Ballwin Elementary
400 Jefferson Avenue, Ballwin, MO 63021
Phone (636) 891-6575
Principal - Dr. Rodney Lewis
Jan 22
2nd Quarter Report Cards

T​he 2nd quarter report cards will be available on the Infinite Campus Parent Portal on Wednesday, January 11th at 9AM.  Please print a copy of your child's report card for your records from the portal, report cards will not be mailed.  The report cards will be removed from the parent portal at 4PM on January 24th.  If you have not activated your parent portal please stop by the Ballwin office with a photo ID.  Office hours are ​8AM to 4PM.  If you have forgotten your portal ID, password or locked yourself out of the portal, please follow the prompts on the portal log-in screen.

Jan 08
Braggin Rights Volleyball Game

The 7th Annual Braggin' Rights Volleyball tournament is Thursday, January 12th at Selvidge Middle School.  Come join in the fun and cheer on your feeder elementary and Selvidge as they battle each other in staff/parent/student volleyball matches.  Games start at 6pm and doors open at 5:30pm.  Admission is free.  Concessions available.  

New this year: Marquette High School volleyball players will be playing with their former schools!  Students attending this event should come with their parents.  We hope to see you there!  In case of inclement weather, the backup date for this event will be January 19th.

Dec 11
Kindergarten Registration Info

​Do you have a child who will be ready for kindergarten next school year?  Do you know a family in your neighborhood that includes a future kindergarten student?  

Remember and share this important information about kindergarten registration dates at our school:

Wednesday, Jan. 18     8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 19        8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Rockwood offers tuition-free, full-day and half-day kindergarten programs.  Children must be five years old before August 1, 2017 to be eligible to begin kindergarten in the fall.  

Find out what information you need to bring to this special kindergarten event at our kindergarten parent information meetings.

Kindergarten Parent Information Meeting Dates:

DATE:  Monday, January 9, 2017

Time:  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Place:    Crestview Middle School (Theater)

             16025 Clayton Road

             Wildwood, MO 63011

DATE:  Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Time:  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Place:   Rockwood Summit High School (Theater)

            1780 Rockwood Summit High School

            Fenton, MO 63026

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Dec 04
7Habits of Happy Kids

Parents! We are so proud of our bears showing character during school. We know that they are doing great things OUTSIDE of school to show their character as well! Dr. Hume is creating a special feature section in the building where students will be showcased and celebrated for showing good character at home. If your bear shows good character outside of school time and you are noticing it, please email what your student did and a photo showing them doing the action. (to Dr.Hume) We want to celebrate our students who are showing good character! See the attachment for a description of our 7 Habit of Happy Kids, which guide our character learning here at Ballwin. Have any questions? Email Dr. Hume at humejulie@rsdmo.org. We can't WAIT to see what our bears are doing!

Nov 11
Busy Week

We had a busy week at Ballwin Elementary. On Thursday, we celebrated Veterans Day with our annual assembly recognizing those that served our country. This event, each year is incredible.


On Friday, our students had a chance to spend time with Ballwin’s Chief Of Police, Kevin Scott. We loved having him dedicate his valuable time to our students. 


Check out all of the pictures on our Facebook page!


Click here to see more!​​​

Nov 06
P.R.I.D.E. Leaders

​​We have some incredible students here at Ballwin Elementary! These students received the P.R.I.D.E.  (Proactive and Responsible Individuals Displaying Excellence) Award for their classroom leadership and hard work.

Their teacher stated that they “shine” and are “role models” in our school. I am so proud of their efforts and honored to recognize them.​


Check these amazing leaders here!​ 


Click Link!​




Oct 31
A Blast From The Past....

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This was a memorable moment for our school...time flies when you are having fun! Check it out!


Featured by Local Media- The Energy of Ballwin Elementary Wakes Up St. Louis 

Every day at Ballwin Elementary, Principal Dr. Rodney Lewis gives all 512 students a pep talk during the morning announcements. 

Today's announcement was a little different as Dr. Lewis went live on Fox 2 News to give the entire St. Louis community a look into the energy Ballwin Elementary exudes. 
 
“We have an amazing group of staff who come to school every day to help students thrive,” said Dr. Lewis, “and we educate the whole student.”
 


Oct 24
Red Ribbon Week '16

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This week we are celebrating living a drug-free life and it is one of the most important weeks of the school year! Here are ways our students can ​​​participate: Spirit Day Flyer.pdf

Oct 15
When They Look Back

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Each of us at Ballwin Elementary take special pride in our students. They mean everything to us. However, the school year is moving so fast, at times, it is hard for me to wrap my mind around it.


For example, I can’t believe the 2nd Quarter is upon us. It seems like yesterday, we were opening our doors for the new school year. Wow!!!



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This week I traveled to SMS to visit with some of our former students. My first 5th grade class is now in 7th grade and they looked so much older and mature. As our students graduate from Ballwin, I hope in the future, they truly understand how much we cared about them, and how much they mattered. 


Finally, when they look back at us, I hope they have learned how to lead themselves and live the best life possible.

Oct 09
Thank You, PSO!!!

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On behalf of Ballwin Elementary, I am excited that ALL of our students received Ballwin grade level T-shirts this year. It was very important to us that each student received them and had an opportunity to wear a piece of our school. This vision would have never been realized without the incredible efforts of our PSO. 


PSO, THANK YOU! THANK YOU!


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On Friday’s our staff wear their #ThisIsBallwin gear and we would like our students to join us. Each Friday, have your child wear there Ballwin grade level T-shirt. It would be cool to see all members of our school community showing their Ballwin pride!


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