School News

Lindbergh is no longer writing Santa letters

Students from Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District have written Santa letters that have appeared in The Call since 2007, but this year Lindbergh officials decided that students in their schools would not participate because not every child celebrates Christmas. “We have an equity committee that has been doing a lot of really intentional

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All South County schools call off due to expected storm Monday

All South County schoolchildren will get a snow day Monday, with districts already calling off classes in advance of a pending winter storm expected to continue Monday. Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Bayless, Hancock school districts and the Special School District are all closing due to snowfall and anticipated ice. The Mehlville School District has called off

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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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