Fenton News

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

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 site of the former Johnny’s Market, will take place

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Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

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 Wasinger, R-Huntleigh, is not running for re-election for her council seat this year, a

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Incoming Lindbergh superintendent views position as ‘a destination job’

Pictured above: 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. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake said

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Lindbergh band makes third appearance in Rose Parade

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 Bob Spiegelman, who

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

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 the firefighters’ union and a pledge from the union to work

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Lake named superintendent of Lindbergh Schools

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 an instructional leader and experience

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Two Lindbergh teachers receive Emerson Award

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 by Special School District and works in Lindbergh, are among

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High number of tax protests could negatively impact Lindbergh

Pictured above: “The Devonshire” is a new four-story, 72-apartment senior living facility at Friendship Village Sunset Hills, opening in summer 2020. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools officials are seeing a “high number” of tax protests this year that, if successful, could negatively impact the district’s finances by $500,000 to $750,000. The Board

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Lindbergh High band to march in Rose Parade

The Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band will represent St. Louis on the national stage this New Year’s Day, marching in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif. The Rose Parade will be broadcast live beginning at 10 a.m. local time Monday, Jan. 1. Broadcast partners include NBC and HGTV. “This is

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