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South County high schools open for the first time since March

Teacher Samantha Wanko talks to incoming kindergarteners at Bierbaum Elementary  in the Mehlville School District in August about procedures and Chromebook pickup.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2020

With more and more students returning to in-person learning, South County’s public high schools are set to open their doors for the first time since March, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close. Schools around South County are welcoming students back to in-person learning as COVID-19 ...

Return of Oakville and Mehlville football leads to a 24-21 thriller, Panthers victory

Above, Oakville wide receiver Tyler Lanzarini tries to elude a tackle from a Panther.

By Stephen Glover, For the Call

October 12, 2020

Local high school football fans deprived of a regularly scheduled season have been patiently waiting for a return to normalcy, and they finally received it last week as Oakville hosted rival Mehlville. Mehlville (1-0) was strong on the ground and racked up 229 yards rushing in a 24-21 thriller over the Ti...

Lindbergh brings back high school students in person for hybrid, elementaries will go to five days a week

Members of the Lindbergh High School Class of 2020 graduate in masks at an outdoor drive-in graduation at the PowerPlex in Hazelwood in June.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

October 9, 2020

Lindbergh Schools had two major announcements Friday about more students returning to school by the end of October: Lindbergh High School students will return to school for hybrid learning Oct. 26, and all elementary students will go to five days a week in person starting Oct. 27. The district started...

First 2020 victory for Lindbergh Flyers football is long time coming, but worth the wait

The Lindbergh Football Flyers scrimmage in advance of their win in September 2017.

By Stephen Glover, Sports Reporter

October 5, 2020

It had been 329 days since the Lindbergh High School football team last took the field for a game when the Flyers took on Northwest Friday night in Cedar Hill. But you wouldn’t know it from the convincing 41-20 victory for the Flyers. Lindbergh (1-0) wasted no time scoring the first win of the se...

Take our poll: Should school districts play football outside St. Louis County to get around COVID-19 restrictions?

The Mehlville Senior High School football team kicked off its 2014 season Friday night, Aug. 22, 2014, at home, falling to Chaminade 50-7. Above, Mehlville's Tradell Cunningham, right, pursues Chaminade's Bryce Johnson. The Panthers faced Pattonville the next week on the road.

October 3, 2020

The Lindbergh Flyers will be playing football in Jefferson County and the Mehlville Panthers and Oakville Tigers will play each other in an undetermined outside county Friday, Oct. 9. Do you agree with this decision?

Twelve South County high schoolers named as National Merit Semifinalists for 2021

The 2020 National Merit semifinalists from Lindbergh Schools.

October 1, 2020

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named 12 South County high school students as semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 16,000 students earned the honor nationwide. Seven students from Lindbergh High School, two from Mehlville High School and three from Oakv...

Lindbergh, Mehlville to play football outside St. Louis County, despite the restrictions

A rain-delayed match-up between Lindbergh High School and Mehlville High School had all the ingredients of a state playoff game, despite being the first week of the 2019 season. Mehlville fell to Lindbergh 17-10.

September 28, 2020

The Lindbergh, Mehlville and Oakville football teams will join other large school districts in playing their seasons this fall outside St. Louis County, due to continuing restrictions banning games in high-contact sports. Lindbergh announced its decision first Sept. 24, followed by the Mehlville Schoo...

Mehlville, Lindbergh return most students to in person

An Oakville Elementary student the first day of school.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 28, 2020

The Mehlville School District is bringing back the rest of elementary students and middle-school students to in-person learning, starting in two weeks. Lindbergh, which has already started all elementary students back, will bring back middle schoolers. Both districts have virtual learning academies...

GALLERY: Lindbergh fourth and fifth graders return to the classroom

GALLERY: Lindbergh fourth and fifth graders return to the classroom

September 26, 2020

All Lindbergh elementary school students are back in the classroom in some capacity after the district brought back fourth and fifth-grades last week under the district's blended/hybrid model of learning, which has staggered groups of students attending school in-person part of the week and utilizing...

Gregory, Hoffman square off again for Missouri House 96th District

From left to right; Rep. David Gregory and Erica Hoffman.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Repoter

September 25, 2020

David Gregory, a Republican attorney, is running for re-election in the 96th Missouri House District Tuesday, Nov. 3, and is being challenged once again by Democrat Erica Hoffman, a stay-at-home mother and community volunteer. Hoffman and Gregory previously faced off for the 96th District seat in 2018. In that race, Hoffman, the first Democrat to run in the 96th District in eight years, lost to Gregory ...

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