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

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

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...

Filing for April sets races in Sunset Hills, school boards

Filing for April sets races in Sunset Hills, school boards

January 28, 2020

Picture above: Citizens vote at the Sunset Hills Community Center April 2, 2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach. Staff Report Candidate filing closed last week for local elections in April, and this election season is set to be the most competitive South County has seen in several years. The election wi...

Competitive elections set for Sunset Hills mayor, Mehlville

Competitive elections set for Sunset Hills mayor, Mehlville

December 23, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Candidate filing began last week for the April 7 elections across South County, setting up a competitive race for Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and at least a five-way race for three seats on the Mehlville Board of Education. Crestwood mayo...

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

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

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...

Candidate filing opens next week for April 2020 municipal, school board races

Candidate filing opens next week for April 2020 municipal, school board races

December 11, 2019

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for the April 7 election for Crestwood and Sunset Hills mayor, along with municipal offices and school board positions across South County. Aldermanic seats in Green Park and Sunset Hills and trustee seats in Grantwood Village will also be up for e...

Three Lindbergh incumbents will run again in 2020

Three Lindbergh incumbents will run again in 2020

November 24, 2019

Cathy Carlock Lorenz (Lindbergh High School 1988) is a former LHS teacher and a current assistant principal at Parkway Central Middle School. She lives in Concord Village with her husband, Craig (LHS 1988), and her son, who is a junior at Lindbergh High School. Her daughter (LHS 2017) is studying to be an...

Lindbergh installs turf fields as first Prop R improvement

Lindbergh installs turf fields as first Prop R improvement

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...

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 ...

Karl Guyer, the man behind Lindbergh’s facilities, is retiring

Karl Guyer, the man behind Lindbergh’s facilities, is retiring

July 2, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com One of the most significant officials in the footprint of Lindbergh Schools and the legacy of its school buildings is retiring from the district. Executive Director of Planning and Development Karl Guyer attended his final Lindbergh Board of E...

Lindbergh votes for a new food company

Lindbergh votes for a new food company

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...

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