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Other schools step up for students after Vatterott College closes

After Vatterott College suddenly closed all its campuses nationwide Monday, including its location in Sunset Hills, students are scrambling to figure out where to go for their education. The decision by the for-profit school came with no warning to students or employees. The “difficult decision has been made to close all Vatterott schools, effective immediately,”

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Lindbergh to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting in January

Pictured above: Crestwood Elementary School teacher Ann Haberberger welcomes new Lindbergh kindergarten students to class on the first day of school, Aug. 16. Lindbergh Schools will offer district funded full-day tuition-free kindergarten for all students beginning Jan. 7. Lindbergh is the last district in the state to not offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten. The Board of Education

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Mehlville Fire celebrates ‘Santa Saturday’

Pictured above with the jolly fat man are Liam Juelfs, 4, and his mother Sarah. Photo by Bill Milligan. It was all smiles at the Mehlville Fire Protection District’s No. 5 Engine House last week for the fire district’s annual ‘Santa Saturday’ event, in which youngsters could give their wishlists to Santa and Mrs. Claus,

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Jefferson Barracks wreath laying ceremony to honor veterans

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a wreath laying ceremony dedicated to remembering and honoring veterans, on Saturday, Dec. 15. Wreaths Across America works with veterans-service organizations and citizens to coordinate wreath laying events to honor veterans from all branches of the military, as well as prisoners of war and those still

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