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 …
Fountain View Assisted Living, a residential community and part of Friendship Village Sunset Hills, hosted the Young At Art Show, the fourth annual art show.
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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Students and parents mobilized Friday with Lemonade for Lonnie, a massive lemonade stand to benefit the family of the Affton third-grader who died following a car accident on May 9.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Sappington students organized in days to help Lonnie Avent's family.
Smiles were everywhere, but so were hugs, Friday at the Sappington Elementary School parking lot. The Sappington fifth-graders and their parents mobilized Friday with Lemonade for Lonnie, a massive lemonade stand to benefit the family of Lonnie Avent, a Sappington third-grader who died following a car accident on May 9. See photos of Lemonade for Lonnie on Affton-Shrewsbury Patch Facebook. The fifth-graders took charge on the school parking lot, directing traffic and taking lemonade orders at multiple stands. Parent, Kimberly Amerein, said they didn't have a goal, but would stay out as long as people kept coming. As of 3:30 p.m. Friday, Lemonade for Lonnie had raised more than $11,000. At the end, the kids and parents pulled in more than $…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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." …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Several high schools are using the Chaifetz Arena as a commencement venue, Others will keep the graduation event at home.
There are no major speakers on the high school commencement circuit this year, unlike two years ago when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon addressed graduates at Northwest High School's graduation ceremony. Instead, local students will be taking center stage, addressing their colleagues during the commencment ceremony. Lindbergh High School has set 7 p.m. May 28 for commencement at the Chaifetz Arena on the St. Louis University campus at 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis. Students Vidhan Srivastava and Azra Sadikovic will address their peers. Rockwood Summit High School will send its graduates onto college or careers at a commencement ceremony May 23, also at the Chaifetz Arena. The student speakers will include Chris Beck, Brianna Biffignani, Brian Ball…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Lindbergh HS Interact Club will maintain the garden to grow produce, some of which will be forwarded to local food pantries
A group of Lindbergh High School students, the Crestwood Sunset Hills Rotary Club and the City of Sunset Hills have teamed up to build a community garden in Lynstone Park on the corner of Lynstone and Raeburn avenues in Sunset Hills. The community garden will be maintained by the Lindbergh Interact Club and by local gardeners who pay a small fee for a place to grow vegetables and herbs in the garden. Part of the garden will be reserved for growing food for local food pantries. The project is being spearheaded by Amy Richards, a Rotary Club member and the faculty sponsor of the Interact club. Richards also is the coordinator of character education in the Lindbergh School District, as well as a character education teacher at Sperreng and …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The school also ranked 334th nationally in Newsweek's just released "America's Best High Schools" list.
Newsweek has released its online ranking of the top 2,000 high schools in the country, and Lindbergh High School ranks 334 in the country, and fourth in Missouri. U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post named LHS on their 2013 lists of the country's best high schools. The school was also named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School. Read more: Lindbergh Ranks Among Missouri's Top Ten Best High Schools “Year after year, we are fortunate to have a strong faculty and excellent group of students who work hard and achieve success after graduation,” LHS principal Dr. Ron Helms said in a news release. “I am very proud of our school’s achievements, which are among the best in the nation. They would not be possible without exceptional …
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 …