Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Get your game face on! Check out these TV listing for the BCS National Championship and other bowl games featuring plenty of players from the St. Louis area.
The University of Missouri may not be going to a postseason bowl game for the first time since 2004, but there are plenty of intriguing football bowl games on the schedule this year. We've got your complete list here, along with notes on teams featuring players who played their prep ball in and around the St. Louis area. If we've missed out on any of the local connections, tell us about it in the comment section. (All times CST.) BCS National Championship Game, Notre Dame vs. Alabama Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m., ESPN De Smet Jesuit's Andy Bauer, a junior offensive lineman, and one of the top prospects in the class of 2014, has been heavily recruited by the Crimson Tide. He was a guest of Alabama at the Iron Bowl game vs. Auburn last week. Rose Bowl …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to offer advice to help high school students and parents prepare for college.
Welcome to Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comment section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking all about preparing for college. Patch wants to help you find the answers to your questions, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a college preparation related question, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a local expert and would like to be added to the list, let us know! email@example.com
Monday, October 22, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can share their advice to help high school students and parents prepare for college.
We want to find the answers to all your questions about preparing for college this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about preparing for the ACTs, applying for loans or scholarships and any otherinformation college-bound students and parents may have. If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Oct. 25. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to…
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Seniors who graduated in 2011 gained an average composite score of 24.2.
This is the year for Lindbergh School District students' assessment testing. After the district earned top MAP scores in the state, the high school students followed suit with the highest ACT scores in school history. According to the 2011 ACT College Readiness Letter, seniors who graduated in 2011 achieved an average composite score of 24.2 on the ACT. This is a half point higher than in 2010. Jonathan Riethmeier, Lindbergh counseling director, said that jumps more than a few tenths of a point per year are rare. The school's 24.2 score average compares with an average of 21.6 across the state of Missouri. “This shows us that our kids are college ready, so we know that when they go on to the next level of schooling they are truly …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Patch newsletter and app are good ways to stay in touch with the homefront.
What a perfect way to help your college student stay in touch with the hometown news. Sign your student up for a Patch Newsletter, or put the Patch app on their iPhone. Either way, your college-bound student will be able to keep up with the local news, especially the wide variety of events going on at their high school back home. Signing up is as simple as 1, 2, 3. And of course, there is no charge. This is just one way to help new college students from getting homesick. If they are able to access their hometown news easily, the separation for the first time will be that much easier. Besides, we want to stay connected to some of our most loyal readers. So go to the Fenton High Ridge Patch and simply sign up for the newsletter. Or go to the…