Lindbergh Schools News

Lindbergh graduate teaches coding to Camp Ignite students at Concord

Pictured above: Nick Groninger, left, a 2016 Lindbergh High School graduate, and Dressel Elementary School first-grade teacher Tarren Fritz, middle, help fourth-grader Lucy Thomas bring her character to life in the digital coding game ‘Bloxels’ last week at Lindbergh’s STEM camp, Camp Ignite. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Lindbergh Schools is hosting Camp

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Lake assumes office as sixth-ever Lindbergh superintendent

Pictured above: Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and Lindbergh High School Principal Eric Cochran. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools gets its sixth superintendent in its history this week as Tony Lake takes over from longtime Superintendent Jim Simpson. Lake

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Three local schools named National Schools of Character

Three local schools were among the 17 Missouri schools and 73 schools nationwide to receive the 2018 National School of Character Award from Character.org, a nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world. All three schools — Long Elementary in Lindbergh Schools and Beasley Elementary and Mehlville High School in

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Retiring Simpson looks back on distinctive decade

Retiring Lindbergh superintendent Jim Simpson, who plays fiddle in a band on weekends, performs with the Lindbergh Strolling Strings at his retirement open house May 17, above. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com More than 10 years ago, Lindbergh Superintendent Jim Simpson was sitting on his deck in Joplin, where he had served as superintendent

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Kennerly hosts ‘Kindergarten Playdate’

Tory, 5, pictured above, slides down the slide before running to tell her mother about her new friend Penelope. Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer Kennerly Elementary School hosted a playdate for incoming students and their families to meet each other, their teachers and Principal Todd Morgan last week. Kennerly will be offering another kindergarten playdate

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Flyers take home 2018 lacrosse Show Me Cup state championship

The Lindbergh Flyers lacrosse team won the Show Me Cup state championship last month.  Lindbergh High School’s team took on Rockwood Summit High School in the Show Me Cup State Championships for High School Boys Lacrosse at Hunter Stadium in Lindenwood University May 26.   The game went back and forth, but Lindbergh earned the

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Simpson: Lindbergh budget balanced, honoring tradition

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Continuing the trend of recent years, next year’s proposed budget for Lindbergh Schools shows a slight surplus, with most new money in the $84 million budget paying for student growth and raises. The Board of Education was set to consider the budget when it met Tuesday night — after

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