School News

Kennerly principal leaves early in mystery

An incoming Kennerly kindergartener slides at ‘Popsicles with the Principal’ last year on the school’s playground. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Kennerly Elementary School Principal Todd Morgan was slated to depart the district at the end of this year, but he left months early under mysterious circumstances. Lindbergh Schools

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49 Lindbergh students sign for sports and arts

Lindbergh High School honored 43 students who committed to college athletic programs on May 8 during a signing ceremony. Lindbergh High School celebrated 49 students committing to college programs during a special signing ceremony May 8. Six LHS students committed to college fine arts programs, and 43 committed to athletic programs. These students will attend

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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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Three Mehlville students rank in MO 100

Three high-school seniors in Mehlville School District have been awarded 2019 Missouri Scholars 100 honors: Meredith Bayer, Oakville High School; Harrison Hong, Mehlville High School; and Morgan Murphy, Oakville High School. Missouri Scholars 100 honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2019. The selection is based primarily on a formula

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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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Anti-bullying group Lindbergh Upstanders is set to expand to other school districts

The Upstanders co-founders (from left to right) Erica Hoffman, Andrea Soaib, Robert Vogel, Renee McDonnell and Lisa Huffman celebrate the group’s one year anniversary in February at Helen Fitzgerald’s. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A year after the Lindbergh Upstanders Anti-Bullying Collaborative was founded, the group is expanding beyond South County, although the anti-bullying

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Grad Salute: Bayless High School Class of 2019

Congratulations to all the seniors! Find your senior from the full graduating class photo in the zoomed-in photos in our gallery above. The name of every graduate is also listed below. Alyssa Abernathy Belmin Ademovic Abdulrahman Al-Saadi Twana Albarznji Noura Alhachami Delisa Alibasic Faour Aloqla Alaa Alshawi Mansoor Amin Brett Athanas Wahidullah Azizi Jazmine Bates

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Oakville High graduating class celebrates

Oakville High School 2019 graduates Emma and Lily Wozniak and Alex Sullivan, above, before the ceremony begins. The 385 students in Oakville High School’s graduating Class of 2019 received their diplomas June 2 at the school’s first graduation ceremony at Chaifetz Arena. It was also the last graduation ceremony of retiring Principal Jan Kellerman. With

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Lindbergh High celebrates Class of 2019

The 535 graduates of the Lindbergh Class of 2019 celebrated last week at Chaifetz Arena. But the departing seniors, like Carsen Blankenship, above with arms raised, and in front of him from left, Chad Blaylock and Dan Baudendistel, have more to celebrate than just leaving high school. The seniors earned more than $23 million in

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Mehlville 2019 class is celebrating graduation

Mehlville High School 2019 graduate Carly Herman poses after the ceremony. The 397 students in Mehlville High School’s graduating Class of 2019 received their diplomas June 2 at the school’s first graduation ceremony at Chaifetz Arena. It was also the last graduation ceremony of retiring Principal Denise Swanger. With only one-third of the class reporting,

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