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Lindbergh moves to 1:1 technology, will buy elementary iPads and high-school laptops

Jack Thayer from Holly Hatfield’s 2018-2019 third-grade class at Sappington Elementary School spent nearly two years coding a math program called ‘Jack Math.’ This program helps students learn addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. His father, who studied engineering, taught Jack how to code in Python.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 4, 2020

Lindbergh Schools is going to give a computer to every K-12 student through a 1:1 technology program starting this summer and extending over the next three years, in a decision made even before school switched to online learning for the foreseeable future. After a yearlong technology impact study in whic...

Lindbergh takes first bids for new high school, will sell rest of $105 million in bonds

An aerial rendering of the new Lindbergh High School, facing Lindbergh Boulevard.

February 19, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education voted on two important Prop R action items last week, setting in motion the first steps toward building a new $89 million Lindbergh High School that the district says will be more secure. Board approves firs...

Every Lindbergh school will get a more secure Prop R entrance

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh
High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 20, 2020

Lindbergh National Honor Society students led members of the public on tours of Lindbergh High School on March 13. The tour was to show the public the improvements needed for the high school, which include secure entrances, which will be funded by Prop R. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor gloria...

Lindbergh energy audit, performance contracting is saving energy while funding facilities

Lindbergh energy audit, performance contracting is saving energy while funding facilities

December 28, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com After an energy audit earlier this year, Lindbergh Schools will start funding deferred facilities maintenance districtwide using money saved with a comprehensive plan to improve energy efficiency. Missouri law allows school districts and cities to use ...

Lindbergh rolls back its tax rates; property values are lower on appeal

Lindbergh Board of Education

December 11, 2019

Taxpayers in Lindbergh Schools are paying about the same in taxes on average, but with a lower tax rate this year after the Lindbergh Board of Education authorized a 31-cent rollback of Lindbergh Schools’ blended tax rate during its annual tax-rate hearing Sept. 24. The board voted 7-0 to approve a bl...

Lindbergh installs turf fields as first Prop R improvement

Pictured above: The proposed synthetic turf layout for the Lindbergh High School stadium.

October 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh High School’s football and soccer stadium will be upgraded to a turf field this spring as part of the improvements voters approved with the passage in April of Proposition R, a $105 million, 83-cent no-tax-rate-increase bond issu...

Lindbergh Schools rolls back its tax rate due to higher property values

Lindbergh Schools rolls back its tax rate due to higher property values

October 4, 2019

The Lindbergh Board of Education authorized a 31-cent rollback of Lindbergh Schools’ blended tax rate during its annual tax-rate hearing Sept. 24. The board voted 7-0 to approve a blended tax rate of $4.0222 per $100 of assessed valuation for 2019, a decrease from the 2018 blended tax rate of $4.3355...

Lindbergh votes for a new food company

Students walk to class during the passing period at Lindbergh High School Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

June 20, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will switch its food vendor next year to a new one. Southwest Food Service Excellence LLC will replace Chartwells as Lindbergh’s food service provider and manage food service operations for Lindbergh effective July 1. The di...

Lindbergh issues $40 million in bonds for bond issue for its new high school

Lindbergh issues $40 million in bonds for bond issue for its new high school

June 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will soon have half of its $105 million bond issue for a new high school in hand after a $40 million bond sale last week. The bonds are part of Proposition R, the district’s bond issue voters approved in April that will bu...

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...

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