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30th annual Grad Salute celebrates the unique Class of 2020

Oakville High graduates like Lauren Long, above, and their families celebrated the Class of 2020’s achievements with a drive-by graduation parade last week. Officials still hold out hope that despite the coronavirus pandemic, in-person graduation ceremonies can be held later this summer.

May 29, 2020

Oakville High graduates like Lauren Long, above, and their families celebrated the Class of 2020’s achievements with a drive-by graduation parade last week. Officials still hold out hope that despite the coronavirus pandemic, in-person graduation ceremonies can be held later this summer. In the mean...

Grad Salute: Lindbergh High Class of 2020

Lindbergh High School Class of 2020, official class photo

May 27, 2020

Congratulations Lindbergh High School seniors for a terrific achievement. To see this year's Grad Salute and greetings from the South County business community, celebrate with the May 28 print edition of Call Newspapers and the 30th annual Grad Salute for Lindbergh, Mehlville, Oakville, Bayless and Hancock...

‘Biggest little annual Memorial Day’ celebration will not happen this year

Lindbergh High School student Rachel Nieters performs during the Sappington-Concord Historical Society's 2016 Memorial Day celebration in this photo courtesy of Marilyn Muegge. Rachel also performed in the 2017 ceremony.

May 23, 2020

The Sappington-Concord Historical Society has canceled the “biggest little annual Memorial Day celebration in South County” for this year. The event usually takes place the morning of Memorial Day on the green at St. Lucas United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Road. “The green” is the large open lawn just ...

Lindbergh High School Musicthon goes virtual, will raise money for 36 hours straight

The Lindbergh High School Drumline and Strolling Stings performed for students April 12, 2019 during the band’s annual 36-Hour Musicthon to raise money for childhood cancer research. This year’s event raised $2,200 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The band raises money in honor of a young man named Alex, who the band members met in 2012.

May 7, 2020

A Lindbergh Schools musical tradition raising money for a great cause is continuing this year despite the extended school closures and limits on crowd sizes due to COVID-19. For the first time, the fundraiser will happen virtually.  Lindbergh High School band members are taking their annual 36-hour Musicthon to Yo...

Chance the Rapper will honor Lindbergh teacher in Instagram surprise

Chance the Rapper

May 7, 2020

A Lindbergh Schools teacher is going to be honored by Chance the Rapper during an Instagram award show Friday night. A teacher from Crestwood Elementary in Lindbergh — whose identity is not yet being publicly released, and who does not know that they are being honored — will be joining Grammy awa...

Lindbergh grades change due to COVID-19

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

May 4, 2020

In a year that Lindbergh Schools calls “unlike any other we have experienced,” the district’s grading of students will also be unlike any other year. Middle school and Lindbergh High School students can improve their grade with their coursework during this time of virtual learning, but any wo...

Lindbergh graduation postponed until June

Lindbergh 2019 graduates Alexis Davis and Annabella Davis make their way into Chaifetz Arena for the ceremony.

May 3, 2020

With current social distancing orders set to extend into May, Lindbergh High School has tentatively set a new graduation date that it hopes will mean seniors get an in-person ceremony. Graduation is set for June 27 at Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., on the St. Louis University campus. The district...

New Crestwood Elementary principal comes from Rockwood

New Crestwood Elementary principal comes from Rockwood

April 29, 2020

Lindbergh Schools announced Wednesday that the district has hired a new principal for Crestwood Elementary School, effective July 1. The Lindbergh Board of Education unanimously approved hiring Rockwood South Middle School Assistant Principal Charity Schluter when it met in virtual closed session Tuesday...

VIDEO: Crestwood Elementary’s Darrion Cockrell
 named Lindbergh Teacher of Year

Crestwood Elementary School physical education and health teacher Darrion Cockrell was honored as Lindbergh Schools Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement April 14.

April 15, 2020

Crestwood Elementary School physical education and health teacher Darrion Cockrell has been named Lindbergh Schools’ 2020 Teacher of the Year.  Lindbergh colleagues, Board of Education members and family members joined Tuesday in a virtual surprise announcement on Zoom to share the exciting news. ...

Lindbergh providing to-go meals for any child in the district

Pictured above: Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 10, 2020

Despite Missouri schools closing the rest of the year, Lindbergh Schools is still providing free curbside to-go meals for students who are in need of food assistance on days when school is scheduled to be in session.  Instead of offering meals to only students who receive free or reduced lunch, meals...

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