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Sunset Ford gives Lindbergh hefty donation

Sunset Ford gives Lindbergh hefty donation

July 23, 2019

Sunset Ford presented a check to the Lindbergh Foundation this month for $8,000 raised during a test-drive fundraiser in April. Among those accepting on behalf of the foundation were Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission member Steve Young, former Board of Education members Don Bee and Gary ...

Spike in Lindbergh property values is good news for $91 million budget

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.

May 14, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Thanks to a steep jump in property values across Lindbergh Schools, the school district’s $91 million budget is in better shape than it has been in years. Every odd-numbered year is a reassessment year, and Lindbergh’s assessed valuation climb...

Lindbergh focuses less on test scores and more on entire educational experience

A student at Lindbergh's Dressel Elementary School looking through pinhole viewers, and witnessing the eclipse using the special eclipse glasses that were issued to each student.

February 27, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As Lindbergh Schools is entering the second half of its first year under new Superintendent Tony Lake, the district is changing its outlook from one that has been focused on test-taking to looking more at the well-being of the “whole chi...

Lindbergh to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting Jan. 7

Incoming Kennerly kindergarteners Andrew and Hailey enjoy the Popsicles that Principal Todd Morgan handed out.

December 18, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will begin offering tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting in January, a turnabout from last year when the district wasn’t sure if it was possible. The district is the last in the state to hop on board with full-...

Lindbergh looks at ‘bond of the future’ for new Lindbergh High School

Lindbergh looks at ‘bond of the future’ for new Lindbergh High School

December 11, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd  News Editor  glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is looking at a “bond of the future” and what that means, and the initiative will likely revolve around the construction of a new or expanded high school. The Board of Education was set to discuss...

Lindbergh not taking position on mall yet, will wait and see on Walpert proposal

Before: Mount Crestwood in June, before bulldozers started bringing down the mounds. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

September 19, 2018

Mount Crestwood at the mall site in June, before bulldozers started bringing down the leftover dirt mounds. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As the announcement last week of a possible restart of new development at the former Crestwood m...

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...

GALLERY: Retiring Lindbergh Superintendent Simpson honored at open house

GALLERY: Retiring Lindbergh Superintendent Simpson honored at open house

June 27, 2018

Lindbergh Schools invited the community to attend a May 17 open house honoring Superintendent Jim Simpson, who retired at the end of this school year. Lindbergh teachers, staff, parents, students and community members were welcome to stop by at Lindbergh Schools Central Office. The event featured a spe...

Retiring Simpson looks back on distinctive decade

Fiddle

June 27, 2018

Retiring Lindbergh superintendent Jim Simpson, who plays fiddle in a band on weekends, performs with the Lindbergh Strolling Strings at his retirement open house May 17, above. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com More than 10 years ago, Lindbergh Superintendent Jim Simpson wa...

Simpson brings Lindbergh a true ‘decade of distinction’

Simpson brings Lindbergh a true ‘decade of distinction’

June 21, 2018

Editorial by the Call A new era will soon begin in Lindbergh Schools, as Superintendent Jim Simpson retires at the end of the current school year June 30. Dr. Simpson has received many honors over the course of a stellar 21-year career as a superintendent in the state of Missouri, including a “...

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