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Lindbergh teachers, board reach pact for 2017-2018 school year

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com First of two parts The Lindbergh Board of Education and the Lindbergh National Education Association have reached an agreement on a contract for the 2017-2018 school year that will provide an average 3-percent salary increase. Kim Scronce, president of the Lindbergh National Education Association, or LNEA, announced the agreement

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Memorial Day ceremonies planned Monday

Memorial Day observances are planned Monday, May 29, at two south county sites — Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and St. Lucas United Church of Christ. The program will start at 10 a.m. at  Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Road. Beginning at 8 a.m., bus and tram transportation will be provided from the Sheridan Road

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Stenger seeks state audit of county contract process

Contract process tainted by retribution, Stenger alleging By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger asked the state auditor last week to conduct an audit of how the county approves road and bridge projects, alleging that the County Council has tainted the process with political retribution. Besides examining how the county approves and

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Lindbergh board OKs short-term option for more teacher planning time

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education voted last week to accept a committee’s recommendation for a short-term option designed to provide elementary teachers with more time to plan their lessons. But a larger committee will be formed in the fall to investigate the possibility of having a weekly late-start date

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Lindbergh board begins eyeing tax hike, superintendent search

With just weeks of experience, the new Lindbergh Board of Education is already pondering two of the most important decisions school board members make —  a tax-rate increase and the search for the next superintendent. At the annual “Lindbergh Traditions” workshop, designed to educate new board members about how Lindbergh traditionally functions and about the

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Sunset Hills board nixes rental registry

Sunset Hills aldermen last week rejected an ordinance that would have established a registry of rental properties. The Board of Aldermen voted 7-1 May 9 against the measure on its second reading. Ward 4 Alderman Mark Colombo cast the sole vote in favor. The ordinance would have been effective Jan. 1, 2018, and would have

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