are changing, feet are growing, and unfortunately, sometimes students don’t own appropriate footwear. “Steps to Success” made a difference by providing adequate footwear to those in need. Adams students were full of smiles and beyond grateful. …

Saturday School

Lindsay Schuessler Enrichment Activity, Events, Student Success, Uncategorized

This fall, with the help of Friends of Adams, Adams Elementary has launched morning and afternoon sessions of “Saturday School” to both enhance and enrich the every day school activity. The kids get extra help in their regular studies and enjoy special opportunities for learning. Saturday school is off to a great start. Since it was such a beautiful day …

A Visit to Nepal

Lindsay Schuessler Enrichment Activity, Events, Student Success

Through the new Engage NY ELA curriculum, Ms. Thiel’s 5th graders at Adams have been studying issues of human rights around the world. Part of their reading included a passage about Nepal called “Teaching Nepalis to Read, Plant, and Vote,” by Lesley Reed. As an extension of their learning Ms. Thiel invited her father to be a guest speaker because …

Thank You, Maritz!

Lindsay Schuessler Donor Support, Enrichment Activity, Events

On August 20th, a group of Adams teachers and staff were invited to the Maritz offices in Fenton to pick up a donation of supplies. Not knowing what to expect, the Adams team members arrived and were blown away by piles and piles of much needed supplies: headphones, hand sanitizer, tissues, post-it notes, copy paper, notebooks, folders, crayons, markers, and …

Ice Cream Social Open House

Lindsay Schuessler Enrichment Activity, Events

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream and Adams School!! On Thursday, September 3, 2015, Adams Elementary held its annual back to school night in the form of an ice cream social. With over 80 families in attendance, Adams staff members and local community organizations had an amazing time socializing with parents and students alike. Families were …

Spring 2015 Adams Guitar Concert

Bill Wichman Enrichment Activity, Staff Accomplishments, Student Success

Watch this performance by students K-5th of Adams Elementary School in the city of St. Louis, Missouri, on May 20, 2015, after just beginning that spring semester. Teacher is Larissa Young, assisted by St. Louis Classical Guitar Society educator Jeff Sieth. Order of pieces is: Spy Tune, Sleeptime, Floating in the Cosmos, Blue Magic, Meditation, and Saw Dodge Blues, all …

Thank You Edward Jones

Lindsay Schuessler Enrichment Activity, Events

Employees of Edward Jones partnered with the Boys and Girls Club to serve as mentors to Ms. Betts and Ms. Crump’s students this year. The mentors came to Adams several times throughout the year and worked with the second graders on academic skills and character development. The final mentoring session was held May 14th and was a celebration of all …