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Chance the Rapper honors Crestwood Elementary teacher Darrion Cockrell, donates $30,000

Crestwood Elementary School physical education and health teacher Darrion Cockrell was honored as Lindbergh Schools Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement April 14.

May 11, 2020

Grammy Award-winning artist Chance the Rapper recognized the Lindbergh Schools 2020 Teacher of the Year Darrion Cockrell Friday for going above and beyond to help his students thrive.  “Mr. DC” teaches physical education at Crestwood Elementary School. During the live presentation, Chance the Ra...

Chance the Rapper will honor Lindbergh teacher in Instagram surprise

Chance the Rapper

May 7, 2020

A Lindbergh Schools teacher is going to be honored by Chance the Rapper during an Instagram award show Friday night. A teacher from Crestwood Elementary in Lindbergh — whose identity is not yet being publicly released, and who does not know that they are being honored — will be joining Grammy awa...

New Crestwood Elementary principal comes from Rockwood

New Crestwood Elementary principal comes from Rockwood

April 29, 2020

Lindbergh Schools announced Wednesday that the district has hired a new principal for Crestwood Elementary School, effective July 1. The Lindbergh Board of Education unanimously approved hiring Rockwood South Middle School Assistant Principal Charity Schluter when it met in virtual closed session Tuesday...

VIDEO: Crestwood Elementary’s Darrion Cockrell
 named Lindbergh Teacher of Year

Crestwood Elementary School physical education and health teacher Darrion Cockrell was honored as Lindbergh Schools Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement April 14.

April 15, 2020

Crestwood Elementary School physical education and health teacher Darrion Cockrell has been named Lindbergh Schools’ 2020 Teacher of the Year.  Lindbergh colleagues, Board of Education members and family members joined Tuesday in a virtual surprise announcement on Zoom to share the exciting news. ...

VIDEO: Lindbergh principals share ways to have fun while social distancing

Lindbergh principals share fun social distancing ideas on Zoom.

April 7, 2020

Lindbergh Schools principals got together via the videoconferencing app Zoom to share some fun social distancing ideas with district families. The video includes the head principal of every Lindbergh school, from early childhood through high school. With the help of teachers and parents, s...

PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

February 22, 2020

  Students at Crestwood Elementary like Joseph Bani, above, took a trip around the world Feb. 7 during the 11th annual Cultural Day celebration. Classrooms were decorated to represent Albania, Bosnia, China, Congo, El Salvador, Iraq, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Somalia, Syria and Vietnam. The cel...

Lindbergh Foundation surprises teachers with $30,000 in grants

Lindbergh Foundation surprises teachers with $30,000 in grants

January 21, 2020

The Lindbergh Schools Foundation continued its annual support of original, inventive teaching ideas Jan. 16, awarding $30,000 total in 65 grants to Lindbergh educators who propose innovative and engaging classroom projects that elevate instruction and learning to the next level. Since 2008, the foundatio...

Every Lindbergh school will get a more secure Prop R entrance

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh
High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 20, 2020

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which include secure entrances, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor gloria...

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 Grace Leitner attended as gymnast Simone Biles, Maleficent and the Descendants, among other luminaries.

November 6, 2019

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 Bucher...

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