Fenton News

Lindbergh community celebrates opening of Dressel Elementary

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A ribbon-cutting ceremony last week marking the grand opening of Lindbergh Schools’ state-of-the-art new Dressel Elementary School was “a historic day,” according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. The nearly $22 million, 99,116-square-foot school at 10911 Tesson Ferry Road will be at capacity — 650 students — when school begins Thursday,

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Despite vote, MetroLink probe may not occur

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A County Council vote calling for an independent investigation into surveillance videos that appear to show police officers on MetroLink duty covering up cameras and slacking on the job does not necessarily mean that the investigation will actually happen. Police packed the council chambers at the July 25 meeting

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Lindbergh Strolling Strings perform in Scotland

The Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings traveled more than 4,000 miles to play concerts and see the sights as part of the Stirling Bridge International Arts Festival in Stirling, Scotland. Lindbergh students had the opportunity to perform in castle grounds, modern theaters and ageless churches during the weeklong exchange of musical talent that took place

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Prop P revenue could fund 30-percent police pay hikes

Officers in the St. Louis County Police Department could receive average 30-percent raises next year if the County Council signs on to the plan voters approved with the passage of Proposition P. County Executive Steve Stenger announced last week that the county and the Fraternal Order of Police came to an official agreement on a

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Grad Salute: Lindbergh High School Class of 2017

Congratulations to the Lindbergh High School Class of 2017, which graduates Tuesday, May 30. Check out a picture of this year’s LHS graduates in our Grad Salute in this week’s Mail Call expanded edition! To see pictures of the graduation ceremony, stay tuned to our website, Facebook page at facebook.com/callnewspapers and our Instagram at @callnewspapers.

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Lindbergh teachers, board reach pact for 2017-2018 school year

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com First of two parts The Lindbergh Board of Education and the Lindbergh National Education Association have reached an agreement on a contract for the 2017-2018 school year that will provide an average 3-percent salary increase. Kim Scronce, president of the Lindbergh National Education Association, or LNEA, announced the agreement

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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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