School News

Thirty-three candidates apply for Lindbergh superintendent’s post

Thirty-three candidates have applied for Lindbergh Schools’ superintendent’s position. The Board of Education met in closed session Monday night to review the applications of the 33 candidates seeking to succeed Superintendent Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year. The candidates include 14 sitting superintendents and 14 assistant superintendents, according

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Kiwanis Club honors Mesnier Terrific Kids

The Gravois Kiwanis Club recently honored Terrific Kids at Mesnier Primary School. The Terrific Kids program provides teachers with a tool to reward students for special achievements that may otherwise go unnoticed. Terrific is an acronym representing: Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable. Terrific Kids, front row, from left, are: Nejla Ramic,

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Point Elementary honors veterans

Students and staff at Point Elementary School last week honored 56 military veterans for their service to the United States. The veterans were honored Nov. 10 during the school’s ‘You Are Our Heroes’ Veterans Day assembly. To see more photographs and a video, visit the school’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pointelementary.

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Lindbergh students cheer on winter teams

Lindbergh High School students cheered on the Flyers’ girls’ basketball, boys’ basketball and wrestling teams during the annual Green and Gold event for winter sports. Above, varsity cheerleaders are pictured after their entrance. Front row, from left, are: Skylar Milner, Emma Voellinger and Meredith Kennedy. Back row, from left, are: Aly Rezek, varsity cheer captain,

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Blues diva to highlight fundraiser for LHS band

Blues diva Kim Massie will be featured at a fundraising dinner-dance and concert Friday, Nov. 17, to benefit Lindbergh High School’s Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band’s trip to perform in the Tournament of Roses Parade. The event will take place at Royale Orleans, 2801 Telegraph Road. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner

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Bracht to succeed Brotherton as Affton superintendent

Travis Bracht will serve as the next superintendent of the Affton School District, according to Board of Education President Tom Bellavia. Bracht, who has served as Affton’s assistant superintendent since 2012, will take the helm as superintendent July 1. The Board of Education voted unanimously to name Bracht superintendent. “We are thrilled to have the

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Lindbergh High hosts schoolwide College and Career Fair

More than 2,100 Lindbergh High School students in grades nine through 12 heard from 79 professionals in 52 career areas during a recent schoolwide College and Career Fair. Speakers included representatives from the fields of information technology, business, finance, social services, education, fine and performing arts, law, engineering, journalism, hospitality, technical manufacturing, science, medical and

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Lindbergh band places first in competition

The Lindbergh Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band recently placed first in class at the Fort Zumwalt North River City Showcase preliminary competition, above, and received caption awards for Outstanding Music, Outstanding Visual and Outstanding Effect. The band placed third overall for its show, ‘The Color of Imagine.’ Lindbergh’s band also placed 30th out of

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Mesnier Terrific Kids recognized

The Gravois Kiwanis Club recently honored Terrific Kids at Mesnier Primary School. The Terrific Kids program provides teachers with a tool to reward students for special achievements that may otherwise go unnoticed. Terrific is an acronym representing: Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable. Terrific Kids, front row, from left, are: Logan Pratt,

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Former Lindbergh board members gather, tour new school

Former members of the Lindbergh Board of Education recently gathered to meet with district administrators and current board members, and learn about issues that are affecting the district at this time. The former board members began their meeting with a tour of Lindbergh’s new Dressel Elementary School. Following the tour, Superintendent Jim Simpson and administrators

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