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Hagemann honors teacher with memory garden

It was an emotional day as Hagemann Elementary dedicated a special garden in honor of kindergarten teacher Kristi Boccardi of Sunset Hills, who lost her courageous battle with cancer a year ago. Above, teacher Paula Kennedy releases butterflies, as Boccardi’s students did every year. ‘She will always be missed, and always be remembered.’

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Lindbergh Teacher of Year honors diverse cultures at Crestwood Elementary

Pictured above: Crestwood Elementary School English language learners teacher Beth Bridwell is honored as Lindbergh Schools Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement on April 12. Crestwood Elementary School English Language Learners teacher Beth Bridwell was named Lindbergh Schools’ 2019 Teacher of the Year last week. Colleagues and family members honored Bridwell during a surprise

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Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

Pictured above:  Alec Watson handles the worms while CJ McBroom looks on. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District.  Students in Washington Middle School’s Green Architecture class set up a sustainable garden they designed and planned last week. The students installed the irrigation system, finished the assembly and setup of worm farms and added worms,

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Wohlwend students make ‘60Plus’ friends

The Mehlville School District’s ‘60Plus’ monthly event was held at Wohlwend Elementary last month. Wohlwend students welcomed their guests by singing songs and handing out Valentines. And Mehlville High’s Food and Consumer Science students ‘cooked up a great meal,’ the district said.  

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Going bald for a good cause

Pictured above: Participants shave their heads in exchange for audience donations to St. Baldrick’s during a “Rock the Bald” challenge at Helen Fitzgerald’s on March 9. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Grill and Pub in Sunset Hills hosted St. Baldrick’s, its annual head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research.

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PHOTOS: Courtney Kramme and her service dog Xena visit Southminster

Courtney Kramme, a 19-year-old student at Lindenwood University, spoke at Southminister Presbyterian Church Tuesday about the benefits of service dogs for those suffering from physical or mental disabilities, as well as the differences between service animals and support animals. One of the special guests that night was Xena, Kramme’s almost 2-year-old Great Pyrenees guide dog

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