School News

Class assignment asking students to ‘set your price for a slave’ gets international attention

Pictured above: The question about slaves on a class assignment handed out at Blades Elementary last week. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District is getting international attention for a Blades Elementary assignment in which a teacher asked students to “set your price for a slave.” A fifth-grade teacher at Blades Elementary

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Mehlville state test scores go up; DESE changes test again

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District showed academic improvement in key statewide test scores released last month, but yet another change in how Missouri reports its scores makes it impossible to directly compare test scores over time. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or DESE, released the 2019 Missouri

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Lindbergh soccer team rewrites history by winning a district title

Pictured above: The Lindbergh boys soccer team celebrates Nov. 6 after winning its first district championship in 21 years, in overtime against Mehlville. By Stephen Glover For the Call Web Exclusive Update: Due to a snow day at both Lindbergh and Northwest, the Lindbergh boys soccer sectional game versus Northwest has been canceled for Tuesday

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Crestwood’s characters cast a spell

It was one of the coldest Halloweens in memory for St. Louis last week, but many students across the Lindbergh and Mehlville school districts had already tricked and treated at their schools’ trunk or treats. At the Crestwood Elementary trunk or treat, above, students Sasha Bucherich, Mia Bucherich, Ansley Stiening, Phoebe Kent, Cecilia Chace and

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First Lindbergh Community Breakfast raises $25,000

  The Lindbergh Schools Foundation held its inaugural Community Breakfast Sept. 6. More than 300 community members, volunteers, local businesses, Lindbergh staff and students packed Sunset Country Club to help raise more than $25,000 for programs including the Alumni Association, Lindbergh Lights the Way, History Alive, teacher grants and Lindbergh High School scholarships. ‘We busted

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