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Parent previously voiced his concerns about Lindbergh’s use of Best Choice

A Lindbergh High School student speaks to the new Board of Education, including members Christy Watz and Matt Alonzo, right, at their first meeting about the student's experience in ThriVE Best Choice in middle school. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 29, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A Lindbergh Schools parent disputed district officials’ contention that they had never received a complaint about ThriVe St. Louis’ Best Choice Program until last December. The Rev. Dan Anderson-Little told the Call last week that he...

Search for new Lindbergh superintendent officially underway

Search for new Lindbergh superintendent officially underway

October 28, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The search is officially underway for a successor to Lindbergh Schools Superintendent Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which will offer...

Vote to add second police officer fails in Green Park

Green Park Officer Jeremy Hake, right, with Mayor Bob Reinagel at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new McDonald's earlier this month. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 27, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com An ordinance seeking to amend Green Park's contract with the St. Louis County Police Department to add a second neighborhood policing officer died after failing to receive a second on final passage at the Oct. 16 Board of Aldermen meeting. The...

Green Park board opposes statewide vote on city-county merger

Green Park board opposes statewide vote on city-county merger

October 26, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Green Park Board of Aldermen last week adopted a resolution opposing any statewide vote on a merger of St. Louis County and the city of St. Louis. The resolution also urges the St. Louis County Council and the St. Louis Board of Aldermen...

Council chair apparently getting some bad advice

Council chair apparently getting some bad advice

October 26, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Seldom have we seen an elected official make as many monumentally bad decisions as County Council Chairman Sam Page has this year. Just consider his lame defense of county Auditor Mark Tucker, who has yet to produce any audits despite b...

Lindbergh school board picks MSBA to facilitate search for superintendent

Lindbergh school board picks MSBA to facilitate search for superintendent

October 20, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education last week selected the Missouri School Boards’ Association to facilitate the search for a new superintendent. Board members voted unanimously Oct. 9 to have the Missouri School Boards’ Association, or MSBA, ...

Petition urges school board to remove Best Choice Program from Lindbergh

A Lindbergh High School student speaks to the new Board of Education, including members Christy Watz and Matt Alonzo, right, at their first meeting about the student's experience in ThriVE Best Choice in middle school. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 19, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A representative of a group opposed to Lindbergh Schools’ use of ThriVe St. Louis’ Best Choice Program last week presented a petition signed by 540 district residents urging the Board of Education to remove the sex education program from...

Sunset Hills officials clear about Court Drive’s future

Sunset Hills officials clear about Court Drive’s future

October 17, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com We applaud the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen for voting unanimously last week to reject a proposal for commercial development on Court Drive. City officials have been steadfast in their actions to ensure the Court Drive and West Wa...

Operating tax rate drops in Lindbergh

October 13, 2017

The Lindbergh Board of Education recently voted unanimously to set the district’s 2017 blended operating tax rate at $3.4431 per $100 of assessed valuation, a decrease of 23 cents. The district’s 2017 debt service tax rate was established at 79 cents, an increase of 1.7 cents compared to last...

UPDATED: Crestwood aldermen grant 60-day extension for mall demolition

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

October 12, 2017

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen adopted an ordinance granting a 60-day demolition extension to the developer of the former Crestwood Plaza site at Watson and Sappington roads. The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the ordinance amending a redevelopment agreement between...

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