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Lindbergh High science teacher Dan Dougherty celebrates being honored as the 2021 Lindbergh Schools Teacher of the Year with his fiancee, LHS English teacher Hillary Switzer.

Lindbergh High science teacher Dan Dougherty is named Lindbergh Teacher of the Year

April 13, 2021

Lindbergh High School science teacher Dan Dougherty has been named Lindbergh Schools 2021 Teacher of the Year for 2021. District and school administrators surprised Dougherty Tuesday, April 13, to share...

Most South County school districts are in person four or five days

Most South County school districts are in person four or five days

April 13, 2021

After starting the school year mostly virtual, most South County school districts are now back in school in person for four or five days a week. All students in the Mehlville School District will return...

Kindergarten students at Forder Elementary are shown here during a school activity in February 2020 where they paired for reading, and whenever they got to an emotion in the book, they would have to make a face to show their partner what emotion they were feeling. Their partner would try to guess the emotion.

A look back a year ago, pre-pandemic: Forder kindergarteners work on showing emotions

April 8, 2021

Editor’s note: Schools are closed to visitors and extra activities right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we’d take a look back at past philanthropic activities at local schools. Here’s...

Series of bathroom threats at Bernard Middle appear to be copycat incidents after Washington Middle School evacuation

Series of bathroom threats at Bernard Middle appear to be copycat incidents after Washington Middle School evacuation

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 2, 2021

Threats were scrawled in two different bathrooms at Bernard Middle School the last two days, in what could be copycat incidents imitating bathroom threats that prompted students’ evacuation from Washington...

Pictured are Tori Behlke, left, and Patrick McKelvey, who are both running for two available seats on the Mehlville Board of Education in the election April 6, 2021.

Two candidates file for Board of Education election in Mehlville

April 1, 2021

Two Mehlville School District residents filed their candidacy for two positions in the April 6 election on the Mehlville Board of Education, incumbent Tori Behlke and Patrick McKelvey, a newcomer to the...

The Affton School District held a vaccination event for its teachers and other staff members the first day teachers were eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 15. Other school districts like Mehlville and Lindbergh have also hosted events to vaccinate their staff.

PHOTOS: School districts vaccinate their teachers

March 31, 2021

Most South County school districts have held COVID-19 vaccination events for their teachers and school staff now that that they’re eligible for the shot. The Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Fox and Rockwood...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Supporters of Mehlville’s ‘Proposition S’ make case for first bond issue since ‘92

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S on the ballot Tuesday, April 6 are hoping the school district’s voters  do something they haven’t done since 1992 — approve a bond issue. Proposition...

Washington Middle School evacuated due to threat, but police find nothing

Washington Middle School evacuated due to threat, but police find nothing

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor March 30, 2021

Students and staff at Washington Middle School were evacuated for several hours Tuesday morning after someone wrote a threat on a wall at the school, but everyone is now safely back in the building after...

The 'Bring Me a Book Bus' sits in front of Hancock Place Elementary.

Hancock bond issue ‘Proposition R’ focuses on safety

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 30, 2021

Voters in the Hancock Place School District will weigh in Tuesday, April 6 whether to fund facility improvements, including safety and security upgrades, through a $13.25 million no-tax-rate-increase bond...

A Mehlville School District employee hands out emergency food boxes from Operation Food Search to students receiving grab-and-go meals while students are out of school during the pandemic.

Operation Food Search hands out meal kits today; grab-and-go meals resume at Mehlville

March 29, 2021

With spring break over, the Mehlville School District is resuming grab-and-go meal service today, Monday, March 29, and Operation Food Search is also handing out meal kits to families in need while supplies...

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