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Construction nearly complete on new Lindbergh Central Office building

The Lindbergh Central Office at the former site of Johnny's Market at Sappington and Gravois roads.

November 1, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Construction of Lindbergh Schools’ new Central Office building is nearing completion, according to Superintendent Jim Simpson. The two-story, 24,000-square-foot building is being constructed on a 2.2-acre site at 11555 Gravois Road, the...

Parent previously voiced his concerns about Lindbergh’s use of Best Choice

A Lindbergh High School student speaks to the new Board of Education, including members Christy Watz and Matt Alonzo, right, at their first meeting about the student's experience in ThriVE Best Choice in middle school. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 29, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A Lindbergh Schools parent disputed district officials’ contention that they had never received a complaint about ThriVe St. Louis’ Best Choice Program until last December. The Rev. Dan Anderson-Little told the Call last week that he...

Search for new Lindbergh superintendent officially underway

Search for new Lindbergh superintendent officially underway

October 28, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The search is officially underway for a successor to Lindbergh Schools Superintendent Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which will offer...

Lindbergh school board picks MSBA to facilitate search for superintendent

Lindbergh school board picks MSBA to facilitate search for superintendent

October 20, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education last week selected the Missouri School Boards’ Association to facilitate the search for a new superintendent. Board members voted unanimously Oct. 9 to have the Missouri School Boards’ Association, or MSBA, ...

Petition urges school board to remove Best Choice Program from Lindbergh

A Lindbergh High School student speaks to the new Board of Education, including members Christy Watz and Matt Alonzo, right, at their first meeting about the student's experience in ThriVE Best Choice in middle school. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 19, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A representative of a group opposed to Lindbergh Schools’ use of ThriVe St. Louis’ Best Choice Program last week presented a petition signed by 540 district residents urging the Board of Education to remove the sex education program from...

Operating tax rate drops in Lindbergh

October 13, 2017

The Lindbergh Board of Education recently voted unanimously to set the district’s 2017 blended operating tax rate at $3.4431 per $100 of assessed valuation, a decrease of 23 cents. The district’s 2017 debt service tax rate was established at 79 cents, an increase of 1.7 cents compared to last...

Guyer’s oversight ensures success of Lindbergh projects

August 15, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools’ sixth elementary school, Dressel, officially opens to students today — Thursday, Aug. 17 — as the new school year begins. What a magnificent building. The state-of-the-art elementary school features...

Jana Parker earns Distinguished Principal honor

Long Elementary School Principal Jana Parker is the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals' St. Louis Suburban Distinguished Principal for 2016-2017.

December 21, 2016

Long Elementary School Principal Jana Parker has been named the St. Louis Suburban Distinguished Principal by the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals for 2016-2017. Under Parker's leadership, Long Elementary School earned the Missouri Gold Star Award in 2013 and the National Blue...

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