News & Articles

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 2:10pm

Three months into the school year, high school publications staffs are now in full-swing, ramping up the activity across their online websites and newspapers.

In October, St. Louis high schools gave their readers stories on many different topics that possess excellent style in their writing.

The following are some of the top stories from the month of October that were published by these schools.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 2:10pm

One of the largest school districts in the St. Louis region has found itself with too many empty desks.

Officials at Hazelwood schools said they built five new schools to prepare for a population surge that demographers predicted, but never happened.

Now, district officials are doing something their counterparts in private schools do regularly — advertising and marketing to recruit students. The district is using a billboard obtained at a deeply discounted rate, as well as mailers, videos and social media to tout its strengths. Officials expect to run radio ads as well.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:36am

Let's beat the drum for Parkway Central Middle School music teacher Paul Holzen, who has been selected as a semifinalist — one of 25 nationally and the only one from Missouri — for a <a href="http://nie.post-dispatch.com/%3Ca%20href%3D"https://www.grammy.com/press-releases/25-semifinalists-announced-2019-music-educator-award%E2%84%A2-presented-recording-academy%E2%84%A2"">https://www.grammy.com/press-releases/25-semifinalists-announced-2019-mu

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

MARYLAND HEIGHTS • McKelvey Elementary School is out of room.

Since last year, four classes have met in two trailers because the building is full. Inside, partitions split one classroom into two. Kids get help with reading in what was once a small conference room.

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