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Simpson: Lindbergh budget balanced, honoring tradition

Jim Simpson

June 12, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Continuing the trend of recent years, next year’s proposed budget for Lindbergh Schools shows a slight surplus, with most new money in the $84 million budget paying for student growth and raises. The Board of Education was set to consider...

Lindbergh weighs a challenge in offering free full-day kindergarten

Lindbergh weighs a challenge in offering free full-day kindergarten

May 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools has racked up top statewide rankings over the last decade, but now it has another, less positive one: It is the last district in the state that doesn’t offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten. That’s not because the district doesn...

Open house set for Simpson on May 17

May 15, 2018

Lindbergh Schools invites the community to attend an open house on Thursday, May 17, honoring Superintendent Jim Simpson, who will retire at the end of this school year. Lindbergh teachers, staff, parents, students and community members are welcome to stop by any time between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Li...

Lindbergh teachers, officials agree on a step raise this year

Lindbergh teachers, officials agree on a step raise this year

May 9, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Schools teachers’ union and the administration agreed on a raise this year,  avoiding the strife of two years ago during Superintendent Jim Simpson’s last year as superintendent. This year’s proposal to grant teacher...

Simpson set to be honored May 17

May 4, 2018

Lindbergh Schools invites the community to attend an open house on May 17 honoring Superintendent Jim Simpson, who will retire at the end of this school year. Lindbergh teachers, staff, parents, students and community members are welcome to stop by any time between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. May 17, at Lindbe...

Lindbergh-backed TIF reform would be ‘sea change’ in state

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

April 18, 2018

Pictured: The now-demolished Crestwood mall. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com UPDATE: House Bill 1236 passed out of the Local Government Committee Wednesday 8-2 and will go to a full vote of the House next week. Stay tuned for more in the April 26 print edition of the Call....

New principal named for Dressel

New principal named for Dressel

April 17, 2018

With Dressel Elementary Principal Craig Hamby moving up to Central Office, current Dressel Assistant Principal Patrick Schoenekase will take over as the next principal of the new school. The Lindbergh Board of Education unanimously hired Schoenekase as Dressel principal in a vote at the April 10 meeti...

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...

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

Open house slated for Lindbergh Central Office building

January 30, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will host an open house next week during which the public can tour the district’s new Central Office building at 9350 Sappington Road. The open house for the new Central Office building, which was constructed on the 2.2-acre...

School board members hit grand slam in picking Lake

School board members hit grand slam in picking Lake

January 25, 2018

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education hit a grand slam with the selection of Tony Lake as the district’s new superintendent. Effective July 1, Dr. Lake will succeed Jim Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent si...

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