School News

Lindbergh plans for a $105 million bond

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Lindbergh is hoping to use money from a $105 million bond to repair and rebuild the existing high school. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Voters in Lindbergh Schools could consider a

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Oakville band will ‘Take a Vet to D-Day’

Pictured above: Members of Lemay VFW Post 4223 purchased $500 of cards and presented the check last month to the students. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The Oakville band hopes to raise $500,000 to fund its trip to perform at the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy, France, in June. To get to that goal, Kathie

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‘Patribots’ qualify for regional robot tourney

Pictured above, left to right, back row: Bernard teacher/coach Erin Gaubatz, Kat Bucholtz, Alicia Rodriguez, Lily Rickard, Andrew Ruzicka, Justin Bradley and Bernard teacher/coach Lauren Mey; front row: Ian Tenschert, Kevin Buss, Andrew Brown, Noah Dobbins and Ryan Lisle. The Bernard Middle School Patribots, the school’s First Lego League team, advance to the Eastern Missouri

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Lindbergh students ‘Warm Up for Wil’

The Lindbergh High School Soccer Booster Club, as well as family, friends and teammates of LHS senior Wil Ohler, stood along South Lindbergh in the freezing rain Dec. 27, to promote a hot-chocolate stand fundraiser at LHS to raise money for Ohler’s cancer treatments. Ohler is an 18-year-old soccer player who was diagnosed with leukemia

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Mehlville saves $1.8 million in COP refinancing

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Mehlville School District taxpayers will save more than $1.8 million over the next decade after the district voted to refinance bond-like certificates. Both the Mehlville School District’s Public Facilities Authority Board of Directors and the Finance Committee explored multiple options of how to repay the 2009 series of certificates

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All aboard the Polar Express in Oakville

Some lucky Point Elementary students hopped on the Polar Express before they left for winter break in an annual tradition that dates back a dozen years. The Mehlville School District posted, ‘The kids love it….the teachers do, too,’ as they get to serve the children hot chocolate Polar Express-style. Taking the tickets was ‘Conductor’ John

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Threat to Affton school didn’t happen, police say

Before the Affton School District got out for winter break last week, parents made social-media posts alleging a middle-school student was overheard making a threatening comment to another student on a bus. But the St. Louis County Police Department says it didn’t happen. “St. Louis County Police have investigated this claim and have found that

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