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Lindbergh parent group donations exceed $607,000

Parents in Lindbergh Schools continued to show strong support for district teachers, programs and facilities in 2016-2017, with donations totaling $607,233. Lindbergh parents have a long tradition of giving back to local education through not only monetary donations, but also participation in district committee work, organization of events and countless volunteer hours, according to a

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Oakville student named MDA state ambassador

Sophia Martino, an 18-year-old Oakville High School student, has been selected as state ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. As the new state ambassador, Sophia will make public appearances throughout the state, representing children and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases that severely weaken muscle strength and mobility in Missouri. In her

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‘Be the Light’ no matter what the season

“Healthy Living” by Carl Hendrickson For the Call Dec. 6 was his 10th birthday, but it was not just an ordinary birthday spent with family. No, this was going to be a joint birthday party with a good friend and fellow classmate whose birthday was Dec. 7. All their friends and classmates were invited. Can

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Truman Middle students raise money for Lindbergh families in need

Truman Middle School eighth-grade students and their families recently raised more than $1,300 to assist two Lindbergh families in need through the district’s adopt-a-family program. These donations provided for everything on the families’ and children’s wish lists. Students and teacher Megan Scott stayed after school to wrap the gifts for delivery in time for the

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Call Newspapers Holiday Guide 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Call Newspapers! We wish you and yours a wonderful Christmas season. Here’s to a wonderful holiday season and an even better 2018. Check out our Call Newspapers 2017 Holiday Guide, with everything you can see and do this holiday season in south county. If you want to roller-skate with

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Mesnier Terrific Kids recognized

The Gravois Kiwanis Club recently honored Terrific Kids at Mesnier Primary School. The Terrific Kids program provides teachers with a tool to reward students for special achievements that may otherwise go unnoticed. Terrific is an acronym representing: Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable. Terrific Kids, front row, from left, are: Logan Pratt,

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Kiwanis Club honors Blades Terrific Kids

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently recognized these Blades Ele-mentary School students as Terrific Kids of the Month. The students were honored for their hard work and great improvement in effort, reading skills or work habits this year. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Taylor Adams, Karim Seck, Deveon Matlock and Brianna Gutierrez. Back

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Crestwood resident appears on ‘Jeopardy!’ today

A south county resident will appear on the game show “Jeopardy!” today. The episode featuring Mary Grace Buckley, a Crestwood resident and 2007 Lindbergh High School graduate, is set to air on KSDK Channel 5 at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. It is not yet public whether Buckley won, or how much she might have

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