Tuesday, December 18, 2012
In light of the tragedy in Newtown, CT, Superintendent Dr. Jim Simpson highlights some of the district's practices, including intruder drills. There is an increased presence from school resource officers and St. Louis County Police this week.
Lindbergh parents and students may have noticed an increased presence from St. Louis County Police and school resource officers following last week's school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. "During times like this it is only natural to think of our own children. As educators, we think of our students as well, and what we are doing every day to make sure they are safe," Superintendent Dr. Jim Simpson said in a letter to district families on Friday. The letter reviewed some of the district's current safety procedures, as well as what services are available to students following the Sandy Hook shooting. Officials have "plans in place for each of our buildings to deal with emergency situations, including those similar …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Schools are implementing additional safety measures at Lindbergh schools.
Updated: Dec. 17, 9 a.m. The Lindbergh School District issued the following statement following Friday's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.: "We are saddened today by the tragic loss of life at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. The administration and staff at Lindbergh Schools have made security a primary focus for many years. Our buildings are secure, and our complete focus is on protection of students. Additional safety measures are being implemented at this time to reassure our community, our parents, our students and our staff that they are safe. We will continue to monitor information as it becomes available. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families in Newtown, Conn." The school district…
Monday, November 26, 2012
The Lindbergh student-athletes will continue to play sports at their new schools
Several Lindbergh High School athletes have signed letters of intent for college level play this month, including: Jordan Harmon, Austin Peay State – Clarksville, TN. Harmon will play baseball for the Austin Peay State Governors following graduation. Jordan, son of Jerry and Karen Harmon, has been playing baseball since he was 6 years old. His most memorable moment as pitcher for the Flyers was winning the district championships his freshman year. In addition to athletics, Jordan is a member of DECA and National Honor Society, and a recipient of the JBA Award and Platinum Renaissance award. He plans to major in Economics at Austin Peay State, where he will play baseball for Coach Gary McClure. Kaitlin Keltner, Univeristy of Arkansas-Little…
Friday, November 23, 2012
Students collect food, participate in team-building retreat.
The Lindbergh Schools Builders Club has been busy this fall giving back to the community and building camaraderie. Members of the Builders Club shared recent projects and activities with their parent organization, the Crestwood-Sunset Hills Kiwanis Club, on Nov. 15. During the meeting, the Kiwanians donated all of the proceeds from the two clubs’ joint “Peanut Days” project in October to fund Builders Club projects and activities in 2012-13. In all, the Kiwanis Club presented the Builders Club with $830. In October, students from the clubs at Sperreng and Truman middle schools went together to a local neighborhood and collected 105 canned food items for Feed My People. A few days later, they participated in a team-building retreat at Camp…
Friday, August 31, 2012
Chelsey Niemeyer was also a student teacher at Kennerly Elementary.
Lindbergh Schools recently announced that 35 new teachers joined the district for the 2012-2013 school year. Each day, Patch will introduce readers to one of these new educators. Today meet the newest P.E. teacher at Sappington Elementary School. Name: Chelsey Niemeyer New position: Third grade at Sappington Elementary School Professional background: University of Missouri-Columbia, student teacher at Kennerly Elementary School, currently an MU Fellow Graduate Student What's your most prized possession on your desk, in your office or workspace? Colorful Sharpie markers and fun shaped Post-Its Favorite year of school as a student: Third grade When you’re not teaching, you’re ____: Cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals and spending time …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The Sept. 1 game was re-scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30 in anticipation of weekend storms.
Hey, Lindbergh High School football fans: if you were planning on attending Saturday afternoon's varsity game, prepare to shuffle your calendar around. The school announced via their Facebook page that due to forecasted storms this weekend, their game against McCluer North High School will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30. The teams will play at McCluer North, 705 Waterford Dr., in Florissant.
Karen Luning comes with experience from the Hazelwood and Parkway school districts.
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Lindbergh Schools recently announced that 35 new teachers joined the district for the 2012-2013 school year. Each day, Patch will introduce readers to one of these new educators. Today meet the newest P.E. teacher at Concord Elementary. Name: Karen Luning New position: Crestwood Elementary Professional background: 6 years teaching fourth grade and reading in Hazelwood School District, and most recently a reading intervention specialist for Parkway School District in 2011-12. What's your most prized possession on your desk, in your office or workspace? A picture of my two boys Favorite year of school as a student: Fifth grade. My teacher was so caring and patient. She made me feel successful and confident. Favorite movie that takes place …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Watch out for the scam artists selling workbooks and gathering information door-to-door while pretending to be employees of the Lindbergh School District.
Scam artists pretending to be Lindbergh School District employees are fraudulently selling workbooks and gathering information from parents door-to-door. The school district released a notice on its website Tuesday saying parents were reporting "door-to-door salesmen" who "falsely represent themselves by saying they work for Lindbergh School District" to sell workbooks and gather information. The school district said: "Please be advised that Lindbergh Schools never uses third-party agencies to sell products of any kind door-to-door. We have not received any reports of criminal activity; however, if you do have a concern or witness suspicious activity, please contact your local law enforcement agency."
Thursday, July 19, 2012
It's that time of year again -- check these supplies off your shopping list for this fall.
Wondering what you need to get for your child this school year? Patch has the roundup of school supply lists for Lindbergh District elementary and middle schools in Sunset Hills and Crestwood, including Crestwood Elementary, Long Elementary, Sappington Elementary and Truman Middle.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Rachel Wei, 8, and Rebekah Apicello, 11, are the first to represent St. Louis during the annual, worldwide exams.
Two Lindbergh students are the first to represent St. Louis at the annual Royal Academy of Dance ballet exams held all over the world. Rachel Wei, 8, and Rebekah Apicello, 11, recently passed their ballet exams with distinction in grades 1 and 4 in Champaign, IL. Kay Tabisaura, ballet teacher with Lindbergh Activities’ new Visual and Performing Arts Classes, teaches both students at Dressel School. The Lindbergh Activities ballet program is based on the curriculum of the Royal Academy of Dance, an influential and respected international dance education organization with a presence in 79 countries. The ballet examinations, which are optional, encourage and motivate students of all ages and levels through a systematic measurement of …