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Affton High School will shine stadium lights to support Class of 2020

Affton High School will shine stadium lights to support Class of 2020

April 17, 2020

Affton High School will “be the light” for the 2020 seniors tonight as the district starts participating in a national effort to honor the achievements of seniors, who won’t receive the usual graduation fanfare since the rest of the school year is taking place online due to the coronavirus outbreak. As...

Missouri education officials examine how, when to restart school

Students arrive at Oakville Middle School on the first day of school last year.

By Claire Colby, Missouri News Network

April 17, 2020

In-person instruction in Missouri schools is canceled for the remainder of the school year, and attention has turned to how and when school buildings may eventually be reopened. Much of Gov. Mike Parson’s Wednesday briefing centered on education. Missouri schools will receive $208 million from t...

VIDEO: Crestwood Elementary’s Darrion Cockrell
 named Lindbergh Teacher of Year

Crestwood Elementary School physical education and health teacher Darrion Cockrell was honored as Lindbergh Schools Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement April 14.

April 15, 2020

Crestwood Elementary School physical education and health teacher Darrion Cockrell has been named Lindbergh Schools’ 2020 Teacher of the Year.  Lindbergh colleagues, Board of Education members and family members joined Tuesday in a virtual surprise announcement on Zoom to share the exciting news. ...

Mehlville makes changes to grab-and-go meals for safety

Mehlville School District employees, seen above March 23, are handing out grab-and-go meals of breakfast and lunch to all children living in the Mehlville School District during the extended closure. The meals are available at seven sites.

April 10, 2020

The Mehlville School District will continue providing grab-and-go meals to students after the governor ordered all Missouri school buildings closed through the end of the year. Meals are available to any student 18 or younger who lives in the district, even if they go to private school. But to prev...

Lindbergh providing to-go meals for any child in the district

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 10, 2020

Despite Missouri schools closing the rest of the year, Lindbergh Schools is still providing free curbside to-go meals for students who are in need of food assistance on days when school is scheduled to be in session.  Instead of offering meals to only students who receive free or reduced lunch, meals...

Affton switches grab-and-go meals to three days a week, opens to all in district

Affton switches grab-and-go meals to three days a week, opens to all in district

April 10, 2020

The Affton School District is one of the local school districts providing free grab-and-go meals during the extended school shutdown due to the coronavirus. As of this week, meal service in Affton no longer requires signup and will extend to all children 18 years of age and younger in the community. Student...

VIDEO: All Missouri schools will stay closed through end of school year

Mehlville School District employees, including Superintendent Chris Gaines, seen above March 23, are handing out grab-and-go meals of breakfast and lunch to all children living in the Mehlville School District during the extended closure. The meals are available at seven sites.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 9, 2020

The governor announced Thursday that students in Missouri will not return to school this year, but St. Louis area schools had already made that decision. In a Facebook post, Gov. Mike Parson said, “We are ordering all Missouri public and charter schools to remain closed through the remainder of the...

VIDEO: Lindbergh principals share ways to have fun while social distancing

Lindbergh principals share fun social distancing ideas on Zoom.

April 7, 2020

Lindbergh Schools principals got together via the videoconferencing app Zoom to share some fun social distancing ideas with district families. The video includes the head principal of every Lindbergh school, from early childhood through high school. With the help of teachers and parents, s...

Mehlville continues to provide meals to students during extended shutdown

Mehlville School District employees, seen above March 23, are handing out grab-and-go meals of breakfast and lunch to all children living in the Mehlville School District during the extended closure. The meals are available at seven sites.

April 6, 2020

Meals will continue to be provided to Mehlville School District students during the COVID-19 shutdown, during the extended school shutdown through April 22. Meals will be available for pickup at seven locations Monday through Friday. A new time schedule begins Monday, April 6. You can pick up mea...

PHOTOS: Mehlville School District provides grab-and-go meals

Mehlville School District employees, including Superintendent Chris Gaines, seen above March 23, are handing out grab-and-go meals of breakfast and lunch to all children living in the Mehlville School District during the extended closure. The meals are available at seven sites.

April 2, 2020

The Mehlville School District began providing free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23. Free meals are available for pick-up Mondays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Wednesday, April 22 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road, and six other locations around the...

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