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Sen. Doug Beck speaks during a Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee hearing in January Photo by Annelise Hanshaw of the Missouri Independent.

Bill sponsored by Sen. Doug Beck requires vote for 4-day school week

By Annelise Hanshaw, Missouri Independent June 17, 2024

The Independence School District recently completed its first school year on a four-day-a-week schedule — a change that made headlines and stirred state officials. Now, with the passage of a new state...

The Lindbergh High School 2024 Scholar Bowl team clinched the state championship title in May. Photo courtesy of the LHS Scholar Bowl team.

Lindbergh High Scholar Bowl team clinches its very first state championship title

By Ellie Marshall, Staff Reporter June 12, 2024

For the first time in program history, Lindbergh High School’s Scholar Bowl team are state champions. The team – composed of Vidur Kothur, Alec West, Cindy Yao, Hung Nguyen and Captain Aiva Rudolph...

Mehlville, St. Louis County Police Department enter into contract for SROs

Mehlville, St. Louis County Police Department enter into contract for SROs

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor June 12, 2024

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved a contract June 6 between the St. Louis County Police Department and the school district for school resource officers. Seven officers will be assigned...

The 2023-24 Cor Jesu Academy Charger Dance Team. Photo courtesy of Cor Jesu Academy.

Cor Jesu’s new Charger Dance Team shines at state championship

By Ellie Marshall, Staff Reporter May 25, 2024

Cor Jesu Academy’s brand new and first-ever Charger Dance Team exceeded expectations this year at the Missouri Dance Team Association State Championship competition, held Feb. 24 in Kansas City, placing...

Mehlville School District leads in dual enrollment and career pathway programs

Mehlville School District leads in dual enrollment and career pathway programs

May 25, 2024

St. Louis Community College honored the Mehlville School District for having the highest number of students participating in dual enrollment courses. Currently, 169 students from Mehlville High School...

Photo courtesy of the Bayless School District.

Bayless High School wins top honors in MoDOT’s trash-can decorating contest

May 25, 2024

Bayless High School took home the grand prize and the ninth through 12th-grade category win in the Missouri Department of Transportation’s “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trash-can decorating...

Hancock High senior Christopher Watkins awarded President’s Student Scholarship

May 25, 2024

Christopher Watkins, a senior from Hancock Place High School, was named the recipient of the 2024 President’s Student Scholarship by the Missouri Association of School Business Officials (MoASBO). The...

Rogers Middle School seventh graders, Landon Sandifer and Liam Clancy, pictured above, won first place in the Youth Coding League for their game, Inkworld.

Rogers Middle School students win first place in national Youth Coding League

By Ellie Marshall, Staff Reporter May 23, 2024

Rogers Middle School seventh graders Liam Clancy and Landon Sandifer recently won first place in the Youth Coding League postseason as Community Favorite for their newly created game “Inkworld.” To...

South County teens raise thousands of dollars for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

By Ellie Marshall, Staff Reporter May 22, 2024

Since its founding in 2017, hundreds of students nationwide each year have participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s seven-week philanthropic leadership development program and competition,...

Star LHS basketball player taking her skills to Southern Illinois

Star LHS basketball player taking her skills to Southern Illinois

By Jeremy Housewright, For the Call May 22, 2024

Next stop, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville for Lindbergh High School graduate Rory Conboy, as the Cougars have come calling. The standout basketball player for the Flyers will continue her...

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