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St. Louis County school districts, including Mehlville and Lindbergh, weigh whether to postpone fall sports as parents protest

The rain-delayed matchup between Lindbergh High School and Mehlville High School Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, had all the ingredients of a state playoff game, despite being the first week of the 2019 season. Mehlville fell to Lindbergh 17-10. Photo by Bill Milligan.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 15, 2020

St. Louis County school districts, including Mehlville and Lindbergh, are weighing whether to postpone fall sports to the spring as parents protest the county’s sports restrictions aimed at preventing COVID-19 among teenagers. Surrounding counties such as Jefferson and St. Charles have started their...

PHOTOS: Students head back to class in person at Lindbergh Schools

Concord Elementary students pose for a back-to-school photo Friday, Aug. 28.

September 1, 2020

Lindbergh School's students, parents and teachers had a unique return to school last week as grades K-3 came back in person and grades 4-12 started virtually. Lindbergh is one of the only school districts in the county, aside from private schools, with students returning to the classrooms - kindergarten...

WATCH: As Lindbergh Class of 2020 heads to college, relive graduation ceremony at Drive-In St. Louis

Class of 2020 graduate Karen Guo at the drive-in graduation ceremony.

September 1, 2020

The Lindbergh High School Class of 2020 got a drive-in graduation ceremony at the PowerPlex site in Hazelwood June 26. Graduates, who were separated into groups of 20, marched in and posed for photos with Principal Eric Cochran, but there was no handshaking and everything was done with COVID-19 precautions ...

Federal Reserve Bank student board features South County high-schoolers

Pictured: The student board of directors of the St. Louis Fed, including three South County students.

August 19, 2020

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis announced the members of its 2020-2021 student board of directors last week. High-school seniors from across the greater St. Louis area are selected to serve on the student board based on a competitive application process, which includes an essay and letters of recommendation....

Lindbergh will start school year with K-3 students in person, all virtual for 4-12

Members of the Lindbergh High School Class of 2020 graduate in masks at an outdoor drive-in graduation at the PowerPlex in Hazelwood in June.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 6, 2020

Lindbergh Schools will start school this fall with only students third grade and younger in the buildings, while all students from fourth grade through high school will be attending virtually due to the St. Louis region’s rising trend of coronavirus cases. Lindbergh is the last South County distri...

Lindbergh Class of 2020 drives in for graduation

Lindbergh Class of 2020 drives in for graduation

July 14, 2020

Students in Lindbergh High School’s 67th graduating class were awarded more than $19 million in scholarships this year, Principal Eric Cochran said during the school’s Class of 2020 drive-in graduation ceremony June 26 at the PowerPlex in Hazelwood. Of the 514 graduates, 82.5 percent plan to attend...

New Lindbergh High is under construction

New Lindbergh High is under construction

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 9, 2020

Construction of the new $89 million Lindbergh High School was slightly delayed due to St. Louis County’s COVID-19 shutdown, but it kicked off with a bang June 23 with the demolition of the Math Building known to generations of students. That was followed by the Board of Education approvi...

Graduations canceled, rescheduled again

Lindbergh High 2020 graduate Karen Guo waves to spectators during a May 26 car parade for graduates, since an in-person graduation has been postponed due to COVID-19.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 26, 2020

Both the Mehlville and Lindbergh graduation ceremonies had to be rethought this month when Chaifetz Arena canceled all scheduled school graduations through the end of July. Lindbergh High School is holding an innovative drive-in ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, June 26, at the PowerPlex site, 5555 St. Lo...

VIDEO: See bulldozers demolish Lindbergh High School Math Building

The LHS Math Building comes down.

June 23, 2020

The Lindbergh High School Math Building is coming down today, the first major step in construction of the new Lindbergh High School. The building demolition is the first major step in construction for the $89 million new Lindbergh High School, which will be built at the site of the current LHS usi...

Flyers fly by: Class of 2020 graduation parade

2020 Lindbergh High School graduate Jimmy Keating celebrates graduation with his classmates in a socially distanced car parade on May 26, the original date of graduation.

June 10, 2020

The Lindbergh High School Class of 2020, including Brayden Kenner pictured above, drove through campus in a special celebratory parade May 26, the original date for graduation, now postponed to late summer. The students gathered at a parking lot and drove down South Lindbergh Boulevard, then par...

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