St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and Mayor Lyda Krewson recently announced a stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Louis. As a result, all St. Louis County schools, including Lindbergh Schools and the Affton School District, will continue to be closed through Wednesda…
With a week of February and the sometimes unpredictable month of March ahead, the Affton School District is accumulating canceled classes. The administration is now looking at a recent state law that allows a district to use “alternative methods of instruction” (AMI) to ensure a mandated num…
A New York Times story published last weekend about phonics education nationwide includes a prominent mention of Lindbergh Schools, where for years parents of students diagnosed with dyslexia have challenged Lindbergh officials over the resources provided to students.
Cor Jesu Academy, 10230 Gravois Road in Affton, has announced the appointment of a new president, Sr. Mary Grace Walsh, ASCJ, Ph.D. She will become the school’s second president, succeeding Sr. Barbara Thomas, effective on July 1.
The Lindbergh Schools Board of Education has approved the first phase of the Lindbergh High School/Prop R school improvement project.
The Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals recently selected Michael Straatmann, principal at Truman Middle School in the Lindbergh School District, as the 2020-2021 Jim L. King Missouri Middle School Principal of the Year.
Parents at Lindbergh Schools have for years been demanding more resources and new instructional techniques — including greater focus on phonics-based literacy education — to help students struggling with dyslexia and other reading problems.
On Thursday, Jan. 16, the Lindbergh Schools Foundation surprised 64 teachers with more than $27,000 in grants during a “prize parade” presentation. Superintendent Tony Lake joined members of the foundation board in visiting classrooms throughout the day to award the grants to unsuspecting te…
Once again, public comments at the Lindbergh Schools Board of Education meeting surrounded the district’s reading and literacy programs.