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Lindbergh energy audit, performance contracting is saving energy while funding facilities

Lindbergh energy audit, performance contracting is saving energy while funding facilities

December 28, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com After an energy audit earlier this year, Lindbergh Schools will start funding deferred facilities maintenance districtwide using money saved with a comprehensive plan to improve energy efficiency. Missouri law allows school districts and cities to use ...

Competitive races for Sunset Hills mayor, Mehlville school board after first days of filing

Competitive races for Sunset Hills mayor, Mehlville school board after first days of filing

December 19, 2019

Candidate filing began Tuesday for the April 7 election for Crestwood and Sunset Hills mayor, along with municipal offices and school board positions across South County. So far, the highlights of the April 2020 races will be a competitive race for Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and at least a five-way ...

The story behind Mehlville assignment that made world headlines

The story behind Mehlville assignment that made world headlines

December 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A Mehlville School District teacher got international attention for an assignment asking students to “set your price for a slave,” but the parent who objected does not want to see her fired. A fifth-grade teacher at Blades Elementary in Oakv...

Lindbergh is no longer writing Santa letters

The Lindbergh Central Office at the former site of Johnny's Market at Sappington and Gravois roads.

December 17, 2019

Students from Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District have written Santa letters that have appeared in The Call since 2007, but this year Lindbergh officials decided that students in their schools would not participate because not every child celebrates Christmas. “We have an equity committee that h...

All South County schools call off due to expected storm Monday

All South County schools call off due to expected storm Monday

December 15, 2019

All South County schoolchildren will get a snow day Monday, with districts already calling off classes in advance of a pending winter storm expected to continue Monday. Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Bayless, Hancock school districts and the Special School District are all closing due to snowfall and a...

Lindbergh High Orchestra partners with German orchestra to celebrate 60 years as sister cities

Students pictured above include back row, left to right: Samuel Caldwell, Nathan Hart, Ian McMurry, Caleb Robinson, James Zipfel, Andrew Kim, Benny Mayer.  Middle row: Meredith Blucker, Lily Jiang, Cole Lilledahl, Kira Boegeman, Philip Duchild, Madlyn Anderson, Rachel Wei.  Front row: Roie Randelman, Ava Wood, Ida Fan, Yeonsoo Park, Mary Lanio.  Not pictured: Raymond Soto, Dimitri Loli.

December 12, 2019

  The Lindbergh High School Orchestra will take part in an exciting overseas collaboration over the next two years, playing alongside the Youth Baroque Orchestra ‘Die Telemänner,’ based in St. Louis’ sister city of Stuttgart, Germany. The LHS orchestra will preview its musical selections ...

Class assignment asking students to ‘set your price for a slave’ gets international attention

Class assignment asking students to 'set your price for a slave' gets international attention

December 10, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District is getting international attention for a Blades Elementary assignment in which a teacher asked students to “set your price for a slave.” A fifth-grade teacher at Blades Elementary in Oakville is on administra...

UPDATED: School lockdowns lifted after police capture Lemay Ferry robbery suspect

UPDATED: School lockdowns lifted after police capture Lemay Ferry robbery suspect

December 5, 2019

A police search for a robbery suspect around Lemay Ferry Road spurred a lockdown at two South County schools Thursday that has been lifted. Lockdowns were lifted at Mehlville High School and Mosaic Elementary after about an hour midday Thursday. The lockdown was activated due to the suspect search, but ...

Lindbergh Parent Group holds 44th annual Holiday House Tour, free holiday boutique

Lindbergh Parent Group holds 44th annual Holiday House Tour, free holiday boutique

December 3, 2019

The Lindbergh High School Parent Group will host its 44th annual Lindbergh Holiday House Tour Sunday. Five homes in Lindbergh Schools will open their doors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, showcasing unique architectural and interior design styles. Guests will be able to visit the houses at the...

Mehlville state test scores go up; DESE changes test again

Mehlville state test scores go up; DESE changes test again

November 25, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District showed academic improvement in key statewide test scores released last month, but yet another change in how Missouri reports its scores makes it impossible to directly compare test scores over time. The Mi...

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