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Redistricting scenarios concern some Mehlville parents

by Gloria Lloyd
Some Mehlville School District parents whose children would have to switch schools in proposed redistricting scenarios are pleading with the Board of Education to keep their children where they are. » more
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Trakas says he backs Cliff Cave trail, but details not yet finalized on project

by Gloria Lloyd
Although 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, said last week that he supports a proposed Cliff Cave Park trail extension, he said statements by Great Riv-ers Greenway that a resolution has been finalized are premature. » more

Lindbergh board approves sale of over $1 million in COPs for new Central Office building

Construction now underway at former Johnny’s location
by Mike Anthony
The Lindbergh Board of Education voted last week to adopt a resolution authorizing the issuance of over $1 million in bond-like certificates. » more

City awaits information on mall tenants

Prop C not due to incentives for mall, administrator says
by Mike Anthony
Nearly a year after granting $25 million in tax incentives to the owner of the former Crestwood Plaza to redevelop the 48-acre site, city officials await in-formation about possible tenants for the project. » more

Lottery will close Friday for Mehlville school of innovation

School to have 250 students in K-4 for next school year
by Gloria Lloyd
The lottery for the Mehlville School District’s new school of innovation will close Friday, Feb. 24. » more

Sunset Hills board could eye Court Drive proposal Tuesday

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen could consider commercial zoning proposed for Court Drive at a special meeting next week, a makeup session for the canceled Valentine’s Day meeting. » more

Oakville High seniors sign letters of intent

Three Oakville High School seniors signed letters of intent to play college football during a ceremony last week at the school. Seated, from left, are: Michael Klotz, who will attend Quincy University; Connor Bartow, who will attend Lindenwood University; » more

Nine Lindbergh student-athletes commit to college play

Students will play baseball, football, soccer
Nine Lindbergh High School student-athletes committed to college teams last week on National Signing Day. » more


Mehlville school of innovation
The Mehlville Board of Education voted to open the Choice School of Innovation, which will be the first of its kind in the region, next fall in the former St. John's Elementary on Will Avenue. Do you agree with the board's decision?

LHS Players to present ‘Chicago’ this week

Free dress rehearsal for senior citizens set Wednesday
The Lindbergh High School thespian troupe will transport audiences back to the Roaring ’20s when it performs "Chicago" Thursday, Feb. 23, through Saturday, Feb. 25. in the LHS Auditorium, 5000 S. Lindbergh Blvd. » more

Point students celebrate Friendship Day

Students at Point Elementary School recently celebrated Friendship Day with a variety of activities. Students met with their buddies during the daylong celebration of friendship. Pictured, from left, are: third-graders Addalyn Ross, Avery Des Roche and » more

Gilder Lehrman Institute to honor Blades Elementary

Blades becomes institute's 10,000th affiliate school
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History will honor Blades Elementary School as the 10,000th member of the institute’s free Affiliate School Program. » more
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Horseradish spices up mashed potatoes

If you have a small jar of horseradish or horseradish sauce in your refrigerator you’re like most of us. »» more

Readers prove they’re creative chefs with entries for Call’s recipe contest

Newspaper readers whip up some tasty holiday creations
Readers continue to prove they are extremely creative cooks, as evidenced by the concoctions submitted for the newspaper’s annual Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest. » more

Try this tasty soup during cool weather

by Bill Milligan
When it’s hot and humid in St. Louis, I doubt many people hunger for soup. » more

‘Three little miracles’ 3 months old

Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis is the proud grandmother of rare identical triplets Reed, Finn and Knox, her ‘three little miracles’ who are now 3 months old. Their parents are Fribis’ daughter Jessica Kennedy and her husband, Ben. » more

St. Louis County selects LHS student’s art for calendar

The St. Louis County Department of Health has selected Lindbergh High School sophomore Neira Dzananovic as one of 13 winners in its annual calendar art contest. Neira’s art will be included in a calendar for distribution throughout the county. » more

Parker named principal at Sappington Elementary

She currently serves as Sappington's assistant principal
Ta’Keshia Parker has been named principal of Sappington Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year. » more
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