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Graduations canceled, rescheduled again

Lindbergh High 2020 graduate Karen Guo waves to spectators during a May 26 car parade for graduates, since an in-person graduation has been postponed due to COVID-19.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 26, 2020

Both the Mehlville and Lindbergh graduation ceremonies had to be rethought this month when Chaifetz Arena canceled all scheduled school graduations through the end of July. Lindbergh High School is holding an innovative drive-in ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, June 26, at the PowerPlex site, 5555 St. Lo...

Lindbergh Class of 2020 will get a drive-in graduation at the PowerPlex

Lindbergh High 2020 graduate Karen Guo waves to spectators during a May 26 car parade for graduates, since an in-person graduation has been postponed due to COVID-19.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 12, 2020

Lindbergh High School will hold its 2020 graduation Friday, June 26, at the PowerPlex complex at the former St. Louis Mills mall in Hazelwood. The school will have an outdoor drive-in graduation ceremony, socially distanced because of COVID-19, Principal Eric Cochran announced in an email to students Friday ...

Chaifetz Arena cancels all graduations through July, including Mehlville and Lindbergh

Lindbergh High School 2020 graduate Jimmy Keating celebrates graduation with his classmates in a socially distanced car parade May 26, the original date of graduation.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 9, 2020

School districts in St. Louis County had hoped that the Class of 2020 could have some semblance of a normal graduation ceremony this summer, but Chaifetz Arena has canceled all graduations set to be held there any date before August. That means graduations for both the Mehlville and Lindbergh school ...

Lindbergh grades change due to COVID-19

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

May 4, 2020

In a year that Lindbergh Schools calls “unlike any other we have experienced,” the district’s grading of students will also be unlike any other year. Middle school and Lindbergh High School students can improve their grade with their coursework during this time of virtual learning, but any wo...

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...

Lindbergh senior wins Princeton Prize

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

May 30, 2019

Lindbergh High School senior Amela Sijecic was honored by Princeton University last month for her work to make progress toward racial equity in the Lindbergh community. Victoria L. Goldson, chair of the St. Louis region’s Princeton Prize in Race Relations Committee, presented the award to Amela du...

‘Reimagined’ Lindbergh High will be weighed by voters next week

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.

March 27, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A committee “dreamed big” last fall about what a new Lindbergh High School would need for the next 50 years, and voters decide whether those plans happen Tuesday, April 2. Voters will weigh whether to approve a $105 million, 83-cent...

Man charged for sending photos to a student

Man charged for sending photos to a student

March 12, 2019

A Police Explorer recruiter who visited multiple local schools was charged with multiple felonies after sending graphic photographs of himself to a student he met on a volunteer visit to Lindbergh High School. Eric Parks, 20, of the 490 block of England Drive in Festus, was arrested by the St. Charles...

Boy Scout Police Explorer recruiter arrested after Lindbergh visit

Boy Scout Police Explorer recruiter arrested after Lindbergh visit

March 5, 2019

A Boy Scout Police Explorer recruiter who exchanged “inappropriate” messages with a Lindbergh High School student over the weekend was arrested Tuesday, the school said in an email to parents. The school and police did not publicly identify the man, 20, who was arrested early Tuesday by the St. Louis ...

Lindbergh High School tour showcases aging buildings

Pictured above: One of the classrooms at Lindbergh High School. Most of the buildings at LHS date back to the 1950s and 1960s. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 5, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools officials are asking the public for a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue to fund a new Lindbergh High School because they say the current high school is outdated and aging. Residents will get two chances this m...

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