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Pictured above: It was one of the coldest Halloweens in memory for St. Louis last week, but many students across the Lindbergh and Mehlville school districts had already tricked and treated at their schools’ trunk or treats. At the Crestwood Elementary trunk or treat, above, students Sasha Bucherich, Mia Bucherich, Ansley Stiening, Phoebe Kent, Cecilia

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Crestwood’s characters cast a spell

It was one of the coldest Halloweens in memory for St. Louis last week, but many students across the Lindbergh and Mehlville school districts had already tricked and treated at their schools’ trunk or treats. At the Crestwood Elementary trunk or treat, above, students Sasha Bucherich, Mia Bucherich, Ansley Stiening, Phoebe Kent, Cecilia Chace and

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Hallow-queens reign at South County trunk or treats

The Oct. 25 Blades Elementary trunk or treat saw an array of costumes this year, from a ‘mad scientist’ to a teacher’s Aladdin-themed family to the regal costumes of Ella Hassler and Madison Geiger, above. The annual trunk or treat had better weather than is expected for the official night of trick-or-treating and jokes this

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Lindbergh Teacher of the Year earns regional honor

Truman Middle School librarian and Lindbergh Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Megan Vallis has been named one of 10 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year for the St. Louis area. This honor qualifies Vallis to apply for the 2017 Missouri State Teacher of the Year award, which will be announced in August, according to

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Superhero Day honors officer injured in line of duty

Students at Crestwood, Kennerly and Sappington elementary schools dressed up as their favorite superheroes during the last week of school, joining in widespread community efforts to raise money for former Rock Hill Police Officer Matt Crosby, who was injured in the line of duty in 2010. Fifth-graders from the three schools raised $1,133.53, which will

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Lindbergh schools welcome new students

About 1,000 Lindbergh students in kindergarten through eighth grade recently received warm Flyer welcomes when they visited their new schools for tours, activities and a chance to meet their new classmates. The events were part of a districtwide “Fly Over Day,” to give students and teachers a chance to learn more about their new buildings

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New Lindbergh teachers honored for excellence

Two Lindbergh educators have received Missouri Outstanding Beginning Teacher Awards from the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Lindbergh High School science teacher Elizabeth Deister and Crestwood Elementary School kindergarten teacher Shannon Roe were honored at a March 29 luncheon. The Outstanding Beginning Teacher Awards recognize teachers in their first two years of service

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Crestwood Elementary conducts Science Night

Crestwood Elementary School’s Science Night drew record participation from students this year with 84 total participants, including nine first-place winners, 17 second-place winners, 17 third-place winners and 41 honorable mentions. Of the first-, second- and third-place winners, 40 projects are eligible to compete in the Academy of Science St. Louis Science Fair this week at

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Students raise funds for tornado victims

Crestwood Elementary School students recently participated in a Hat Day to raise money for families impacted by recent tornadoes in southeast Missouri. Students raised $526.36 for the Perryville Family Tornado Relief Fund, a not-for-profit foundation to support families affected by the recent severe storms.

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