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Oakville resident Kirchhofer named Northwest superintendent

Desi Kirchhofer

February 8, 2017

Oakville resident Desi Kirchhofer, the deputy superintendent in Parkway Schools, was named the new superintendent of the Northwest School District in Jefferson County last week.Kirchhofer is set to start the top job in the High Ridge district July 1. He replaces Northwest Superintendent Paul Ziegler, ...

2017 Lindbergh Leaders to be honored March 10

2017 Lindbergh Leaders to be honored March 10

February 8, 2017

Lindbergh Schools has announced recipients of the 2017 Lindbergh Leaders Award.This year's winners were chosen from a pool of 43 nominees. Lindbergh Leaders are nominated by their fellow community members for their leadership and service at Lindbergh Schools and in the community.This year's honorees ...

Strolling Strings headed to Scotland

The Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings will perform in July at the Stirling Bridge International Youth Arts Festival in Stirling, Scotland.

February 1, 2017

The Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings have been invited to perform at the Stirling Bridge International Youth Arts Festival in Stirling, Scotland.The music festival will take place from July 5 to July 13 and features performers from around the world. The Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings h...

‘Fairytale Trio’ of teachers visits Europe

Beasley Elementary School third-grade teachers visited 'Cinderella's Castle,' Landgrafenschloss in Marburg, Germany, as part of a grant-funded trip to Europe last summer to study the origins of fairytales. Pictured, from left, are: Shannon Weber, Jennifer Bayer and Jenna Krueger.

By Gloria LLoyd

February 1, 2017

Three Beasley Elementary School teachers are sharing their world travels and love of traditional literature with students and teachers across the Mehlville School Dis-trict after winning a grant that paid their way to Germany and France to study the origins of fairytales and folk tales.Third-grade Beasley t...

Lindbergh musical raises $2,000 for St. Jude’s

Lindbergh musical raises $2,000 for St. Jude's

February 1, 2017

Lindbergh Schools' annual all-district musical, 'The Wizard of Oz!', raised more than $2,000 in donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The cast and crew included more than 400 students, ranging in age from early childhood to high school seniors. Lindbergh middle-school students, from le...

Donation settles school’s overdue lunch accounts

Donation settles school's overdue lunch accounts

February 1, 2017

The memory of a man who spent his life helping low-income families lives on through a generous donation to Mehlville High School.Steve Glenn worked for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri for 35 years, and just days before his retirement Glenn died in an accident. Glenn's friends have honored his spiri...

Bernard students ‘arm’ soldiers in Afghanistan with baseball gloves

Bernard Middle Schools students started collecting baseball gloves, balls and bats so soldiers stationed in Afghanistan can  enjoy what little recreation time they have.

January 25, 2017

Soldiers stationed in Afghanistan are getting a helping hand — actually a glove — from Bernard Middle School students.A Bernard student has a relative stationed in that country and was told that soldiers use plastic plumbing pipes and wadded-up duct tape to play baseball because they don't have the ...

Jingles for Jammies aids Concord Elementary’s ‘Helping Hands’

Jingles for Jammies aids Concord Elementary's 'Helping Hands'

January 25, 2017

Concord Elementary School students raised an impressive $2,100 in change during the school's recent Jingles for Jammies day.All of the money collected went to Concord Elementary's annual holiday "Helping Hands" campaign to help families in need, according to a news release.

Early Childhood Flyers give coats, warm hearts

Early Childhood Flyers give coats, warm hearts

January 25, 2017

Lindbergh Early Childhood Education students recently filled 25 large bags with more than 200 coats, helping to warm up wintertime for families in need. Besides teaching students a valuable lesson about service, ECE instructors also used the coat drive to create several classroom activities. For example, th...

Lindbergh Schools kindergarten registration begins Feb. 27

Lindbergh Schools kindergarten registration begins Feb. 27

January 25, 2017

Lindbergh Schools kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be available online beginning Feb. 27.Before beginning the online registration process, parents of incoming kindergarten students must visit the elementary school their child is currently assigned to attend and provide proof of ...

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