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Beaumont High School graduates its final class

ST. LOUIS • In many ways, it was like most commencements, with boisterous families and microphone interference. Only for Beaumont High School, the ...

Eight excellent awardees  St. Louis American

They are an assistant high school principal, a middle and high school science teacher, a high school band director, a high school English teacher, an advisor at ...

Flurry of shots fired outside Beaumont High School, victim runs into school for help

ST. LOUIS • A gunman firing shots from a car Monday morning chased another motorist to the front of Beaumont High School, where the victim got out of his car ...

Impending closure of Beaumont High tells a larger story

When he started as a freshman, he didn't expect his senior year to start off this way: filing into a 2,250-seat auditorium for the back-to-school assembly, with no ...

Four charged in conspiracy to murder Beaumont High student and his friend  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Prosecutors have charged four men in connection with the death of a 16-year-old Beaumont High School student who was shot while waiting to go ...

Chauncey E. Granger: 'We're here for the students'  St. Louis American

Chauncey E. Granger was promoted to serve as the principal of Hazelwood East High School in July, and his first priority is to build relationships with students ...

Recorded jailhouse phone calls again lead to murder charge against St. Louis man  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Police used phone calls to link William Pearson Jr. to two homicides in St. Louis, according to court documents.

Rachel Sledge-Ford survived open-heart surgery, sexual assault, and robbery at knife-point  St. Louis American

I look at the me before the surgery,” Rachel Sledge-Ford said. “The me now is a much stronger person because of that.”

Virtual Education Is Increasingly a Big Profit Center. But at What Cost to Students?  Riverfront Times

L.W. had just begun his freshman year at Roosevelt High School in September 2014 when he got into a fight with a group of seniors...

How St. Louis has remembered 9/11 through the years

St. Louis-area residents have remembered the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the victims with school services and memorial ceremonies.

Earl enters Hall of Fame | Local Sports  St. Louis American

Laurence Maroney, Bradley Beal, Larry Hughes, Jayson Tatum, Ezekiel Elliot. The list could go on. They are household names today. But they had St. Louis ...

Drop in violent crime in St. Louis touted by police chief as he talks strategy for 2019

The rate of homicides and violent crimes in St. Louis has seen a substantial drop in 2018, and police Chief John Hayden is touting the drop as a result of ...

Prayer Breakfast focuses on God being in control  Jefferson City News Tribune

The dining room was packed for the 2019 Governor's Prayer Breakfast — the first to be hosted by Mike Parson.

Bullet casings lead to third murder charge against St. Louis man

ST. LOUIS • Ammunition casings found at the scene of a double shooting that left a man dead and a woman wounded last year led police to a suspect already ...

Meet Shed the Shoe Doctor, an institution in one St. Louis hotel for 35 years

"The Shoe Doctor's never lost a sole yet," staff at the St. Louis Airport Marriott say about the 79-year-old shoeshine man.

Plant-based restaurant options, lifestyles grow on St. Louisans  St. Louis Public Radio

While in 2014 just 1 percent of U.S. consumers claimed to be vegan , in 2017, about 6 percent made that claim. With a 600 percent increase in just three.

Homicide detectives investigating after teen killed at St. Louis school bus stop

ST. LOUIS • A 16-year-old student who was shot multiple times Tuesday morning while standing at a school bus stop in the 1700 block of North Euclid Avenue ...

Plan would remake St. Louis' Vashon high school

LOUIS • City schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams laid out a new vision Wednesday for Vashon High School — one that would turn the chronically ...

In Loving Memory of Jeffrey Keith Hayes | Obituaries  St. Louis American

Jeffrey Keith Hayes was born on January 26, 1957 with his twin sister Jennifer A. Hayes to the union of Ernest and Esterline Hayes in St. Louis, Missouri.

Rudolph John Joenk, Jr.: Former Ossining Mayor  Ossining, NY Patch

Rudolph John Joenk, Jr.: Former Ossining Mayor - Ossining-Croton-On-Hudson, NY - Dr. Joenk served two terms from 1971-74. He was a longtime member of ...

Robert Drummond, namesake of St. Ann elementary school, dies at 91

ST. LOUIS • Robert D. Drummond, one of the longest-serving school board members in greater St. Louis and the namesake of a St. Ann elementary school, died ...

Teen killed at St. Louis bus stop was witness in a previous homicide

James Scales ran home, where he collapsed. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Justin Moore appointed principal of East St. Louis Senior High School  St. Louis American

Justin Moore was appointed principal of East St. Louis Senior High School. Most recently he was principal at *Fresh* Start Academy at Sumner, an alternative ...

Persons of Interest: Blanche Touhill  Ladue News

Not too many people living in St. Louis can say they have a world-class theater named after them. As a matter of fact, I can think of only one: Blanche Touhill, ...

Nokomis native slugged his way to Cooperstown as a Cardinals all-time great  Belleville News-Democrat

STL Cardinals first baseman Sunny Jim Bottomley is the 25th best player in the MLB baseball team's history. Bottomley holds the major league baseball record ...

High lead levels found in drinking fountains at some St. Louis schools  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Preliminary results from tests conducted this summer have revealed lead contamination in water found in a number of buildings throughout St. Louis Public ...

Facing continued enrollment declines, St. Louis Public Schools will close two more schools

Cote Brilliante and Langston will join the list of about 16 St. Louis Public schools that have closed since 2008.

Power outages cause school cancellations

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis Public Schools cancelled classes at several schools Thursday morning due to power outages overnight. Metro High School ...

When cracking down on opioids means tougher access for sickle cell patients  St. Louis Public Radio

Growing up, as the searing pain of a sickle cell crisis would spread through her veins, Tanjila Bolden-Myers would ask her mother if this time, it would.

Teen killed while on his way to catch bus in Kingsway East neighborhood

A teenager was shot and killed while on his way to catch a bus in the Kingsway East neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Report details lead contamination in water at St. Louis schools  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Members of the Adams Elementary School's classical guitar program wait to enter the St. Louis Public Schools Board of Education meeting, where they ...

Construction Careers Center to close; South City Prep gets building

ST. LOUIS • One of the first charter schools to open in the city announced Wednesday it would close later this spring and sell its building to South City Prep ...

Police: St. Louis student had 9mm gun at school

ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating after a student took a loaded 9mm handgun to a high school. Police were called about 10:40 a.m. Tuesday to ...

St. Louis Teen, 17, Gunned Down At School Bus Stop After Witnessing A Murder  The Inquisitr News

Missouri Police officials confirmed Wednesday that a 17-year-old boy was fatally gunned down at a school bus stop after witnessing a previous murder.

In St. Louis schools, water fountains are symbols of inequality again  The Washington Post

ST. LOUIS — Yellow tape marks the drinking fountains in 30 St. Louis Public Schools as off-limits, denying students even a sip of water. In the wake of the ...

Dream Builders 4 Equity win Social Enterprise Innovation Competition  St. Louis American

Dream Builders 4 Equity was selected as one of the awardees of Washington University's Social Enterprise Innovation Competition, competing in a field of more ...

Suit filed over government test-spraying in St. Louis during Cold War

ST. LOUIS • A doctoral dissertation that renewed public interest in the military-sponsored chemical spraying of impoverished areas of St. Louis in the 1950s and ...

Students 'Cooking Up Change' For St. Louis Public Schools  St. Louis Public Radio

Student chefs from Beaumont High School and Clyde C. Miller Career Academy competed today for a place in the national school cooking competition Cooking ...

Dr. Alice Roach is 2015 Lifetime Achiever in Education  St. Louis American

In her 41 years of working in the St. Louis Public School District, Alice Faye Roach, Ed.D., said she met her most difficult challenge when she became the ...

St. Louis Public Schools tries to shed vacant buildings

As the district opens its empty schools to the public, some are shocked by their condition.

Redemption story: Fathers' Support Center is helping St. Louis dads turn their lives around

Fathers' Support Center was founded in 1997 to promote the involvement of fathers in their children's lives.

After 2 years: Are commitments turning into action in Ferguson?  St. Louis Public Radio

Many organizations are still working to make a difference in Ferguson and North St. Louis County two years after unrest erupted in the city. That includes.

Hoop Raiders | News Stories | St. Louis | St. Louis News and Events  Riverfront Times

Is a Christian academy in Kansas City stealing St. Louis' high school basketball players?

Photos: St. Louis remembers 9/11 | Metro

The St. Louis regions never forgets 911. For the past 16 years, ceremonies have been held to remember the *service* of others.

Sydney 'Iking' Bateman signs with Cirque du Soleil  St. Louis American

Tumbling was just something I did for fun,” said Sydney “Iking” Bateman. “I never thought it would take me anywhere.”

Jury undecided in St. Louis man's murder trial where girl, 13, is key witness

ST. LOUIS • A jury Thursday couldn't reach a verdict on charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in a deadly shooting last year in the city's ...

After Stockley verdict, St. Louis' younger politicians are stepping to the forefront  St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Alderman John Collins-Muhammad, in this photo taken last week, stands near the street where Jason Stockley killed Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011.

Photos: Inland Empire valedictorians for the Class of 2018  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

We asked schools across the Inland Empire to have their valedictorians submit their photos and some biographical information to celebrate their achievement ...

Why put up barricades before the Stockley verdict?  St. Louis American

The family of Anthony Lamar Smith, activists and clergy stood on the Carnahan Courthouse steps on Monday, August 28 to question why it is taking so long to ...

Wade Funeral Home welcomes new owners | Business  St. Louis American

"We're proud to carry on and further the legacy of a treasured St. Louis institution," Randy Sanderson said of the newly formed GWC Legacy, LLC. The company ...

Former Greyhounds standouts Bernard Day, Charles Bledsoe to be enshrined into Hall of Fame  Moberly Monitor Index

Two former Moberly Greyhound men's basketball stars, Bernard Day and Charles Bledsoe, will be inducted into the Moberly Greyhounds Booster Club Hall of ...

Missouri Supreme Court finds against Rachel Johns' candidacy  St. Louis Public Radio

Updated 4:10 p.m. May 20 with verdict - The day after it heard arguments, the Missouri Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that struck a candidate.

Felicia Shaw returns to St. Louis to run Regional Arts Commission

When Felicia Shaw left St. Louis, she never expected to return. Now, 38 years later, she's back — and, as the new executive director at the Regional Arts ...

The Regional Arts Commission Is Making Big Changes, with a Bold Plan to Transform St. Louis  Riverfront Times

Felicia Shaw never considered that she would return to St. Louis for any reason — not even as the leader of an organization that would...

George Hendry dies, the 'Stan Musial' of table tennis

He grew up in north St. Louis and had his photo on Wheaties boxes by the time he was 16.

Pierson will jump into scramble for Missouri lieutenant governor  St. Louis Public Radio

State Rep. Tommie Pierson is keenly aware that Missouri has never elected a black statewide officeholder in its history. And he's decided to do something.

Messenger: The water fountain returns as metaphor for division in St. Louis  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On Monday, children who live a mere 9 miles apart will have a very different experience as they seek that most basic of needs, a sip of water to quench their ...

St. Louis educator searches for the teacher who made all the difference for her

Katrice Noble, whose seventh grade teacher changed her life, tries to have impact on students at Life for Life Academy.

In a case that echoes today, baby girl abandoned in 1963 had no clues to her past.

The smell of bacon and eggs still hung in the air as five people joined hands with her in a circle and began to deeply pray. Despite early morning rain, it was ...

Researcher to discuss military testing in St. Louis in the 1950s

WASHINGTON • At 11:05 on a February night in 1953, a worker employed by the U.S. Army opened a valve on a motorized blower and for five minutes ...

THE LUCIE ARNAZ AWARDS In California Announce Their Winners For The 2018 NHSMTA  Broadway World

On Sunday, May 20, at The Annenberg Theatre in Palm Springs Marisa Moehno of Murrietta Valley High School and Garrett Hoy of Musical Theatre University ...

Vashon students protest academic deficiencies at their school

ST. LOUIS • More than 100 students protested outside Vashon High School Friday morning demanding a better education at a place with many obstacles to ...

Tony Messenger: In St. Louis schools, water fountains are again symbols of inequality  Salt Lake Tribune

This is an archived article that was published on in 2016, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research ...

Politically Speaking: Mike Jones dispenses words of wisdom on education and leadership in St. Louis  St. Louis Public Radio

The Politically Speaking podcast duo welcomes veteran Democrat Mike Jones as this week's guest for a particularly lively show that focuses on education and.

Being positive role model focus of Clinton’s life  Ames Tribune

When Wayne Clinton first learned he would be inducted into the Iowa African American Hall of Fame, the first person he thought of was Don Carlson, the ...

100 Black Men celebrate 30 years at black tie gala on Saturday  St. Louis American

The 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St. Louis is proud to host its annual Black Tie Gala Fundraiser this Saturday, October 26, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel St. Louis ...

Roy Sievers, slugging star for Washington Senators in 1950s, dies at 90  The Washington Post

Roy Sievers, a powerful slugger who was the brightest star of the hapless Washington Senators in the late 1950s and one of the most feared home run hitters of ...

Dennis H. Stroot (1928-2017)  O'Fallon Weekly

Dennis H. Stroot April 21, 1928 – September 28, 2017. Dennis H. Stroot, 89, of Belleville, IL, born April 21, 1928, in Trenton, IL, died Thursday, September 28, ...

Former Cardinals outfielder Chuck Diering dies

Chuck Diering played for the Cardinals during baseball's golden years — that 40-year period from 1920 to 1960 that produced the likes of Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, ...

Shadow Of Clay And Carter Dynasties Looms Over Peters, Carter Race For State House Seat  St. Louis Public Radio

On a slightly overcast day in St. Louis' Penrose neighborhood, state Rep. Joshua Peters briskly moved from brick bungalow to brick bungalow to get the word.

Career Monsanto man Al Mitchell takes over for Deborah Patterson at Monsanto Fund  St. Louis American

Al Mitchell is no farmer. When he was growing up in North St. Louis, he said, he didn't even know what a weed was: “I just thought that was bad.

St. Louis Character: Neal Richardson builds a better community for at-risk kids  St. Louis Business Journal

Neal Richardson's experience as a child living in a struggling St. Louis city neighborhood have had an ongoing impact on his current career working on tax ...

Doris Schnuck dies; matriarch of the family business that has grown to 100 supermarkets

Doris Schnuck, wife of the late Donald O. Schnuck, matriarch of the family that has grown into one of St. Louis' largest employers, and mother of the six siblings ...

Legal community mourns death of retired St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Michael Calvin

Mr. Calvin died late Saturday due to complications from surgery. He was 63.

Politically Speaking: GOP Consultant Keller Assesses Election Landscape  St. Louis Public Radio

This week, the Politically Speaking crew welcomes Gregg Keller, a locally based Republican consultant who now runs his own firm, Atlas Strategy Group.

Jerry Zeiser dies, longtime St. Charles auto dealer

When Jerry Zeiser opened an auto dealership in St. Charles in 1983, it was Chrysler's first new St. Louis-area store in years. The automaker was already ...

Wedding, reunion and banquet season | Living It  St. Louis American

St. Louis members of Beaumont High School's Class of 1966 partied. in grand old school fashion October 14, 15 and 16, 2011. Planning committee members ...

Samantha Ciotta: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Samantha Ciotta, a cheerleading coach in Beaumont School District, is accused of having sex with a student and allegedly appeared on a Snapchat video.

Slain Liberty man found after fire is recalled as a friend, a father and a pastor  Kansas City Star

Since 2006, Darron Washington maintained a strict weekly routine. The 49-year-old widower and father of four worked the day shift from Monday through ...

Man fatally shot near Fairground Park in St. Louis

Teen killed in 4100 block of Natural Bridge Avenue.

For St. Louis semipro football team, victory is not measured in yards

St. Louis Spirit coach measures success in improved lives.

Group of 5 Spotlight: Blake Barnett Finds His Fit at USF, Eastern Michigan Upsets Another Big Ten Team  Athlon Sports

Earning a college degree, getting married, welcoming a first-born child into the world, moving across the country, and taking one last shot at a...

From boys to Kappa men | Local News  St. Louis American

It's an awesome responsibility. You have to live up to the dream that those brothers had back in 1922,” Cliff Franklin said of Kappa Guide Right. “It's a national ...

St. Louis prosecutor, former police chief at odds over timing of ex-officer's murder charge

ST. LOUIS • Two key questions lingered Tuesday in the case of Jason Stockley, a former city police officer charged this week with the murder of a suspected ...

Stories of Honor Week #4: Noah “Ed” Bearden (U.S. NAVY )

A lucky gun shot gave Noah “Ed” Bearden an extra 71 years of life. Bearden was 18 when he arrived on the island of Iwo Jima in 1945. A fast.

Maury Gatewood dies; his warning of Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor was ignored

Gatewood was a radio operator on the Navy destroyer Ward, which fired the first American shot at the Japanese.

Controlling The Narrative: Chronicle Coffee Furthers Change In North St. Louis  St. Louis Public Radio

The corner of Grand and Cook Avenue in North St. Louis is pretty ordinary – there's a church on the corner, a gas station across the street, a drugstore in.

Osunlade's soul power | Living It  St. Louis American

Eric Benet says so just before that airy piano and his sultry vocals kick off his breakthrough slow jam “Femininity” whenever he comes to town. But plenty of ...

Three Yankees farmhands excelled in baseball after playing days ended  Quincy Herald Whig

(Third in a series). Related *Content*. Movie changed how Quincy's most successful pro was viewed. How many players who played professional baseball in ...

Barasch-Hagans Engagement | Engagements  St. Louis Jewish Light

Sarah Rachel Barasch, of St. Louis and Angela “Graie” Hagans of St. Louis are pleased to announce their engagement. Barasch is the daughter of Jane Tarlow ...

Washington University gets $4.3 million to improve treatments for sickle cell disease  St. Louis Public Radio

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a genetic blood disorder that alters red blood cells. A defect in hemoglobin (a protein that helps the cells carry oxygen through the ...

How to Be a Devils Fan In St. Louis -- 2016-17 Edition  Bleeding Yankee Blue

Tonight, the Devils play the St. Louis Blues at the Prudential Center. Next Thursday night, the teams will play each other again, in St. Louis. Named for W.C. ...

Boot camp makes men of deadbeat dads | Feature | St. Louis | St. Louis News and Events  Riverfront Times

Halbert Sullivan is not about to let his audience off the hook. Inside a packed theater in Midtown last month, he has taken command of center stage, alone.

La Russa tells Wash U grads: 'develop a strong ego, but avoid being egotistical'

Former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa began his summer of honors on a chilly Friday morning, delivering the commencement speech and receiving an ...

All the Teachers Charged with Sexual Assault in 2017

While there were certainly some high points in 2017, there were also major low points as well, such as the overwhelming number of teachers charged with ...

The Four Preps and The Chordettes coming in April  The Record Gazette

Join us for an evening from the Golden Era of Harmony.

Faux Flashback: How to Be a New York Football Fan In St. Louis  Bleeding Yankee Blue

The St. Louis Rams are moving back to Los Angeles after 21 years. It's the right thing to do: The Rams were L.A.'s 1st major league sports team, and St. Louis, ...

Ferguson riots claim first casualty as teenager found 'shot dead' in his car  Daily Mail

Residents on Canfield Drive said that DeAndre Joshua, 20, was shot whilst in his car though police at the scene refused to confirm any details.

America commemorates the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks  Baltimore Sun

America commemorates the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with solemn ceremonies in Washington, New York and Shanksville, PA.

Man found dead in car during Ferguson protests was shot in the head and set on fire, police reveal  Daily Mail

A man found dead during the Ferguson riots just yards from where Michael Brown was killed had been shot in the head and set on fire, police have revealed.

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