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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...

2017 offered no shortage of Most Misguided Quotes

2017 offered no shortage of Most Misguided Quotes

January 11, 2018

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The past year certainly was a wild ride for candidates for the Call’s Most Misguided Quotes of the Year. As usual, we have more quotes than space for our annual column in which we chronicle the most misguided, misinformed and misle...

Lake named superintendent of Lindbergh Schools

Lindbergh Board of Education

January 8, 2018

Tony Lake has been selected to serve as superintendent of Lindbergh Schools, effective July 1. He currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan. “Dr. Lake was a clear frontrunner in an excellent pool of applicants, with a proven track record as...

Lindbergh board, administrators host clergy at annual breakfast

Lindbergh board, administrators host clergy at annual breakfast

January 6, 2018

Guests at this year’s Lindbergh Schools clergy breakfast, front row, from left, are: Billy Bommarito, St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church; Teguh Djaja and the Rev. Mark Revisky, Crestwood Christian Church; Senior Pastor Clegguart Mitchell, South County Bible Church; Pastor Jill Seagle, St. Thomas Hol...

Greitens’ appointees oust Missouri education commissioner

Greitens’ appointees oust Missouri education commissioner

December 6, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Gov. Eric Greitens ousted the state’s top education official through a new State Board of Education majority last week after months of maneuvering. But a south county resident on the board sees the move as a step backward for education...

Lindbergh board proceeds with superintendent search

Lindbergh board proceeds with superintendent search

November 23, 2017

The Lindbergh Board of Education was scheduled earlier this week to meet in closed session to begin reviewing the applications of those who have applied to become the district’s new superintendent. Current Superintendent Jim Simpson announced in January 2016 that he will retire at the end of the 2...

Residents provide feedback on skills they desire in new Lindbergh leader

November 17, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Roughly 25 residents attended a forum last week designed to elicit their input on what characteristics and skill sets they would like to see in the new superintendent of Lindbergh Schools. The Nov. 8 community forum was moderated by Brent...

Former Lindbergh board members gather, tour new school

Current and former Lindbergh Board of Education members attending the annual luncheon for former school board members, back row, from left, are: Donovan Larson, current Treasurer Mike Tsichlis, Phil Carlock, Vic Lenz, James Eager, Barry Cooper, Larry McIntosh, Vicki Lorenz Englund, Ken Fey and Janine Fabick. Front row, from left, are: current board member Christy Watz, Marla Dell, current President Karen Schuster, Katie Wesselschmidt, Kathy Kienstra, current Vice President Jennifer Miller, Glenda Finnie, retired Superintendent Gary Wright, Joyce Brockhaus and Don Bee.

November 13, 2017

Former members of the Lindbergh Board of Education recently gathered to meet with district administrators and current board members, and learn about issues that are affecting the district at this time. The former board members began their meeting with a tour of Lindbergh’s new Dressel Elementary School. Following...

Lindbergh Schools receives perfect audit opinion for 23rd consecutive year

November 11, 2017

Independent certified public accounting firm Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP recently presented a perfect audit for Lindbergh Schools. Under state law, public school districts are required to submit biennial audit reports of all financial, transportation and attendance records to the Missouri Department...

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

November 4, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is seeking public input about the characteristics and skills residents would like to see in the district’s new superintendent. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which is being v...

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