Lindbergh Schools News

Filing for April election starts Dec. 12

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for municipal offices and school board positions up for election April 3. Up for election are the Sunset Hills mayoral post currently held by Pat Fribis, aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus seats on the Lindbergh and Mehlville boards of education. Two seats

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Lindbergh students give back to community

By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Over 40 students in the Lindbergh High School Academy recently gave back to their community by participating in a large-scale leaf-raking effort throughout the school district. Included in the project was the home of Dottie and Richard Abeln, who have lived next door to Long Elementary School since

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Lindbergh girls dominate Southside Classic

The Lindbergh High School varsity girls’ basketball team captured the Southside Classic Tournament for the second consecutive year. The Flyers showed up at the tournament to tip off the 2017-2018 season hoping to defend their title from last year. They did exactly that, dominating the competition. In the first game, the Flyers beat Bayless 60-10.

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Greitens’ appointees oust Missouri education commissioner

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured above: From left, State Board of Education members Mike Jones and Vic Lenz, Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven and Affton Superintendent Steve Brotherton visiting an innovative internship program in March 2016 that allows Affton High School students to work at St. Anthony’s Medical Center and the Siteman Cancer Center.

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Purchasing card saves Lindbergh $97,772.77

Lindbergh Schools has earned $97,772.77 in rebates since 2006 by using a purchasing card to pay for district expenditures. Mike Parnell, associate executive director of member relations for Missouri School Boards’ Association, presented the district with a rebate check totaling $14,306.02 for fiscal 2017 during the Nov. 14 Board of Education meeting. The MSBA Payment

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Lindbergh Spirit Yearbook wins All-American rating

The 2017 Lindbergh High School Spirit Yearbook earned an All-American rating, the highest possible rating from the National Scholastic Press Association. To receive the All-American rating, a staff must earn at least 400 out of 500 possible points and at least four out of five marks of distinction. The Spirit earned 459 out of 500

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Thirty-three candidates apply for Lindbergh superintendent’s post

Thirty-three candidates have applied for Lindbergh Schools’ superintendent’s position. The Board of Education met in closed session Monday night to review the applications of the 33 candidates seeking to succeed Superintendent Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year. The candidates include 14 sitting superintendents and 14 assistant superintendents, according

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