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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:36am

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:36am

ST. LOUIS • An Arnold man caught with a gun on the grounds of Fox High School was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation on a misdemeanor charge of improperly storing explosive materials.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:20am

KIRKWOOD • At Keysor Elementary School, stenciled diagrams that depict yoga poses decorate sidewalk paths through an outdoor area devoted to nature and sustainability. The Kirkwood High football team painted the “downward dog,” “cobra” and similar images this summer.

Keysor also features a prairie area of native plants created in 2012 by third-graders who did a “seed stomp.” There are five rain gardens to absorb water runoff, a monarch butterfly way station, a bee house and a bird sanctuary.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:20am

To be in Malissa Mobley’s first-grade classroom at Gateway Elementary School in the Carr Square neighborhood is to be immersed in color, music and motion. Ms. Mobley’s classroom is a reflection of her effusive personality and an indication of how she fully engages her students. “I want them to use their talents,” she says. “We do a lot of chanting and music because that’s the best way they can retain information. I use a lot of colors, and I’m hands-on. I want them to feel it when they’re learning.”

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:20am

WEBSTER GROVES • School officials here are considering options that include converting Steger 6th Grade Center into an elementary school, redrawing attendance boundaries and increasing class sizes to address crowding.