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  • Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Menley

    Ryan Menley gradated from VPHS in 1999 and studied English Education at Maryville University. Today, he is the Director of Athletic Communications at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo where he is in charge of social media video marketing and acts as game day director for video board productions and live broadcasts of athletic events.

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  • STEM Girls of Promise

    For the 5th year in a row, the American Association of University Women through their Ballwin/Chesterfield branch recognized junior girls who excel in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. These young ladies are in the top 20% of their class and participate in multiple activities and sports.

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  • Juniors Young and Vanelli take top honors at FBLA State Conference

    This year, Valley Park’s Future Business Leaders of America club membership reached 44 students. Fourteen of its members recently traveled to Springfield, MO in April for the Missouri FBLA-PBL State Leadership Conference. Over 5,000 students and advisers came together with over 150 business education related competitions running during the event; contest topics range from accounting to website design, marketing to mobile application development. Evan Young (11) placed 6th in Cyber Security and 1st in Computer Problem Solving. Nick Vanelli (11) place 2nd in the Job Interview Competition.

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Tim Barnett

    Class of 1998 graduate Tim Barnett attended Vatterott College and Webster University where he studied Computer Technology and Business Management. Tim is now the Vice President of Software Testing & Quality Assurance for Mastercard where he leads teams that are responsible for ensuring Mastercard’s Products and Applications work properly.

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  • STEM Girls of Promise

    For the 4th year in a row, the American Association of University Women through their Ballwin/Chesterfield branch recognized five junior girls who excel in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. This year's STEM Girls of Promise: Lejla Memisevic, Alysia Lockhart, Kelly Stiles, Katie Spawr, and Julia Cwiklowski

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Middle School News

  • VPMS Annual Collection for Valley Park Fire & Rescue

    Marianne Wecker's Hawk Time, which includes grades 6-8, collected snacks and made cards for Valley Park Fire & Rescue in honor of the National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11.

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  • VPMS Awarded Water Fountain Grant

    The Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Environmental Services Waste Management Program awarded Valley Park Middle School the Resourceful Schools Project (RSP) Water Bottle Filling Station and Waste Reduction Grant for 2017 -2018 School-Year.

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  • VPMS Book Battle Team Competes in the Area-Wide Book Battle Competition

    The Valley Park Middle School Book Battle Team competed in the Area-Wide Book Battle competition on Tuesday, May 3rd. This annual event is a trivia-style tournament where students read from an official list of 20 books and become experts on each title. Out of 36 schools participating, VPMS finished 6th place with 101 points. The team missed only four questions out of 50 during the 10 general rounds.

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  • VPMS named National School of Character

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Charaacter.org named Valley Park Middle School a 2016 National Schools of Character for the second time. The school went through an in-depth and rigorous evaluation process after being named a State School of Character in January. The school was found to be an exemplary model of character development. It is one of just 68 schools recognized nationally.

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  • VPMS receives Promising Practice award for video project

    Character.org awarded Valley Park Middle School the Promising Practices Award for their Touchstone Video Project. The student-led video production project demonstrates the importance of Hawk PRIDE and how it is integrated throughout the school community.

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