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School districts offer meals during closure

School districts offer meals during closure

March 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3. Free meals will be available for pickup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. Meals are only for students...

Truman Middle School’s Straatmann named Missouri Principal of Year

Truman Middle School’s Straatmann named Missouri Principal of Year

March 12, 2020

The Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MoASSP) has selected Truman Middle School Principal Michael Straatmann of Lindbergh Schools as the 2020-2021 Jim L. King Missouri Middle School Principal of the Year. MoASSP will officially present the award during the annual MoASSP Spring Confer...

History comes alive with World War II veterans

History comes alive with World War II veterans

March 5, 2020

Lindbergh High School is in its 11th year of hosting History Alive, a program that gives students the opportunity to talk with veterans from World War II the Korean War, the Vietnam War and conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan every spring. Above, World War II veteran Eugene Ganz of Ballwin talks wi...

PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

February 22, 2020

  Students at Crestwood Elementary like Joseph Bani, above, took a trip around the world Feb. 7 during the 11th annual Cultural Day celebration. Classrooms were decorated to represent Albania, Bosnia, China, Congo, El Salvador, Iraq, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Somalia, Syria and Vietnam. The cel...

Kennerly students celebrate Valentine’s

Kennerly students celebrate Valentine’s

February 21, 2020

Students at Kennerly Elementary School celebrated Valentine’s Day last week through Valentine’s-themed games, activities and foods. Students also participated in the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge, in honor of American Heart Month.  

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...

Sunset Hills hotel now is asking for tax incentives

Sunset Hills hotel now is asking for tax incentives

February 10, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills will be getting its first new hotel in over a decade as construction on the new 5-story $7.4 million Comfort Suites hotel — the former Days Inn at 3654 S. Lindbergh Blvd. — is slated to finish in October. But the new ...

New Lindbergh High: First bids set for brand-new LHS, $89 million state-of-the-art school

New Lindbergh High: First bids set for brand-new LHS, $89 million state-of-the-art school

February 6, 2020

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The first bid for the new Lindbergh High School is set to be approved this month, leading up to the construction of the first fully rebuilt high school in St. Louis County in decades. The newly rebuilt $89 million Lindbergh High School wi...

Missouri gifted director set to speak at Lindbergh

February 4, 2020

The Lindbergh Schools Gifted Program will host the state’s director of gifted education in February. Missouri Director of Gifted Education Dr. Christine Nobbe will make an appearance Monday, Feb. 10 in the Sperreng Middle School library, 12111 Tesson Ferry Road, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m....

Lindbergh Foundation surprises teachers with $30,000 in grants

Lindbergh Foundation surprises teachers with $30,000 in grants

January 21, 2020

The Lindbergh Schools Foundation continued its annual support of original, inventive teaching ideas Jan. 16, awarding $30,000 total in 65 grants to Lindbergh educators who propose innovative and engaging classroom projects that elevate instruction and learning to the next level. Since 2008, the foundatio...

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