School Brief

Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh’s Prop R

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to support Lindbergh School’s Proposition R, a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue, at its March 12 meeting. The resolution passed unanimously, with Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding abstaining from the vote due to his employment with Lindbergh Schools. “With the security and the tech upgrades, the

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VIDEO: Forder students showcase multiple languages

Pictured above: Students presented to the Mehlville Board of Education in some of the languages represented at Forder. Pictured above in the first row from left to right are: Lily Fairchild, Alaa Fahad, Minela Kafedzic, Lili Magana, Elise Barbier, Levi Pham. In the back row from left to right, are Whitney Maus, Forder principal, and

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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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Learning where STEM can take you

Pictured above: Jennifer Irvin of BJC talks to students at Margaret Buerkle Middle School about STEM jobs. All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been

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PEGS readers host ‘Great American Read’

Sperreng Middle School students invite the community to share their love of literature as they discuss featured titles on “The Great American Read” list, during a free event at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Grant’s View Library, 9700 Musick Road. The 20 students, who are part of the St. Louis Program for Exceptionally Gifted

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Jason Landherr named new Mehlville High School principal

Jason Landherr will be the new principal of Mehlville High School beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, succeeding longtime Principal Denise Swanger. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously voted Feb. 7 to hire Landherr, who has served as an assistant principal at the school since 2012. Several highly qualified candidates applied for the position, and

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Celebrating 100 days in 100 ways

Pictured above: To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. Across Oakville at Blades Elementary, classes celebrated the milestone by reading 100 books, searching for 100 things or doing 100 exercises, and Principal

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