Saturday, March 23, 2013
See what Lindbergh School District students have been up to!
Lindbergh Archers Aim High The Lindbergh Archery team participated in several tournaments this month, bringing home some exciting results. The team practices weekly at Sappington Elementary School. At the St. Louis Shootout, 15 fourth- and fifth-graders from Kennerly and Sappington elementaries competed against 360 archers at Seckman High School. Lindbergh’s top scoring archers were: In addition, students took top honors at a tournament for grades K-6 at George Guffy Elementary School: Middle School Students Head to State Geography Bee Two middle school students will represent Lindbergh at the state level of the National Geographic Bee in Moberly, MO, on April 5. Sperrreng eighth-grader Rounak Bera and Truman eighth-grader Nate Blackwell …
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…
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…
Monday, November 12, 2012
Students at Lindbergh schools expressed their thanks to our nation’s veterans this past Friday.
Students at Lindbergh Schools expressed their thanks to our nation’s veterans Friday through assemblies, breakfasts and other tributes. Concord Elementary School students put together an entirely student-led assembly to honor their local heroes. Each grade level learned a song for one branch of the armed forces and took turns singing it, as veterans in the audience stood and were recognized. At Long Elementary School, West Point graduate Erin Neumann, whose mother is a former Lindbergh teacher, spoke to a packed gymnasium about her experiences. In addition, students dressed in traditional clothing representing many countries and sang “A Song of Peace”. Kennerly and Crestwood elementary schools planned assemblies for Monday to recognize …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Family Halloween event will feature games, inflatable attractions and a costume contest.
The Lindbergh High School Student Council and other participating student clubs and groups from the high school and Sperreng and Truman middle schools are hosting a special Halloween event from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 20) on the high school campus called Boonanza. It will feature games, crafts, inflatables, a costume contest, a haunted house and trick-or-treating. The costume contest will be at 6:30 p.m. Food will be available for purchase st the event. Parking is available in front of the commons area. The free Boonanza event is for all Lindbergh students from 1 to 3 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Staff members are partnering with The African Library Project to collect 2,000 books for a new library in Swaziland. You can help by dropping off new or used books to Lindbergh schools libraries.
Lindbergh schools librarians are going global in their efforts to increase literacy among school-age children, committing to build a library in Swaziland, Africa, as part of a partnership with nonprofit organization The African Library Project. The African Library Project establishes primary libraries in Africa to increase literacy on a continent that has the highest rate of illiteracy in the world. “When you see such a need, it is an easy decision to get involved,” said Amy Sears, librarian at Sperreng Middle School and book drive organizer. “It is evident what a huge impact donating books could have on the lives of these people. Literacy means more than just a better life; it can mean the difference between life and death.” Between now …
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 …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Sappington and Kennerly elementary schools' DARE officer is the 2012 National DARE Officer of the Year.
Officer Kathy Kelly received a prestigious honor of her own this May during the Sappington Elementary School fifth-grade Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation. Kelly, who has been a police officer for 27 years and a DARE officer for 21 years, was recognized in front of students and their families as Principal Craig Hamby announced that Kelly has been named the 2012 National DARE Officer of the Year. Kelly is the DARE officer for both Sappington and Kennerly elementary schools. “DARE is about building friendships, and learning about peer pressure, bullying, and the dangers of drugs and alcohol,” she said. “Students also learn about how to make the right choices.” Nationwide, 75 percent of public schools participate in the DARE …