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Long Elementary students offer their resolutions for coming year

Long Elementary students offer their resolutions for coming year

December 31, 2017

Long Elementary School fourth-grade students in Lindbergh Schools offer these New Year’s resolutions for 2018: Willa — My New Year’s resolution for 2018 is that I would like to read at least one classic book. I would like to do this because it would help my vocabulary, and be fun. I think I would...

Still trying to perfect Chicken Wing Sauce

This Chicken Wing Sauce will help spice up any event.

December 30, 2017

By Bill Milligan For the Call I never ate chicken wings as a child. My mom just never made them. I never even heard of them. I was introduced to them one evening at a bar in Cahokia, Ill., where they brought out a restaurant-style pan full of them and served them to patrons who waited in line for...

Trakas zoning bill approved in one week rather than three weeks

Trakas zoning bill approved in one week rather than three weeks

December 30, 2017

In an effort to get a new business up and running by Christmas, 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, took the rare step of moving a zoning bill from introduction to final passage in one week rather than three. At Trakas’ request, the County Council unanimously approved legislati...

A sticky situation at Oakville High

A sticky situation at Oakville High

December 28, 2017

Oakville High School administrators offered students a way to relieve some stress as finals approached last week. For making a donation to the Crisis Nursery St. Louis, students received the opportunity to duct tape their favorite — or not so favorite — principal to the commons pillars. Above, Oakville...

Declining Mehlville test scores cost of losing 2010 tax-rate hike

Declining Mehlville test scores cost of losing 2010 tax-rate hike

December 28, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Call’s Opinions page recently has hosted a great deal of debate about the Mehlville School District’s state test scores. We’ve seen a lot of finger pointing in an effort to assign blame for the scores, which showed some imp...

High number of tax protests could negatively impact Lindbergh

December 28, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools officials are seeing a “high number” of tax protests this year that, if successful, could negatively impact the district’s finances by $500,000 to $750,000. The Board of Education recently voted unanimously to adopt...

Murphy suggests pilot program to boost Mehlville’s test scores

Murphy suggests pilot program to boost Mehlville’s test scores

December 27, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Mehlville School District officials are looking at ways to add second teachers to classrooms that are posting the lowest test scores in the district. The latest bid to improve the district’s statewide math scores comes from Board of Education...

Four Lindbergh High students win national journalism honors

December 27, 2017

Four Lindbergh High School students recently won awards from the National Scholastic Press Association/Journalism Education Association during the organization’s Fall National High School Journalism Convention. The four honored in the Write-Off Competition with individual writing awards are: senior...

Mehlville School District students make their resolutions for 2018

Mehlville School District students make their resolutions for 2018

December 27, 2017

Rogers Elementary School students in the Mehlville School District offer the following resolutions for 2018: From Alyssa: To read more, to write better, to help people, to be the joy, to help with cleaning my room. From Max: I want to be healthier, stronger and I want to become a better hockey player becaus...

Lindbergh High band to march in Rose Parade

Lindbergh High band to march in Rose Parade

December 27, 2017

The Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band will represent St. Louis on the national stage this New Year’s Day, marching in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. The Rose Parade will be broadcast live beginning at 10 a.m. local time Monday, Jan. 1. Broadcast partners include NBC...

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