School News

It’s Halloween time

A misty rain didn’t deter anyone as Blades Elementary students brought the tricks and a lineup of cars brought the treats to the school’s annual Trunk or Treat last week. Students dressed up as ghouls, ghosts, witches, chimpanzees, firefighters and princesses, and parents decorated their cars and handed out candy. Principal Jeremy Booker dressed as

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Lindbergh residents can weigh in on plan

Lindbergh Schools is inviting district residents to provide feedback during a community forum that will inform the district’s 2019-2024 strategic plan. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in Cafeteria 2 at Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. This fall, Lindbergh Schools has formed a Strategic Planning Committee to create

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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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