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Two Lindbergh seniors named Missouri Scholars 100

Rounak Bera

April 12, 2017

Lindbergh High School seniors Rounak Bera and Will Goetz have been selected for the 2017 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri's top academic students in the graduating class of 2017.The two students will be recognized April 23 at a luncheon in Columbia. Both Rounak an...

Lindbergh enrollment to increase by 182 students this fall

Lindbergh enrollment to increase by 182 students this fall

By Mike Anthony

April 12, 2017

Lindbergh Schools officials project an increase of 182 students for the 2017-2018 school year.Over the next four years, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Brian McKenney projects the district's enrollment will increase by 901 students.McKenney was scheduled present his enrollment projections to t...

Mehlville holds public meeting Tuesday on start times

Mehlville holds public meeting Tuesday on start times

April 5, 2017

The Mehlville School District will hold a public meeting Tuesday —April 11 — for parents to give their opinions on changing school start times.The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Oakville High School Library, 5557 Milburn Road.A survey the district recently sent to parents and all Mehlvill...

Five Oakville High students to compete in national speech, debate tournament

Oakville High School students who will participate in the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament this summer in Birmingham, Ala., from left, are: Sohrab Azad, Ryan Westwood, Gabriel Conners, Aaron Mohabbat and Shaun Lamar.

March 29, 2017

After 40 hours and as many as 16 rounds of competition, Oakville High School will send five students to the National Speech and Debate Association, or NSDA, National Tournament this summer.The tournament, the largest academic competition in the world, will take place from June 18 to June 25 in Birmin...

Special School District honors four Lindbergh educators

Lindbergh educators honored by the Special School District, clockwise from upper left, are: Tara Sparks, Daniel Hehner, Shannon Morley and Scott Mulvaney.

March 29, 2017

One Lindbergh Schools administrator and three Special School District employees who work in the district recently were honored at the annual SSD Salutes Banquet for going above and beyond to serve SSD and its students.Tara Sparks, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, earned the Speci...

Kiwanis Club honors Outstanding Students at St. Francis, Abiding Savior

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March 29, 2017

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently honored Sophia Henson of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School and Tyler Grau of Abiding Savior Lutheran School as its Outstanding Students of the Month. The two were honored for their outstanding academic performance, community activities and the service an...

Oakville students conduct fundraiser for local cashier

Oakville students conduct fundraiser for local cashier

March 22, 2017

Students at Oakville Middle School raised $1,750 last week with a Hat Day for Telegraph Road U-Gas cashier Max ‘Maxx’ Denney-Gaddy, 24, who has stage-four cancer and hopes to take a dream trip to Ireland during a break in his cancer treatments.

Long student collects books for Ronald McDonald House

Long Elementary School second-grader Lily Yemm is pictured with the books she collected for the Ronald McDonald House at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.

March 22, 2017

Long Elementary School second-grader Lily Yemm is making a difficult situation more comfortable for families of children with extended hospital stays.She recently collected more than 1,700 books in one week for the Ronald McDonald House at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.Lily wanted to do something to help others, ...

ELECTION 2017: Four seek three seats on Mehlville board

See the candidates at the Call's dual candidate forum for Mehlville fire board and school board Wednesday, March 22.

By Mike Anthony, Executive Editor

March 15, 2017

Four candidates, including two incumbents, are seeking three seats on the Mehlville Board of Education in the April 4 election. Peggy Hassler, Michelle Pommer, board Vice President Jean Pretto and board President Samantha Stormer are vying for the three seats. Board member Venki Palamand did not file...

Lindbergh Board of Education hires new CFO

Joël Cracchiolo

March 15, 2017

Lindbergh Schools' new Chief Financial Officer Joël Cracchiolo brings more than two decades of school finance expertise to her new role, which for many years has supported strong fiscal stewardship and responsible spending in service to Lindbergh students.The Board of Education approved the hire of C...

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