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Concord Elementary named State School of Character

Concord Elementary celebrated the first day back for Lindbergh Schools Aug. 15, 2019, with the Bubble Bus.

February 25, 2020

Concord Elementary School is one of 14 Missouri Schools and 81 schools nationwide to receive the 2020 State School of Character Award from Character.org, a nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world. “Concord’s mission is empowering innovativ...

Lindbergh takes first bids for new high school, will sell rest of $105 million in bonds

An aerial rendering of the new Lindbergh High School, facing Lindbergh Boulevard.

February 19, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education voted on two important Prop R action items last week, setting in motion the first steps toward building a new $89 million Lindbergh High School that the district says will be more secure. Board approves firs...

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ at Lindbergh

Life is a ‘Cabaret’ at Lindbergh

February 17, 2020

The Lindbergh High School thespian troupe is taking a trip back in time to 1931 Berlin with its production of ‘Cabaret’ Feb. 20-22 in the LHS Auditorium, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Showtimes for the LHS spring musical are 7 p.m. Feb. 20-21, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Feb. 22. Set in 1931 Berlin as the...

Special School District hires new superintendent

Special School District Superintendent Elizabeth Keenan, above in black, surprises Sarah Nowell with the award for SSD’s 2020 Teacher of the Year.

February 16, 2020

The Special School District of St. Louis County has a new superintendent this school year after the SSD Board of Education unanimously approved hiring Elizabeth Keenan last April. Keenan began her job at SSD July 1. She replaced previous Superintendent Donald Bohannan, who retired after 32 years in th...

South County Tech set to build a new safe vestibule

South County Tech set to build a new safe vestibule

February 14, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Construction will soon be underway on a new safer front entrance for South County Technical High School, following unanimous approval by the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen granting an amended conditional-use permit to Special School Dis...

New private high school set to open for fall 2020

New private high school set to open for fall 2020

February 13, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A private Christian school in Arnold that serves South County students is looking to expand the grades it serves by opening a new high school in fall 2020. Victory Christian Academy, 1930 Meyer Drury Drive, Suite B, in Arnold, is searching for a ...

Mehlville strategizes for its next five years

Mehlville strategizes for its next five years

February 13, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Preparation is underway as the Mehlville School District continues to implement the next five-year phase of the district’s strategic plan, and so far early themes of safety and personalization have dominated community feedback about the ...

Seven candidates running for four seats on Hancock Board of Education

Incoming Hancock second-grader Aubrey-Nicholson, first-grader Makenna Kessler and second-grader Moussa Moftin read their brand new books-together at the Bring Me a Book event this summer. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

February 12, 2020

Seven candidates will face off this April for four seats on the school board of the Hancock Place School District. Up for grabs in the Tuesday, April 7 election for the Hancock Place Board of Education are three three-year terms and one one-year term. Only one candidate filed to run for the one-y...

Special School District Teacher of the Year works with students for Mehlville’s classes

Special School District Superintendent Elizabeth Keenan, above in black, surprises Sarah Nowell with the award for SSD’s 2020 Teacher of the Year.

February 11, 2020

Special School District of St. Louis County has selected Sarah Nowell as its 2020 Teacher of the Year. Nowell is a community-based vocational instruction teacher for the district and works with high-school students from the Mehlville School District at their work site at Mercy Hospital South. She earned t...

New Lindbergh High: First bids set for brand-new LHS, $89 million state-of-the-art school

An aerial rendering of the new Lindbergh High School, facing Lindbergh Boulevard.

February 6, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The first bid for the new Lindbergh High School is set to be approved this month, leading up to the construction of the first fully rebuilt high school in St. Louis County in decades. The newly rebuilt $89 million Lindbergh High School wi...

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