Lindbergh teachers

Lindbergh Foundation awards innovative teacher grants

Pictured above, left to right, Shelli Manley, Julie Roy and Kristen Macke of Sperreng Middle School find out last month that the foundation awarded them a grant for their idea for Design Thinking Process Prototype Kits. The Lindbergh Foundation continued its annual support of original, inventive teaching ideas in January, awarding several Lindbergh educators 2018

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Lindbergh teachers, officials agree on a step raise this year

Pictured above: Lindbergh students walk out of class in support of their teachers during Lindbergh salary negotiations in 2016. Photo by Bea Corbin. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Schools teachers’ union and the administration agreed on a raise this year,  avoiding the strife of two years ago during Superintendent Jim Simpson’s last

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Two Lindbergh teachers receive Emerson Award

Lindbergh Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Megan Vallis and Sappington Elementary School special education teacher Daniel Hehner recently were honored with the prestigious Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Vallis, who is a library media specialist at Truman Middle School, and Hehner, who is employed by Special School District and works in Lindbergh, are among

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Lindbergh yearbook adviser receives scholarship

Lindbergh High School yearbook adviser Carrie Rapp is one of four recipients of the Journalism Education Association’s Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships. She will receive $1,000 from the national association to put toward her master’s degree in online journalism education. Rapp started her career as an English teacher, but after four years as the Spirit adviser,

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Truman educator finalist for Missouri Teacher of the Year

Truman Middle School library media specialist Megan Vallis is one of six finalists for the 2017-2018 Missouri Teacher of the Year Award. School districts throughout the state submitted nominations for the award, and the finalists were chosen by a selection committee appointed by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The finalists were selected from

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Retired teachers present $500 grant award to Lindbergh teacher

The Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation recently presented Dressel Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Sarah Valter with a $500 grant to purchase 50 nonfiction books for her classroom library. As part of her Classroom Book-a-Day initiative, Valter will use her new library to read aloud one high quality nonfiction text to her students each week, according to

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Lindbergh Teacher of the Year earns regional honor

Truman Middle School librarian and Lindbergh Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Megan Vallis has been named one of 10 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year for the St. Louis area. This honor qualifies Vallis to apply for the 2017 Missouri State Teacher of the Year award, which will be announced in August, according to

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Lindbergh Schools returns to being one happy family

“Call the Tune” by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com It’s good to see that Lindbergh Schools is one happy family again, after a couple years of employee unrest over salaries, the negotiations process and other issues. As we reported last week, the Board of Education voted unanimously earlier this month to approve the district’s 2017-2018

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Lindbergh teachers, board reach pact for 2017-2018 school year

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com First of two parts The Lindbergh Board of Education and the Lindbergh National Education Association have reached an agreement on a contract for the 2017-2018 school year that will provide an average 3-percent salary increase. Kim Scronce, president of the Lindbergh National Education Association, or LNEA, announced the agreement

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