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‘Silicon Valley’ could head to Sunset Hills

Pictured above: The Sunset Hills location of Vatterott, as seen on Google Street View. Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen held a public hearing June 11 on a petition from a startup company looking to move into the former Vatterott College campus and bring “Silicon Valley to Sunset Hills.” Founded in

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Students raise money for teacher’s cruise

A local class of seventh-graders are raising money on GoFundMe to send their retiring teacher on a European cruise. The seventh-grade students at St. Simon the Apostle School in Green Park are hoping to raise $8,000 so that their history teacher, Robert Seitz, can go to Europe with his wife on a dream vacation. Seitz

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Mehlville innovation heads to the four middle schools

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Every middle school in the Mehlville School District will have an innovative “school within a school” starting this fall, extending the problem-based and project-based learning at Mosaic Elementary to four middle school “academies.” Superintendent Chris Gaines

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Precinct moves again; see its new design

Above: A rendering of the new Affton Southwest Precinct at Sappington and Gravois roads. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The plans for the new Affton Southwest Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department are falling into place just as the precinct is moving to yet another temporary location. Since December, the precinct has

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Page will renegotiate St. Louis County’s Northwest Plaza lease

Then-council chairman Sam Page listens to Police Chief John Belmar during a committee meeting last summer. Now County Executive, Page will renegotiate the lease for The Crossings, formerly Northwest Plaza mall. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The owners of The Crossings at Northwest, the revamped former Northwest Plaza mall,

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