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School districts offer meals during closure

School districts offer meals during closure

March 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3. Free meals will be available for pickup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. Meals are only for students...

St. Louis school closures extended through April 22

Students at Wohlwend Elementary in Oakville, above, along with Rogers and Forder, stood
outside their houses Sunday to wave as their teachers drove by in a parade.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2020

Students will remain at home for at least the next month after St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Louis City schools extended building closures through Wednesday, April 22. The extension is consistent with the stay-at-home orders issued in the county and the city over the weekend that also last through April 22. A stay-at-home order was ...

Students are now on their own for classes

Students at Wohlwend Elementary in Oakville, above, along with Rogers and Forder, stood
outside their houses Sunday to wave as their teachers drove by in a parade.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 24, 2020

Every school in South County, the state and seemingly the country is shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, with students forced to learn from home and parents trying to figure out how to replace teachers with little training or notice. All South County public school districts were on spring break ...

All major events canceled due to coronavirus; schools will be closing

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page updates the public about COVID-19 (coronavirus) preparedness on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. At right is Spring Schmidt, co-director of the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 16, 2020

Attempts to stem the spread of the coronavirus in Missouri and nationwide led to the cancellation or postponement last week of most major events, with schools closing for the next two weeks and St. Louis regional leaders banning events of more than 50 people. St. Louis County election authorities ask...

All St. Louis County schools will close for two weeks as part of regional shutdown due to coronavirus

Students at Hagemann Elementary School in photos taken in January at 'Abilities Awareness Day.'

March 16, 2020

All St. Louis County school districts and the St. Louis Archdiocese schools will close for at least two weeks starting Wednesday, March 18, under a plan announced Sunday night by all area superintendents. The Mehlville School District, Lindbergh Schools, Affton School District, Hancock Place School...

Truman Middle School’s Straatmann named Missouri Principal of Year

Truman Middle School's Straatmann named Missouri Principal of Year

March 12, 2020

The Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MoASSP) has selected Truman Middle School Principal Michael Straatmann of Lindbergh Schools as the 2020-2021 Jim L. King Missouri Middle School Principal of the Year. MoASSP will officially present the award during the annual MoASSP Spring Confer...

‘Parent Prom’ was, like, totally awesome

‘Parent Prom’ was, like, totally awesome

March 6, 2020

The first official fundraiser for the Lindbergh High School Orchestra’s fundraising to fund its yearlong collaboration with an orchestra in Stuttgart, Germany and celebrate 60 years of St. Louis and Stuttgart being sister cities took place last month. The orchestra held the ‘LHS Parent Prom’ i...

History comes alive with World War II veterans

History comes alive with World War II veterans

March 5, 2020

Lindbergh High School is in its 11th year of hosting History Alive, a program that gives students the opportunity to talk with veterans from World War II the Korean War, the Vietnam War and conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan every spring. Above, World War II veteran Eugene Ganz of Ballwin talks wi...

Brothers win spelling bees at the same time

Brothers win spelling bees at the same time

March 5, 2020

The St. Louis regional spelling bee this weekend will see two unique competitors. Brothers Max and Philip Harbuck of Crestwood will both compete in the written semifinal spelling bee at McKendree University Saturday. Philip, a third-grader, won the Long Elementary School spelling bee Jan. 24. Wit...

Concord Elementary named State School of Character

Concord Elementary celebrated the first day back for Lindbergh Schools Aug. 15, 2019, with the Bubble Bus.

February 25, 2020

Concord Elementary School is one of 14 Missouri Schools and 81 schools nationwide to receive the 2020 State School of Character Award from Character.org, a nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world. “Concord’s mission is empowering innovativ...

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