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Lindbergh among best school districts in country

February 12, 2018

Lindbergh Schools ranks among the best school districts in the United States, ac-cording to a recent study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Lindbergh consistently ranks among the top school districts in Missouri for academic achievement, ranking No. 1 in Missouri for student achie...

Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

Revis apparent winner in race for 97th District House seat

February 6, 2018

Democrat Mike Revis of Fenton is the apparent winner of today’s special election to fill the 97th Missouri House District seat, according to unofficial results. Revis received 1,787 votes — 51.558 percent — while Republican David Linton of Fenton garnered 1,679 votes — 48.442 percent. Revis...

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

Election 2018: Linton, Revis square off for District 97 seat

February 1, 2018

Residents of south county and Jefferson County in the 97th Missouri House District who have gone unrepresented since September will elect a new state legislator in a special election next week. Republican David Linton and Democrat Mike Revis, both of Fenton, were selected by their parties to compete...

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

January 30, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will host an open house next week during which the public can tour the district’s new Central Office building at 9350 Sappington Road. The open house for the new Central Office building, which was constructed on the 2.2-acre...

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

January 25, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Republican councilwoman representing Sunset Hills on the County Council is weighing whether to run for county executive, after previously announcing she would not seek re-election to her council seat. Since 3rd District Councilwoman Colleen W...

Incoming Lindbergh superintendent views position as ‘a destination job’

Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years.

January 17, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake said he views his new position as “a destination job.” Lake, who currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan., will become Lindbergh’s...

Lindbergh band makes third appearance in Rose Parade

Lindbergh band makes third appearance in Rose Parade

January 11, 2018

Director of Bands David Wyss, right, leads the Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day in this photo taken by band parent Trevor Collis. Wyss and his team followed in the footsteps of his predecessor and mentor, Director...

Top 10 Stories of 2018: Hilmer’s election to third six-year term on MFPD Board of Directors top story

Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer and board Treasurer Bonnie Stegman celebrate Hilmer's re-election to the fire board in the April 4 election. The two were first elected in April 2005. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

January 10, 2018

News analysis By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Politics dominated the past year, both locally and nationally. Locally, we saw a divisive election last April for a seat on the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors that ultimately led to new leadership for...

Lake named superintendent of Lindbergh Schools

Lindbergh Board of Education

January 8, 2018

Tony Lake has been selected to serve as superintendent of Lindbergh Schools, effective July 1. He currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan. “Dr. Lake was a clear frontrunner in an excellent pool of applicants, with a proven track record as...

Two Lindbergh teachers receive Emerson Award

Two Lindbergh teachers receive Emerson Award

January 8, 2018

Lindbergh Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Megan Vallis and Sappington Elementary School special education teacher Daniel Hehner recently were honored with the prestigious Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Vallis, who is a library media specialist at Truman Middle School, and Hehner, who is employed...

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