Fenton News

Lindbergh schools welcome new students

About 1,000 Lindbergh students in kindergarten through eighth grade recently received warm Flyer welcomes when they visited their new schools for tours, activities and a chance to meet their new classmates. The events were part of a districtwide “Fly Over Day,” to give students and teachers a chance to learn more about their new buildings

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Lindbergh board OKs short-term option for more teacher planning time

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education voted last week to accept a committee’s recommendation for a short-term option designed to provide elementary teachers with more time to plan their lessons. But a larger committee will be formed in the fall to investigate the possibility of having a weekly late-start date

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Lindbergh board begins eyeing tax hike, superintendent search

With just weeks of experience, the new Lindbergh Board of Education is already pondering two of the most important decisions school board members make —  a tax-rate increase and the search for the next superintendent. At the annual “Lindbergh Traditions” workshop, designed to educate new board members about how Lindbergh traditionally functions and about the

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South county citizens prepared for flooding

Lindbergh Schools misses three days; Mehlville calls off classes for two days   By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com   The Meramec River reached near-record levels last week after hitting new highs in December 2015, but this time south county residents were more prepared. For the second time in 16 months, residents and businesses in

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Lindbergh Girl Scouts collect 45,000 personal-care items

Girl Scouts in the Lindbergh Schools community collected more than 45,000 personal-care items this month for women in need during the organization’s annual April Showers drive. April Showers is the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri’s largest service event. The personal care items were collected by 1,450 volunteers from all eight Lindbergh schools, and parochial schools

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Prop C in Crestwood, Prop P in St. Louis County among tax hikes OK’d

BY GLORIA LLOYD Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com   Voters in south county turned out in droves last week to show their support for police and firefighters by overwhelmingly approving a series of tax-rate hikes in St. Louis County, Crestwood, Sunset Hills and Affton. Observers attributed last week’s higher-than-usual 23-percent voter turnout to widespread support for Proposition

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