School News

Gaines to give 2019’s State of the District

In his annual report to the community on its school district, Mehlville Superintedent Chris Gaines will make his annual “State of the District” address on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The address starts at 7 p.m. and will be held at Nottelmann Auditorium, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. The speech will be recorded, but the district is not

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Lindbergh may avoid seventh elementary school with Magna Visual buy

Pictured above: Magna Visual as seen Tuesday, July 2. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools says that its purchase of another landmark property in South County could prevent it from having to one day build a seventh elementary school — but not everyone in Crestwood is happy that the district

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Lindbergh Strolling Strings perform in D.C.

The Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings group traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer with 19 musicians, three chaperones and two directors. The group raised $25,000 through two trivia nights and other smaller events over the past two years to fund the trip. Known for ”strolling” throughout the audience as they play, the group performed on

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Mehlville bans bags and backpacks from all sporting events in wake of violence at football games

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Pictured above: The rain-delayed matchup between Lindbergh High School and Mehlville High School Saturday had all the ingredients of a state playoff game, despite being the first week of the 2019 season. Mehlville fell to Lindbergh 17-10. Photo by Bill Milligan.  Bags and backpacks will no longer be allowed at

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Affton High gets new principal for 2019-2020 school year

Affton High School is back in session this fall with a new principal. Following what the Affton School District called “an expansive search for talent and experience,” the Affton Board of Education hired Deann Myers as principal for Affton High School for the 2019-2020 school year in a meeting Feb. 5. “As a superintendent, I

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Fall Sports Preview published the 31st time

This week marks the 31st publication of Call Newspapers’ annual Fall Sports Preview, a cherished keepsake issue that highlights the fall sports at Oakville, Lindbergh and Mehlville high schools. Turn to Section B to read all about this year’s students and their sports endeavors. For longer game schedules, visit the schools’ websites for the most

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