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LHS student will attend presidential inauguration

Christina Collins

January 11, 2017

Lindbergh High School junior Christina Collins loves politics, and Friday, Jan. 20, she will experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when she travels to Washington D.C. for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.Christina was invited to attend the Envision Presidential Inauguration Leadershi...

Mehlville collaboration hits a high note

Beasley Elementary School teachers Ben McClusky and Doug Timme create a musical instrument as part of the Science of Learning Instrument Design, or SOLID, Music Project.

January 11, 2017

The Mehlville School District is teaming up with the St. Louis Science Center, the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries and Boeing to integrate STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — skills into the study of music.The collaborative program is called the Science of Learning Instrumen...

Optimists honor local high school students

Mehlville Optimist Club member John Roland, left, is shown with local high school students honored by the club. Pictured, from left, are: Shalaka Nimmagadda and Randall Le, Lindbergh High School; Meredith Meyer and Lucas Steffan, Lutheran High School South; Dominic Meyer and Alyssa Drew, Mehlville High School; Shayla Hrncic and Shannon Goersch, Oakville High School; and Optimist Club President Curt Overbey. Not pictured are: Arifa Klokic and Nedzad Durakovic, Hancock High School.

January 11, 2017

The Mehlville Optimist Club recently celebrated Youth Appreciation Day by honoring 10 outstanding students from five local high schools.These students were formally recognized during a breakfast meeting at Andre's South attended by parents and principals.Schools and students honored include:• Hanco...

Niche names Lindbergh one of state’s best school districts

Niche names Lindbergh one of state's best school districts

January 4, 2017

Lindbergh Schools ranks in the top 10 of all Missouri public school districts for academic excellence and quality of teachers, according to Niche’s 2017 rankings.Niche also ranks Lindbergh as the 12th-best place in Missouri for teachers to work. The district scored an A+ overall rating, based on Niche...

Oakville Wind Symphony, Women’s Chorale to perform Friday

Oakville Wind Symphony, Women's Chorale to perform Friday

January 4, 2017

The Oakville High School Wind Symphony and Women's Chorale have been selected to perform at the 79th annual Missouri Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop/Conference on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.They were selected as representing the finest music ensembles in Missou...

Sperreng Middle School rocks ‘Socktober’

Sperreng Middle School rocks 'Socktober'

January 4, 2017

Sperreng Middle School students took on Kid President's challenge to provide new socks for the homeless this October, collecting 870 pairs in all.Sixth-grader Miles Hoffman led the Socktober effort, collecting socks from his classmates and partnering with the Crestwood-Sunset Hills Kiwanis Club to e...

Mehlville employees donate to BackStoppers

Mehlville Transportation Department employees, from left, Maxine Dillow, Pam Aguinaldo, Annette Kobermann, Sharon Mabrey and Dawn Klemp are shown with a blowup of a \$1,000 check for BackStoppers.

December 28, 2016

Employees of the Mehlville School District's Transportation Department recently raised $1,000 for BackStoppers.The Transportation Department raised the money through personal donations and a gift basket raffle at its annual holiday party, where singer and Mehlville High School graduate Jessica Tipton do...

Optimist Club honors local high school students

Mehlville Optimist Club member John Roland, left, is shown with local high school students honored by the club. Pictured, from left, are: Shalaka Nimmagadda and Randall Le, Lindbergh High School; Meredith Meyer and Lucas Steffan, Lutheran High School South; Dominic Meyer and Alyssa Drew, Mehlville High School; Shayla Hrncic and Shannon Goersch, Oakville High School; and Optimist Club President Curt Overbey. Not pictured are: Arifa Klokic and Nedzad Durakovic, Hancock High School.

December 28, 2016

The Mehlville Optimist Club of Mehlville recently celebrated Youth Appreciation Day by honoring 10 outstanding students from five local high schools.These students were formally recognized at a breakfast meeting at Andre's South. Parents and principals were present to witness the presentation of a comm...

Gaines’ initiative saves Mehlville $162,000 in energy costs

Chris Gaines

December 28, 2016

An initiative spearheaded by Superintendent Chris Gaines saved the Mehlville School District $162,000 in energy costs.Gaines launched a Turn Off the Lights campaign during the past year, and it's safe to assume that it was met with a bit of skepticism. He also encouraged staff members to cut down on t...

Kennerly students celebrate ‘Beach Day’

Kennerly students celebrate 'Beach Day'

December 28, 2016

Baby, it's cold outside! But students at Kennerly Elementary School were dreaming of warmer weather as they headed into the holiday break. The students dressed in swimsuits, sunglasses, flip flops and Hawaiian shirts to celebrate 'Beach Day,' just one of seven spirit days until the last day of school on...

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