School News

Lindbergh High thespians perform Shakespeare

Lindbergh High School thespians, above, presented the fall play ‘A Winter’s Tale’ by William Shakespeare last week in the LHS Auditorium. The play features Polixenes, King of Bohemia, who has spent nine months with his childhood friend Leontes, King of Sicilia, and his wife, Queen Hermione. What follows is a series of tragic events that

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Another View: New Affton superintendent on changes in education

By Travis Bracht New superintendent of the Affton School District  In September, I was invited to speak with Gov. Mike Parson as part of a roundtable discussion prior to the ribbon-cutting for the new Microsoft Technology Center within St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation Community. Specifically, I was asked to talk about how the St. Louis Centers

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Student advisers receive scholarships

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines last week presented scholarships funded by the national superintendents’ organization to the two student advisers for the Mehlville Board of Education. Student advisers, pictured from left to right, Addie Martin from Mehlville High and Demi Elrod from Oakville High will receive $500 to support their post-secondary education upon graduation. The money

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Sunday Night Lights set for this weekend

The Lindbergh Schools community will presents its ninth annual Sunday Night Lights event Sunday, Sept. 30, for children who are battling cancer and other life-altering childhood illnesses. Sunday Night Lights unites the Lindbergh district student body and community organizations to recreate a Friday night high-school football game experience under the stadium lights at Lindbergh High

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Oakville High celebrates Homecoming

Oakville High celebrates Homecoming this week with a parade Friday and a dance Saturday. The Homecoming Court queen candidates are, front from left, Delaney O’Neill, Haedyn Kirkpatrick, Allison Streb, Nicole Schmitz and Madeline Spitznagel. The king candidates are in the back row: David Cormack, David O’Donnell, Enrico Jones, Samuel Gandhi and Connor Jones.

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Mehlville High celebrates Homecoming

The Mehlville High School Homecoming Court for 2018-2019 was honored last week. The students are front row, left to right, Anna Johnson, Monica Backer, Tori Dasher, Carly Herman, Carly Glaser, Loren Vandover. The king candidates in the back are, from left, Vincent Trosky, Austin Connelly, Harrison Hong, Edi Mahmutovic, Ryan Lively and Tristin Wilder.

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Six from Lindbergh High named National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation named six Lindbergh High students semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program last week. Approximately 16,000 students earned the honor nationwide. National Merit Semifinalists are high-school seniors who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Lindbergh’s honorees include, left to right above, Matthew Meyer, Anne

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Lindbergh residents can meet new leader

Lindbergh Schools residents are invited to meet new Superintendent Tony Lake during a Listening and Learning presentation at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Lindbergh Schools auditorium, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. During the presentation, Lake will share his professional background and his vision for the future of education. He also will collect participants’ thoughts

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