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Take a tour of Lindbergh High School’s boiler room, infrastructure, classrooms

The 53-year-old piping system. The system is too costly to update in the existing buildings, officials say. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 5, 2019

Click here to read more about Lindbergh's $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue, Proposition R for Safe and Ready.

Puppies bring English class to life

Puppies bring English class to life

February 28, 2019

Washington Middle students kicked off a technical-writing project with a visit from Lola and Tink, dogs from the Animal Protective Association of Missouri. The school has raised $10,000 for the shelter in seven years. ...

Learning where STEM can take you

Learning where STEM can take you

February 26, 2019

All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been credited with increasing Mehlville girls’ participation...

Scott Credit Union opens second St. Louis County location

Scott Credit Union opens second St. Louis County location

February 19, 2019

Scott Credit Union hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of their new branch location in Crestwood at 9792 Watson Road. The location is one of two in Missouri and St. Louis County, with the other location in Ladue. The bank operates 16 branches in the St. Louis ar...

PHOTOS: Courtney Kramme and her service dog Xena visit Southminster

Xena greets guests at Southminster Presbyterian Church following Kramme's presentation. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 15, 2019

Courtney Kramme, a 19-year-old student at Lindenwood University, spoke at Southminister Presbyterian Church Tuesday about the benefits of service dogs for those suffering from physical or mental disabilities, as well as the differences between service animals and support animals. One of the special...

Bayless teacher one of 33 nationwide to receive $25,000 Milken Award

Pictured above, Therese Shain, a special education teacher at Bayless Elementary, smiles for photos after receiving a $25,000 Milkin Educator Award Wednesday morning. Shain is one of 33 educators to receive the award in 2018-2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 13, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A Bayless Elementary School teacher was awarded one of education's most prestigious honors, the $25,000 Milken Educator Award, at a surprise school assembly Wednesday morning featuring guests such as First Lady of Missouri Teresa Parson a...

Celebrating 100 days in 100 ways

Celebrating 100 days in 100 ways

February 8, 2019

To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. Across Oakville at Blades Elementary, classes celebrated the milestone by reading 100 books, searching for 100 things or doing 100 exercises, and Principal Jeremy Booker tried to greet every ...

PHOTOS: St. Louis native killed by suicide bomber in Syria laid to rest at Jefferson Barracks

PHOTOS: St. Louis native killed by suicide bomber in Syria laid to rest at Jefferson Barracks

February 8, 2019

Photos by Erin Achenbach. Dozens of people gathered along Telegraph Road leading to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Wednesday for the funeral procession of Scott "Scotty" Wirtz, 42, of St. Louis, who was killed by a suicide bomber in Syria on Jan. 16. Wirtz grew up in St. Louis County and w...

Fitz’s opens second location in south county

Fitz's opens second location in south county

February 3, 2019

St. Louis favorite Fitz’s Root Beer has a new home in south county after the company opened a second location at 5244 S. Lindbergh Blvd. last week. The 220-seat restaurant, dubbed Fitz’s SoCo, is open for lunch and dinner, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. F...

Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

January 26, 2019

Photos by Erin Achenbach.  Mercy Hospital South, formerly St. Anthony’s Medical Center, dedicated and blessed their new Mercy Kids ER in a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6. The ER opened in October but underwent renovations over the last two months. Renovations include new decor and activities insi...

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