School News

New principal named for Dressel

Pictured above: Dressel Assistant Principal Pat Schoenekase finds out that he is the school’s next principal. Photo by Dressel Principal Craig Hamby. With Dressel Elementary Principal Craig Hamby moving up to Central Office, current Dressel Assistant Principal Patrick Schoenekase will take over as the next principal of the new school. The Lindbergh Board of Education

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Lindbergh High students honored by police

Two Lindbergh High juniors received a Citizen Service Citation award from the St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners for their heroic actions to save a home and the pets inside during a recent fire. Katie Young was walking to her friend’s house when she heard smoke detectors going off in a neighbor’s home. She

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Bayless measure OK’d, other fails

The majority of Bayless School District voters approved two ballot measures last week, but one passed and one failed due to state law on bond-issue approval. Voters gave 54.05-percent approval to Proposition S, a 41-cent operating levy. They also gave 54.36 percent of “yes” votes to Proposition A, a $10 million bond issue, but that

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Buerkle Middle lands music, drama grant

After a two-month selection process, Stages St. Louis and the Stages Performing Arts Academy have named Margaret Buerkle Middle School in the Mehlville School District as one of three area middle schools that will launch the three-year JumpStart Theatre program, which equips non-theatre faculty and administrators with the skills and resources to produce their school’s

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Longtime Mehlville Central Office leader Tina Plummer to leave for Pattonville

The Mehlville School District’s longest-serving assistant superintendent is heading to the Pattonville School District to serve in a similar position. The Pattonville Board of Education hired Mehlville Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Learning Tina Plummer March 22 as Pattonville’s new assistant superintendent of teaching and learning. She will begin her new position July 1. Plummer

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Three Mehlville students honored with Missouri Scholars 100 listing

 Three students in the Mehlville School District were named to the 2018 Missouri Scholars 100. Oakville High School students Ryan Westwood and Olivia Rauls were awarded the prestigious honor. Mehlville High School student Grant Robertson also received the designation. Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals that

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Gravois Kiwanis Club honors Terrific Kids at Mesnier Primary

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: Alex Rizvanovic,

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