School News

Lindbergh girls start strong, face Oakville

Pictured above: Lindbergh High School senior Chloe Fleming shoots the ball during a matchup against Parkway South last season on January 19, 2018. The Flyers fell to South 58-42. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.  By Stephen Glover For the Call With a total of six seniors on this year’s roster, the Lindbergh girls basketball team is

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Lindbergh dancers appear in ‘Nutcracker’

Five Lindbergh Community Ed Ballet Program students danced with the Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ at The Fabulous Fox Theatre Dec. 2 and 3. Dancers include fifth-graders Catherine Fitzmaurice of Concord Elementary, Cecelia Hahn from Long Elementary and Grace Lankford from Kennerly Elementary; seventh-grader Isabelle Gerardo from Truman Middle School; and eighth-grader Sarah Neumann from

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Oakville girls turn shoes into clean water

Pictured above: Left to right, girls collecting shoes are: McKenna Brawley, Layla Jonas, Belle Bradshaw, DeLaney Brawley, Addalynn Ross, Erin Magee and Rylee Brawley. With a little help from her friends, sisters and the broader Oakville community, Point Elementary student DeLaney Brawley, 10, is turning old shoes into water for people in underdeveloped countries. DeLaney,

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Kiwanians get in the spirit with Key Club

The Kiwanis Club of South County-St. Louis rang the bell for the Salvation Army Tree of Lights Campaign with students from the Mehlville High School Key Club. Pictured above with Key Club member Nicholas Karr are, left to right, Kiwanians Ed Kurmann and Chad Dickemper, who is executive director of planning and development for the

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Lindbergh, Crestwood honor ‘Grandpa Steve’ Ippolito for full-time work as a volunteer

Pictured above: Crestwood acting Mayor Tony Kennedy presents Concord Elementary School volunteer Steve Ippolito with a proclamation declaring Nov. 20 ‘Grandpa Steven Ippolito Day,’ in honor of the Crestwood resident’s service to the community.  A Crestwood resident and Concord Elementary School volunteer was celebrated last month thanks to a proclamation signed by Crestwood acting Mayor Tony

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Ex-Blues player will coach Lutheran South

The Lutheran High School South Hockey Club will be coached by a former player of the St. Louis Blues. The club said it is “thrilled” to announce that Dwight Schofield will serve as its varsity head coach, and Jacob Schlote, a McKendree University hockey player, will serve as the B-League head coach. Schofield was born

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Two Lindbergh board members will run again

Pictured above, from left: Board Treasurer Mike Tsichlis and Board Vice President Jennifer Miller. Two current members of the Lindbergh Board of Education say they are running again in April. Board Vice President Jennifer Miller and Treasurer Mike Tsichlis say they will both seek election to a second term. They were both first elected in

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Marshall the Miracle Dog comes to south county

Marshall the Miracle Dog, a three-legged abuse survivor pictured above with students from Point Elementary, and owner Cyndi Willenbrock shared their inspiring story this month at schools and the Sunset Hills Community Center. Marshall was rescued by the Humane Society in 2010.

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Mosaic Elementary gets outdoor classroom

Pictured above: Executive Director for Planning and Development Chad Dickemper,  right, along with a dedicated group of Mosaic parents, help build an outdoor classroom.  Look up the word ‘dedication’ in the dictionary and you’ll probably find a photo of the Mosaic Elementary parents who are building an outdoor classroom at the school right now. The Mehlville

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Mehlville School District has 1:1 laptops for all its students, K-12

Pictured above: Isad Menkovic, a third-grade student at Oakville Elementary, completes a math lesson. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District now has a laptop for every student in the district from kindergarten through 12th grade. Superintendent Chris Gaines believes that makes Mehlville only the second

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