Green Park News

Students raise money for teacher’s cruise

A local class of seventh-graders are raising money on GoFundMe to send their retiring teacher on a European cruise. The seventh-grade students at St. Simon the Apostle School in Green Park are hoping to raise $8,000 so that their history teacher, Robert Seitz, can go to Europe with his wife on a dream vacation. Seitz

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Mehlville innovation heads to the four middle schools

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Every middle school in the Mehlville School District will have an innovative “school within a school” starting this fall, extending the problem-based and project-based learning at Mosaic Elementary to four middle school “academies.” Superintendent Chris Gaines

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Anti-bullying group Lindbergh Upstanders is set to expand to other school districts

The Upstanders co-founders (from left to right) Erica Hoffman, Andrea Soaib, Robert Vogel, Renee McDonnell and Lisa Huffman celebrate the group’s one year anniversary in February at Helen Fitzgerald’s. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A year after the Lindbergh Upstanders Anti-Bullying Collaborative was founded, the group is expanding beyond South County, although the anti-bullying

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Mehlville Fire training center is dedicated for late medical director Dr. Chris Bosche

From left, MFPD Community Education Officer Jim Hampton; Dr. Bosche’s children Jacob and Jennifer Bosche; his wife, Amy; MFPD board Treasurer Bonnie Stegman; MFPD Chief Brian Hendricks; and St. Louis County Police Officer Michael Costa cut the ribbon for the new Dr. Christopher Bosche EMS Training Facility May 22.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com

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Musick-Gravois construction delayed again after Missouri American’s mistake

The Gravois-Musick intersection, with the Grant’s View Library on the right. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Construction at the intersection of Musick and Gravois roads is delayed, again, after originally being slated for completion by the end of 2018. The delay this time was caused by contractors finding an unexpected subterranean concrete wall owned

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Grad Salute: Lindbergh High School Class of 2019

Congratulations Lindbergh High School Seniors for a terrific achievement. Best wishes from the South County business community. Students in Lindbergh High School’s 65th graduating class were awarded more than $23 million in scholarships this year. Of the 535 graduates, 84.7 percent plan to attend college, 2.2 percent plan to enroll in schools of advanced training,

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Republicans take majority on council, elect Trakas as chair

Pictured above: 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas cracks a smile after being named presiding officer of the St. Louis County Council May 15 in Clayton, after former 5th District Councilman Sam Page’s ascent to county executive and 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby leaving to work for Page left the council without a chair or vice

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