School News

Mehlville basketball scores a district championship

By Stephen Glover For the Call As the Mehlville High School boys basketball team enters its first Missouri Class 5 state sectional game this week, it’s hard to fathom that not one player on this year’s squad was born the last time the Panthers won a district championship. To put things into perspective, 22 years

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Lindbergh High School tour showcases aging buildings

Pictured above: One of the classrooms at Lindbergh High School. Most of the buildings at LHS date back to the 1950s and 1960s. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools officials are asking the public for a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue to fund a new Lindbergh High School because

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Mehlville listening session set at Oakville Middle School

The Mehlville Board of Education hosts informal listening sessions several times a year. The district calls it the “perfect opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts or concerns with members of the board” and adds, “We’d love your feedback!” The next two listening sessions are 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Oakville Middle School,

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Lindbergh High open for tours pre-Prop R

Lindbergh Schools invites the community to tour Lindbergh High School during one of two upcoming events and learn more about the school district’s $89 million no-tax-rate-increase Proposition R bond issue on the April 2 ballot. The tours are happening from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13,

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Lindbergh focuses less on test scores and more on entire educational experience

Pictured above: A student at Lindbergh’s Dressel Elementary School looking through pinhole viewers, and witnessing the eclipse using the special eclipse glasses that were issued to each student. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As Lindbergh Schools is entering the second half of its first year under new Superintendent Tony Lake, the district is changing

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Learning where STEM can take you

Pictured above: Jennifer Irvin of BJC talks to students at Margaret Buerkle Middle School about STEM jobs. All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been

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Gaines works up a sweat rebuilding a K-9 school in Puerto Rico damaged by Maria

Pictured above: Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines went ‘Facebook live’ from Puerto Rico while rebuilding Colegio Bautista in Juncos Jan. 24. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines is making his way across the Western Hemisphere as part of his duties as the president of the largest national superintendents’ association, including a trip to

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Bayless teacher one of 33 nationwide to receive $25,000 Milken Award

Pictured above, Therese Shain, a special-education teacher at Bayless Elementary, smiles for photos after receiving a $25,000 Milken Educator Award Wednesday morning. Shain is one of 33 educators nationwide to receive the award in 2018-2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A Bayless Elementary School teacher was awarded one of education’s

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