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Green Park Lutheran School students National Junior Honor Society President Matt Buck, right, and Vice President Katie Huster encouraged fellow Green Park Lutheran students to dress in spirit and support for cancer research in March 2017.

A look back: Green Park Lutheran National Junior Honor Society raises money for cancer

February 22, 2021

Editor’s note: Schools are closed to visitors and extra activities right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we’d take a look back at past philanthropic activities at local schools. Here's...

Students, parents, staff, alumni and community members showed their love for green and gold at the Lindbergh homecoming parade on Sept. 20, 2018.

A look back: Celebrating the green and gold at the Lindbergh homecoming parade

January 24, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, The Call is taking a look back at some of the past stories of South County. School hasn't been normal for most families this year, but here's a look back at students celebrating...

Above, Mesnier Principal Christine Powers, along with school counselors Peter Bogart and Jan Winchester, rewards students
recognized for having responsibility during the December 2012 POD Squad lunch.

A look back: Mesnier Elementary students earn way on People of Dignity Squad

December 28, 2020

Editor's note: With students in and out of in-person schooling this school year due to the pandemic, there are fewer activities students are able to participate in at school that we can share with the...

Winners of the 2013 Gotsch Intermediate School spelling bee.

A look back: Students compete in Gotsch Intermediate spelling bee

December 28, 2020

Editor's note: With students in and out of in-person schooling this school year due to the pandemic, there are fewer activities students are able to participate in at school that we can share with the...

Ashleigh Stevens, Megan Davidson and Alexis Watts all won character awards from Gotsch Intermediate School in January 2013.

A look back: Gotsch Intermediate students caught with character

December 25, 2020

Editor's note: With students in and out of in-person schooling this school year due to the pandemic, there are fewer activities students are able to participate in at school that we can share with the...

Above, Bierbaum first grader Rebecca Doyle participates in a craft with her grandparents Richard and Claire Doyle at Grandparents and Grandfriends Day in October 2010. 

A look back: Bierbaum welcomes grandparents, ‘grandfriends’

December 25, 2020

Editor's note: With students in and out of in-person schooling this school year due to the pandemic, there are fewer activities students are able to participate in at school that we can share with the...

The Poetry Out Loud competition in Affton in January 2013.

A look back: Affton students compete in ‘Poetry Out Loud’

December 24, 2020

Editor's note: With students in and out of in-person schooling this school year due to the pandemic, there are fewer activities students are able to participate in at school that we can share with the...

LHS senior Samantha Kersting (center) is joined by her father, Stephen, sister Melissa and LHS Athletic Director Mike Slyman (back) as she signs a letter of intent to play volleyball at Indiana State University.

A look back: Lindbergh seniors sign to play in college

December 23, 2020

Editor's note: During the pandemic, we are revisiting some South County school news from past years. This is from April 2011.  Lindbergh High School seniors Andrea Klipsch and Samantha Kersting signed...

Award-winning author Margaret Peterson Haddix signs a book for Truman Middle School seventh-grader Nick Berra.

A look back: Young-adult author shares stories with Truman students

December 19, 2020

Editor's note: During the pandemic, when visitors aren't allowed in schools, we are revisiting some old stories from past years. This is from September 2011.  Truman Middle School students didn’t dare...

Incorporation of Green Park to be considered again by county

Incorporation of Green Park to be considered again by county

December 6, 2019

This is a “blast from South County’s past” from the past 30 years of The Call’s archives. Originally published on: Thursday, Jan. 12, 1995. Stay tuned throughout the year for more glimpses into...

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