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‘Black Lives Matter’ sign causes Lindbergh High debate

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

February 27, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  A “Black Lives Matter” poster at Lindbergh High School hung for Black History Month sparked debate and some anger regarding race and students’ rights in school. The poster, which read “All Lives Can’t Matter Until Black Lives Ma...

Lake assumes office as sixth-ever Lindbergh superintendent

Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years.

July 5, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools gets its sixth superintendent in its history this week as Tony Lake takes over from longtime Superintendent Jim Simpson. Lake officially became Lindbergh superintendent July 1. As he takes office, he’s started a “Lindb...

Lindbergh High celebrates Class of 2018

Pictured above: Lindbergh High School 2018 graduation.

June 5, 2018

Lindbergh High School Class of 2018 members, seen above during their ceremony, will go on to many diverse paths after graduation. Students in Lindbergh High School’s 65th graduating class were awarded more than $21 million in scholarships this year, Principal Eric Cochran said during the Class of 20...

Local schools assess student safety efforts

Rockwood Superintendent Eric Knost, right, poses for a selfie with, from left, St. Louis County Police Department Sgt. Shawn McGuire and county police Chief Jon Belmar at the summit between schools and law enforcement in 2018.

March 6, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Local school districts are re-examining how to keep students safe in the wake of the most recent school massacre, but some of those upgrades could stay under wraps. Mehlville School District, Lindbergh Schools and Rockwood School District...

National Merit Scholarship finalists named in Lindbergh

National Merit Scholarship finalists named in Lindbergh

March 6, 2018

Lindbergh High School students who have been named finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, from left, are: Lauren Greiner, Aidan Matthews Kelley, Jack Fletcher and Leanne Dang. Four Lindbergh High School seniors have been named National Merit finalists as part of the prestigious National...

Incoming Lindbergh superintendent views position as ‘a destination job’

Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years.

January 17, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake said he views his new position as “a destination job.” Lake, who currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan., will become Lindbergh’s...

Lindbergh students cheer on winter teams

Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

November 18, 2017

Lindbergh High School students cheered on the Flyers’ girls’ basketball, boys’ basketball and wrestling teams during the annual Green and Gold event for winter sports. Above, varsity cheerleaders are pictured after their entrance. Front row, from left, are: Skylar Milner, Emma Voellinger and Meredith Kennedy. Back r...

Lindbergh National Merit Commended Students honored

Lindbergh National Merit Commended Students honored

October 23, 2017

The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced that seven Lindbergh High School students have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Heidi Budd, Cullen Curth, Emma Fore, Alyssa Hayes, Alexander Medeiros, Emma Schaefer and Dominique Silva are among...

Truman educator finalist for Missouri Teacher of the Year

Truman educator finalist for Missouri Teacher of the Year

August 30, 2017

Truman Middle School library media specialist Megan Vallis is one of six finalists for the 2017-2018 Missouri Teacher of the Year Award. School districts throughout the state submitted nominations for the award, and the finalists were chosen by a selection committee appointed by the Department of Elementary...

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