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Oakville band to perform at D-Day festivities

Flutists Samantha Kern, Cara Darmody and Catherine Elking play the ‘Service Song Medley’ at the Oakville Tiger Band concert June 1, 2018, at St. Bernadette. The event helped fundraise for the Marching Tigers’ trip to perform in France. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call The Oakville High School Tiger

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Local lawmakers honor test success by Mehlville School District, Gaines

Pictured above: Rep. Michael O’Donnell, Rep. Jim Murphy and Rep. David Gregory present Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines with a Missouri House resolution praising Mehlville’s APR of 99.6. The Mehlville School District is receiving high praise from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. DESE awarded the Mehlville School District an APR score of 99.6

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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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Sunset Hills resident donates $200,000 for parks

Longtime Sunset Hills resident Rich Stieren donated $200,000 to the city for a new playground and nature trail that will be located adjacent to the city’s Athletic Complex, 13555 West Watson Road. The new playground will include a 30-foot-long concrete tugboat to climb, swings, a 100-foot zipline, tetherball, picnic tables, benches and a half-mile trail

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