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Record enrollment for STARS summer program

Thirty-eight students from 10 area high schools have been selected for the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program. The prestigious program for academically talented junior and senior high school students has enrolled 89 participants – the largest number in its more than 25-year history. Participants come from the St. Louis metro area, as well as Pennsylvania, Arizona, Illinois ...

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Driving home a winner

The Parkway Transportation Department won three trophies in the regional School Bus Safe Driving Competition. Drivers have to take a written exam, identify six defective items on a school bus and maneuver through a challenging course that includes 10 specific driving skills. Brian Coker and Greg Zemblidge earned first- and second-place individual trophies, respectively. As a team, the Transportation Department ...

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Circle Of Concern scholarships awarded

Several students are college-bound with some help from Circle Of Concern. The local nonprofit awarded grants to a total of 13 seniors who graduated from local high schools this past spring, with 11 of them residing in West County. In addition, scholarships were awarded to seven of last year’s winners for their second year of college. This year’s scholarship awards ...

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Greenhouse project being investigated for Lafayette High

Rockwood School District’s Board of Education recently voted to allow Principal John Shaughnessy and other staff to formally investigate the possibility of a building an attached greenhouse on the west side of the Lafayette High building in Wildwood, facing Hwy. 109. Shaughnessy told the board that the possible greenhouse project would be a collaborative partnership opportunity between local nurseries, community ...

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Bulletin Board: Local students earn scholarships

Local students earn scholarships Fifty-seven students from Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties received a total of $28,500 in scholarship awards from the Cuivre River Electric Community Trust. Scholarship funds are donated by Cuivre River Electric members who participate in Operation Round Up by rounding up their electric bill payments each month to the next highest dollar. Since the ...

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Bulletin Board: Emma O’Brien Scholarship awarded

Emma O’Brien Scholarship awarded Valley Park High graduate and future Maryville Saint Daria Cwiklowski was presented with a college scholarship, courtesy of Meramec Valley Bank. At a ceremony held at Valley Park High, Senior Vice President/Lending Officer Jim Jones awarded the Emma O’Brien Scholarship to Cwiklowski. In doing so, he noted that “the Emma O’Brien Scholarship is named in honor ...

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