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Friday, October 2, 2020 - 11:54am

Five St. Louis schools have been named national Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

The 367 schools nationwide were chosen based on academic performance or improvement.

The local 2020 Blue Ribbon Schools include:

• Clayton High School

• Festus Elementary

• Francis Howell High School, St. Charles County

• Lincoln Elementary, St. Charles County

• Rose Acres Elementary, Pattonville district

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 11:54am

Twyla Baylor’s career didn’t begin in education — but she was a teacher by nature. Before she entered the classroom, Baylor worked in information technology (IT), teaching and training others how to install computer systems and load software. But she had a hunch that the teaching skills she had developed in IT would take on a new role in the future. In 2005, Baylor left corporate America and returned to her alma mater, Missouri Baptist University (MoBap) to pursue her master’s in education.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:13pm

In the heart of St. Charles sits the campus of Lindenwood University. Rooted in tradition and lined with linden trees, the historic campus was founded as a women’s college in 1827. From its foundation, Lindenwood has always sought to advance education and to be progressive in educating citizens for the future. Through the years, Lindenwood has grown into a vibrant institution welcoming over 7,000 students in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:13pm

As the only public research university located in Missouri’s most populous and economically important region, the University of Missouri–St. Louis proudly brings affordable, high-quality education to one of the most diverse student bodies in the state. No university is better connected to the surrounding region than UMSL, where 73 percent of graduates stay to live and work.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:13pm

EUREKA — The Rockwood School District has gone rogue.

It has no reason to believe it will be alone.

Rockwood superintendent Mark Miles announced Friday he has authorized the district’s high school athletic directors at Eureka, Lafayette, Marquette and Summit to begin the process of scheduling games for football, boys soccer, field hockey, girls volleyball and softball outside of St. Louis County.

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