Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Seniors Tiffany Lee and Vidhan Srivastava each earned a $2,500 scholarship.
Lindbergh High School seniors Vidhan Srivastava and Tiffany Lee have been selected as winners of National Merit $2,500 Scholarships, the Lindbergh School District announced in a news release. Six Lindbergh seniors were named semifinalists last fall. Lee was one of two Missouri high school students to be honored as a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar. She also earned perfect scores on her ACT and SAT. Learn more about the scholarship, from the Lindbergh School District: "The 2,500 National Merit $2,500 Scholarships are the awards for which every finalist is considered. Winners are named in every state, in numbers based on the state’s percentage of the nation’s graduating high school seniors. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s own …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
This year’s Suburban West Conference title is the team’s seventh championship in the past 12 years.
The Lindbergh High School Lady Flyers track team brought home both the conference and district titles this spring, the Lindbergh School District announced in a news release. Lindbergh has laid claim to the district title for the past 12 of 13 years, and this year’s Suburban West Conference title is the team’s seventh championship in the past 12, according to the release. From the Lindbergh School District: During conference competition at Marquette High School on May 1, the Lady Flyer scored 124 points, beating out other top finishers Lafayette, Marquette, Eureka, Oakville and Northwest. The Class 4 District 1 meet took place at Hillsboro High school on May 11.
Tiffany Lee is one of two Missouri high school students honored by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.
Lindbergh High School senior Tiffany Lee is one of two Missouri high school students to be honored by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars as a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar, according to a news release from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Communications. She was invited to attend National Recognition Weekend in June in Washington, D.C., where they will be awarded the U.S. Presidential Scholars medallion, according to the release. "This award is one of the nation's highest honors for high school students," Missouri Commissioner of Education Chris L. Nicastro said in the release. "As two of our state's most accomplished seniors, I commend these students for their commitment to their education…
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Lindbergh School District is hosting a free electronics recycling event on May 11.
Do you have old computers, televisions or lawn mowers ready for the trash? Safetly dispose of them on Saturday, May 11 through Sperreng Middle School and Midwest Recycling Center. The school will host a free electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., rain or shine. Eligible items include: computers (including laptops), printers, keyboards, hard drives, cell phones, pagers, radios, scanners, speakers, DVD and VCRs, fax machines, answering machines, microwaves and other kitchen appliances, furnaces, water heaters, air conditioners, power tools and any lawn and garden equipment (oil and gas must be drained before drop-off). There is a limit of one television per car, with a $15 charge per additional television. Smoke detectors, glass…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Doors at the high school and Early Childhood Education center were kept locked following a notification from St. Louis County Police, according to an announcement from the school district.
Doors were locked as a precautionary measure when a domestic disturbance was reported near Lindbergh High School and Lindbergh Early Childhood Education, the school district announced early Tuesday afternoon. The suspect involved in the domestic disturbance did not enter school property, according to the announcement. The school district posted the following information to their website and Facebook page via Lindbergh High School Principal Ron Helms: "Around 12:20 p.m. today, our School Resource Officer Paul Gordon received a call from St. Louis County Police notifying him of a domestic disturbance that had occurred in a neighborhood east of the high school campus. As a precaution, the decision was made to protect our students’ safety by …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Long Elementary School students, parents and teachers have been working together all spring to renovate the school's courtyard.
Long Elementary School’s courtyard recently got a big makeover, thanks to the help of students, staff and parents. Learn more about the project, from the Lindbergh School District. The somewhat famous fish and his little pond used to be the only sign of life among what the school had nicknamed its “concrete oasis,” a paved courtyard with a chipped and faded blue paint stream and full exposure to the sun that made it largely unusable. Now, the courtyard is thriving as a warm, colorful and inviting outdoor learning space for children, with four areas, including: “Character Court,” a quiet, shaded reading area surrounded by colorful banners; “Lindbergh Landing,” with a soft carpet of turf and outdoor chalkboard for classroom lessons; “Free …
Friday, May 3, 2013
The first 300 participants to test drive vehicles at Lindbergh High School on Saturday will earn $20 each toward the school district, and be entered to win a free iPad.
Community members age 18 and older are invited to get it in gear for Lindbergh Schools on Saturday, May 4, during the iDrive free test drive event at Lindbergh High School, sponsored by Sunset Ford. The first 300 participants who test drive any one of Ford’s 13 models will be entered for a chance to win a free iPad, according to a news release from the school district. The event is scheduled 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Ford is donating $20 for each test drive taken, up to $6,000 total, as part of its “Drive One 4UR School” program, according to the release. All proceeds will benefit the Lindbergh Schools Foundation. Participants take a 10-minute test drive--no sales pitch involved. Taste-D-Burger food truck will be offering burgers and fries, and LHS …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Student musicians will be performing with a video recording of "Victory at Sea" at their spring concert on April 30.
The Lindbergh High School Symphony Orchestra will honor World War II veterans by performing music to a video recording of “Victory at Sea,” during the annual spring concert at 7 p.m., April 30, in the Lindbergh Auditorium, according to a news release from the Lindbergh School District. “We will be honoring all veterans during the concert, and hope the community will join us in this musical celebration,” LHS orchestra director Sue Rola said. “Victory at Sea” is a documentary television series about Naval warfare during World War II, according to the news release. The concert will also feature performances by LHS alumna Abbie Stelling, class of 2003, and her band Steizuello, according to the release. The concert is free and open to the …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Lindbergh Early Childhood Education Pre-K teacher Lisa Janis was honored as the Teacher of the Year; Sperreng Middle School secretary Donna Bouckaert is the district's Support Person of the Year.
The Lindbergh School District announced the 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year and Support Person of the Year in a news release: Teacher of the Year: Lisa Janis, Lindbergh Early Childhood Education Lisa Janis is the lead Pre-K teacher at Lindbergh Early Childhood Education, where she has worked for the past 20 years. Earlier this year, she was named the National Child CareTeacher of the Year by the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation, and she received the Helene Marks Award for exceptional child care, according to the news release. “Miss Lisa was nominated by several of her peers at ECE,” assistant superintendent of personnel services Dr. Brian McKenney said in the release. “She is a respected leader who gives students a voice in their …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Eighth graders Rounak Bera and Nate Blackwell participated in the National Geography Bee.
Two Lindbergh School District eighth graders participated in the National Geography Bee in Moberly on April 6, according to a news release from the school district: Sperreng eighth-grader Rounak Bera finished in 12th place; Truman eighth-grader Nate Blackwell finished in the top 30. The students competed against 100 Missouri middle school students, according to the release. Both had to place first in their respective school-level contests.