Lindbergh Board of Education

Lindbergh focuses less on test scores and more on entire educational experience

Pictured above: A student at Lindbergh’s Dressel Elementary School looking through pinhole viewers, and witnessing the eclipse using the special eclipse glasses that were issued to each student. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com As Lindbergh Schools is entering the second half of its first year under new Superintendent Tony Lake, the district is changing

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Lindbergh board looks at a $105 million LHS bond issue

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Lindbergh High School would be almost completely rebuilt with a $105 million bond issue under a plan that the Lindbergh Board of Education advanced last week. The no-tax-increase bond issue would be refinanced from the district’s current bond debt and could appear on the ballot as soon as the

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Lindbergh to offer tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting Jan. 7

Pictured above: Incoming Kennerly Elementary kindergarteners Andrew and Hailey enjoy the Popsicles that Principal Todd Morgan handed out last summer before the start of school. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools will begin offering tuition-free full-day kindergarten starting in January, a turnabout from last year when the district wasn’t sure if it was possible.

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Two Lindbergh board members will run again

Pictured above, from left: Board Treasurer Mike Tsichlis and Board Vice President Jennifer Miller. Two current members of the Lindbergh Board of Education say they are running again in April. Board Vice President Jennifer Miller and Treasurer Mike Tsichlis say they will both seek election to a second term. They were both first elected in

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Lindbergh residents can weigh in on plan

Lindbergh Schools is inviting district residents to provide feedback during a community forum that will inform the district’s 2019-2024 strategic plan. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in Cafeteria 2 at Lindbergh High School, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. This fall, Lindbergh Schools has formed a Strategic Planning Committee to create

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Lake is already bringing changes to Lindbergh in first year

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com New Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake is embracing his new role at the head of the district and is already making changes to the way the district operates. A few weeks into his first school year at Lindbergh, Lake said of the experience so far, “I wake up now every

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Lindbergh starts new committees

The Lindbergh Board of Education is inviting school district patrons to serve on one of four new board advisory committees. The committees will allow board members to seek input and advice on key issues, the district said. The committees will also promote widespread involvement and participation throughout the district. Board of Education advisory committees will

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Retiring Simpson looks back on distinctive decade

Retiring Lindbergh superintendent Jim Simpson, who plays fiddle in a band on weekends, performs with the Lindbergh Strolling Strings at his retirement open house May 17, above. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com More than 10 years ago, Lindbergh Superintendent Jim Simpson was sitting on his deck in Joplin, where he had served as superintendent

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