Wentzville and Duello's Teacher of the Year
Andrea “Andi” Swantner, a kindergarten teacher at Duello Elementary School, has been selected as the Wentzville School District Teacher of the Year for 2016-17. Candidates are judged on the respect and admiration of students, parents and colleagues. Selection is also based on their ability to inspire and educate students of all backgrounds and abilities. “I feel very honored to be recognized in a sea of amazing teachers and educators,” Swantner shared following the announcement. “I hope to continue to represent the Wentzville School District in a positive way.”
“Mrs. Swantner is an educational innovator,” said Duello Assistant Principal Dani Todd. “She is always pushing the norms to be creative and influential for her colleagues and our District. Andrea has touched students and teachers in ways that change us personally and professionally. She believes that her role does not begin or end in the classroom and she gives an extraordinary amount of her personal time to ensure that her students have exciting days at school, as well as the resources to help them succeed and develop into lifelong learners.”
Meet and Greet with Laura Parn, Principal starting July 1, 2017
Please join us on Thursday, January 12th to meet our new principal for the 2017-2018 school year, Mrs. Laura Parn. Stop by between 6:15 and 7:15 PM to say hello :) Laura officially starts her new position as Duello's Principal on July 1st, 2017.
Meet and Greet for Highway Z, Dr. Bishop and Mrs. Armbruster
Please join us on January 25th at Duello Elementary or January 26th at Boone Trail Elementary to meet the principal's of the new Highway Z school, Dr. Melvin Bishop and Mrs. Melissa Armbruster. Stop by at 6:15 to say hello :)
Highway Z Naming and Mascot Contest
We need your help thinking of a possible name and mascot for our new school! Please write what you think our new school name and mascot should be and why. As you think of ideas, please consider the area’s history and geography. On the back of the paper, you can draw a picture of the new mascot. Submit all of your ideas using this form by Friday, February 3rd, 2017.
Forms can be returned at the Duello and Boone Trail offices.
Forms can also be emailed back to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you prefer, you can submit your school name and mascot ideas via this Google form link instead: http://tinyurl.com/HWYZnamingCONTEST
For a copy of the contest form, please click here-Contest Form. Print and return!