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Mercy Hospital South unveils renovated Kids ER wing

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 inside the room to keep children distracted while in

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Positive ‘Rolls with Role Models’

It was a packed house at Blades Elementary last week for the fifth graders’ ‘Rolls with Role Models’ event. During this special breakfast, students read their guests an essay they wrote about them, and everyone enjoys cinnamon rolls and crossword puzzles together before the role models take a quiz asking if they’re smarter than a

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Embracing ‘That Friday Feeling’

Heather Mastis’ class at Oakville Elementary embraced #ThatFridayFeeling last week with the ‘Tooty Ta,’ above. This goofy song and dance helps children (and grown-up children like School Resource Officer Mike Schira, rear) burn off some energy on cold winter days while reinforcing literacy concepts.

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Sperreng students ‘Design for a Client’

Pictured above: Daishana Finley of Amber Hardin’s class, left, shows Schaeffer her design idea for a new business card. Eighth-grade students at Sperreng Middle School sharpened their skills and went to work for a real local business client during a project in their Digital Literacy Class. The students partnered with Sam Schaeffer, owner of Samtastic

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Students of all ages serve Mehlville’s ‘60plus’

The Mehlville School District’s “60plus” members joined the district last month for a total team effort of an event at Blades Elementary, with Blades choir students performing, Washington Middle School band members playing holiday tunes and culinary students from Mehlville High preparing a “terrific meal” and serving it to the guests. If you are 60

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County’s newest officials sworn in Jan. 1

    The new and returning officeholders in St. Louis County were set to be sworn in at noon Tuesday, Jan. 1 — after the Call went to press. In a change from tradition, the ceremony was set to happen outdoors at Memorial Plaza outside the county Administration Building and Police Department. County Executive Steve

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Lindbergh students ‘Warm Up for Wil’

The Lindbergh High School Soccer Booster Club, as well as family, friends and teammates of LHS senior Wil Ohler, stood along South Lindbergh in the freezing rain Dec. 27, to promote a hot-chocolate stand fundraiser at LHS to raise money for Ohler’s cancer treatments. Ohler is an 18-year-old soccer player who was diagnosed with leukemia

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All aboard the Polar Express in Oakville

Some lucky Point Elementary students hopped on the Polar Express before they left for winter break in an annual tradition that dates back a dozen years. The Mehlville School District posted, ‘The kids love it….the teachers do, too,’ as they get to serve the children hot chocolate Polar Express-style. Taking the tickets was ‘Conductor’ John

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