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Mehlville students learn to make slime

Students participating in the Mehlville School District’s Elementary Summer Acceleration program at Blades Elementary School recently learned how to make slime using white glue, baking soda and contact lens solution. Caitlin Owens, right, a second-grade teacher at Blades during the regular school year, shows the end result of the process.

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Lindbergh ECE Bluebirds make quilts for children with cancer

Students in the Bluebird Room at Lindbergh Early Childhood Education West practiced their school’s character word of the month, service, by making quilts in April to comfort patients at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. The 4- and 5-year-olds drew bright and cheerful pictures onto cloth squares, and teacher Barb Mikusch sewed them together into four

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Mehlville High Class of 2017 celebrates graduation

Mehlville High School science teacher Heather Morris hugs graduate Miranda Shelton at the Class of 2017’s June 4 graduation ceremony at the Family Arena in St. Charles. Mehlville High graduates earned over $2.5 million in scholarships, more than $7 million in renewable scholarships and are going to more than 50 colleges nationwide.

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Rogers students honor ‘forever buddy’

Rogers Elementary students honored first-grader Demond Moorehead, who died April 23, last week with a ‘Fun Run for Demond.’ After an assembly with Demond’s parents, students dressed in green ran or walked a mile around the school in memory of their ‘forever buddy.’

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New Crestwood assistant fire chief takes oath

New Crestwood Assistant Fire Chief Lou Hecht, center, takes the oath of office during the May 23 Board of Aldermen meeting. Deputy City Clerk Theresa Pfyl administers the oath to Hecht, who previously served as deputy chief and fire marshal with the Fenton Fire Protection District. Also pictured is Fire Chief David Oliveri.

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Long Elementary girls run to success

Long Elementary School Principal Jana Parker, purple shirt, center, laced up her running shoes and joined 29 students, plus several parent coaches and teachers, to run in the recent Girls on the Run St. Louis race at Soldiers’ Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

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Beasley Elementary celebrates 50th anniversary

Beasley Elementary School, 3131 Koch Road, celebrated its 50th anniversary last week with an open house that drew current and former teachers, staff, parents and students. Above, Briahna Moehle and Aidan Cash are shown with the school’s mascot. Briahna designed the T-shirt for the May 17 anniversary celebration.

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Point Elementary conducts annual picnic

Point Elementary School students, parents and staff enjoyed the school’s annual picnic, which took place Friday and Saturday. A parade on Friday kicked off the festivities that included carnival rides, games and food. Above, children enjoy riding the Scrambler at the picnic.

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Lindbergh students perform in Rose Parade

Byline: Four members of the Lindbergh High School Spirit of St. Louis Marching Band — Emily Bertin, Mike Mullins, Josh Olson and Emma Kovacs — performed in the 2017 Rose Parade as part of the Bands of America Honor Band. Bertin played clarinet, Mullins played percussion, Olson played mellophone and Kovacs performed in the color guard. The 2017 Bands of America Honor Band featured more than 300 members from all 50 states. The program provides students from every high school band in the country the opportunity to audition for a performance spot in an unforgettable event.

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