Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The only high school in the St. Louis area to be honored for 12 consecutive years, MSHSAA gave Lindbergh athletics the credit again.
Lindbergh High School's athletic program earned a 2012 title as a Leadership School by the Missouri State High School Athletics Association (MSHSAA) for the 12th consecutive year. The recognition comes from Lindbergh's programming to promote character development, involvement in activities and sportsmanship. MSHSAA suggests to high schools to incorporate faculty, administrators, coaches and students into leadership teams to best represent and improve athletic activities. At Lindbergh, the L Club is the embodiment of this initiative. Open to any varsity lettermen, the L Club meets once a month with Athletic Director Mike Slyman and six student athletes, discussing program maintainence and enhancement. “We participate in various programs …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Seven athletes were recognized as stand-outs in the Suburban West Conference.
The Suburban West Conference announced its all-conference honors and seven Lindbergh baseball players were recognized for their exceptional athletic abilities. Senior infielders Matt Feldt and Jack Manley joined designated hitter Jessie Maness on the all-conference first team. Pitcher Jordan Harmon, outfielder Sean Murphy and catcher Kendall Helbert made the second team while pitcher Jay Heller made honorable mention. See a complete list of the all-conference honors.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Students are recognized for exemplary academic performance with a 3.60 semester GPA.
Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., recently announced students named to the Spring 2012 Dean's List for their exemplary academic performance. A total of 344 Westminster students were named to the Dean's List, two of them being Lindbergh High School alumni. Samantha Montoia and Matthew Shoults both are seniors at Westminster. The Dean's List recognizes those Westminster students who have shown high academic performance during the past semester. To be included on the Dean's List, a student must have a 3.60 semester grade point average with at least 12 hours completed that semester. The List includes 52 freshmen, 63 sophomores, 89 juniors and 140 seniors.
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Commencement exercises were held in May for the former Lindbergh graduates.
The following former Lindbergh High School students are members of the graduating class of 2012 at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. Commencement exercises were held in May at Champ Auditorium on the Westminster campus. Timothy Marting from St. Louis, MO, earned a bachelor's degree in Secondary Education. Hannah Minor from St. Louis, MO, earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish. Samantha Montoia from St. Louis, MO, earned a bachelor's degree in Biochemistry. Matthew Shoults from St. Louis, MO, earned a bachelor's degree in SDM Sports Business Leadership. "I want to congratulate the class of 2012 for completing this part of their educational journey," Westminster President, Dr. George B. Forsythe, said at commencement. "The decisions they …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
This year's senior class was awarded 711 scholarships worth more than $13 million.
The Class of 2012 threw their caps high into the air Tuesday night at Chaifetz Arena. Lindbergh High School Principal Ron Helms welcomed students, faculty, friends and family of the 480 graduating seniors. Scholarships totaling $13.39 million were awarded to various members of the Lindbergh Class of 2012, equaling to 711 earned scholarships. Scholarships include 29 Missouri Bright Flight, 184 A+ candidates, 35 athletic scholarship recipients, and 15 for music, theater and art. Helms also noted that the graduates led the entire student body toward coveted National School of Character and Missouri Gold Star honors during the 2011-2012 school year. “You have shown that you know what it means to live out LHS’ six pillars of character education…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Lindbergh's 2012 class with throw their caps in the air at Chaifetz Arena.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
The announcement comes on the heels of Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report rankings.
The Washington Post is the latest to award Lindbergh High School as a top-ranked institution. Lindbergh is on the list of one of the best educational institutions in the nation, ranking No. 7 in Missouri and 937 of 1,900 nationwide in the Post's "High School Challenge." This ranking comes on the heels of being ranked No. 8 in Missouri and No. 663 of 1,000 nationwide in Newsweek's "America's Best High Schools" and No. 8 in Missouri and No. 876 of 22,000 nationwide in U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools." Each list ranks schools differently, but the goal is the same—to measure how well high schools prepare students for college. “We are very proud of our school’s achievements, which are among the best in the nation, and they would …
Friday, May 25, 2012
The Lindbergh senior will jump for the last time at the state meet in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday.
For three years, Lindbergh senior Jill Harmon has competed among the best at the Class 4 State Track Meet in Jefferson City. But this Friday and Saturday will be her last time before joining the track team at Illinois Wesleyan University. Harmon placed first in the triple jump and second in the long jump at the sectional track meet, qualifying with 36 feet, 7½ inches and 17 feet 3 inches, respectively. Last year at state, she placed fifth in the triple jump and 11th in the long jump. The senior is joined by junior Jordan Yanker, who is also competing in the triple jump. Watch the video above to see Harmon in action.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Lindbergh ranked No. 663 on Newsweek's list.
This year's Newsweek's ranking highlights the top 1,000 public high schools in the nation—the ones that have proven the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. Lindbergh High School ranked No. 663. According to Newsweek's website, the list is based on six components provided by school administrators: graduation rate (25 percent), college matriculation rate (25 percent), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25 percent), average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10 percent), and AP courses offered per student (5 percent). Newsweek ranked Kentucky Academy as America’s top high school for 2012. Following is data compiled by Newsweek for the 14 Missouri-based schools that made the Newsweek list.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
With the 2011-2012 school year coming to a close, the Lindbergh School District has a bevy of options to keep your kids' summer busy.
Thursday marks the official last day of school for the Lindbergh School District. However, there are plenty of opportunities left for summer options for your child. First up are the K-12 2012 Athletic Summer Camps as follows. Click on the event title for registration information: For those ready to exercise the brain, the LHS Chess Team offers a summer chess program at Truman Middle School. The chess program is open to grades K-12; students will be divided into age groups/skill levels. The fee is $60 per week per person, $40 per family/friend/second student, $30 for family/friend/three student maximum. Click here for more information. Camp Flyer's Club enrollment has begun for the summer camp program. This also will be at Truman Middle. …