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Hallow-queens reign at South County trunk or treats

The Oct. 25 Blades Elementary trunk or treat saw an array of costumes this year, from a ‘mad scientist’ to a teacher’s Aladdin-themed family to the regal costumes of Ella Hassler and Madison Geiger, above. The annual trunk or treat had better weather than is expected for the official night of trick-or-treating and jokes this

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Blades Elementary ‘high-fives’ first responders

    Blades Elementary School in the Mehlville School District honored first responders and military members and veterans on Sept. 11 with a special assembly in honor of Patriot Day. Students performed for their honored guests, who included officers from the St. Louis County Police Department and a father from the University City Police Department,

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Telling stories through dance with Books in Motion

Lindbergh fifth-graders at Long and Sappington elementary schools recently performed student-choreographed dance interpretations of the novel “Restart,” with the guidance of mentors from the Modern American Dance Company’s Books in Motion program. Books in Motion is an inclusive, student-centered program that uses dance to provide students with valuable exposure to literature and the arts. Students

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Bernard students serve up a feast for first responders on 9/11

Bernard Middle School students honored South County Precinct officers, firefighters and military members with their “Patriot Day” first responders’ barbecue, an annual commemoration of the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11. “It was a wonderful way to say thank you to the people who keep us safe. #neverforget,” the school wrote on its Facebook page. Among

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PHOTOS: Second SunCrest Fest a success

The cities of Sunset Hills and Crestwood joined forces again this year for the second annual SunCrest Fest, held Saturday, Sept. 7 at Kitun Park. The festival kicked off with a 10:15 a.m. parade from Southview School to Truman Middle School, featuring classic cars, Lindbergh High School cheerleaders and more.  Photos by Erin Achenbach.   

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PHOTOS: Hometown hero visits hometown high school, baby

  Journalism students at Oakville High School landed a major-league interview in August when OHS alum and NHL player Pat Maroon sat down for an interview with Channel 97 News, the school’s news broadcast, on his year with the St. Louis Blues and winning the Stanley Cup. It was one of Maroon’s last public appearances

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PHOTOS: Summer fun at the library

Star Wars, Mad Mixtures, free lunch  Pictured above: Grant’s View Branch kicked off summer at the ninth annual Star Wars Fan Fest, with games, costumes, snow cones and more. Photos courtesy of the St. Louis County Library.

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