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New school opens in Town & Country

Brightmont Academy has opened a campus in Town & Country, offering a unique one-to-one school option. The academy’s academic approach pairs one teacher with one student throughout every learning session, serving a growing interest in customized instruction throughout West County and the surrounding region. “One-to-one instruction is the learning approach that works,” said Cathy Westbrook, Town & Country campus director. ...

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New athletic directors named

It’s a new school year and two West County schools have new athletic directors. John Theobald replaced Mike Roth at Parkway Central and Pat Burns is taking over at Parkway South. Theobald had been the boys and girls soccer coach for the Colts. He gave up those positions when he became Central’s new AD. “I am honored to take over ...

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Klein set to begin at De Smet Jesuit’s first new soccer coach in 46 years

The only soccer coach in De Smet history stayed on the job for 46 years. Last spring, Greg Vitello retired after a storied career. As the Spartans coach, Vitello led the program to five state championships. John Stewart, athletic director for De Smet Jesuit, hired Josh Klein, a 1997 De Smet Jesuit graduate to serve as the school’s new varsity ...

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O’Connell set to be first new Kennedy soccer coach since 1984

There will be a new coach working the sidelines this fall for Kennedy boys soccer. Bob O’Connell, 34, is the head varsity soccer coach and will be the sixth boys soccer coach in Kennedy’s history. He is first new coach at Kennedy since 1984. O’Connell begins his tenure when the Celts host Lutheran St. Charles at 6:15 p.m. Thursday (Aug. ...

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Evans begins at new volleyball coach at Incarnate Word Academy

Volleyball coach Jean Evans looks to be busier this fall. The Westminster Christian Academy boys volleyball coach also will coach Incarnate Word Academy’s girls volleyball team. “I heard that IWA was looking for a coach, so I asked my friend, Lisa Orlet, about the position,” Evans  said. “Lisa coached there years ago and is now at McKendree (University).  She put ...

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Former Mizzou, Zumwalt West standout Moe among 10 players cut by Rams

  T. J. Moe did everything he could to stick in training camp this summer with the St. Louis Rams. But on Monday afternoon, the Rams decided to go another route. Moe, a Fort Zumwalt West standout and former Missouri star, was listed among the first 10 players cut by the Rams as the Rams whittled their roster down to ...

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Nadoz Bakery + Cafe serves up a full menu of healthy offerings + decadent treats

Inside Taubman Prestige Outlets in Chesterfield is a treat for all who love great food. Nadōz Bakery + Cafe, which has long satisfied customers at its Brentwood (The Boulevard-St. Louis) and Coronado Ballroom locations, opened quietly in February. Perhaps a little too quietly, says restaurant co-owner Kathy Becker. “Shoppers just happen upon us, but we’re really a convenient destination in ...

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Tate Matheny gets a taste of baseball on the world stage

Tate Matheny loves to play baseball and he got to see some of the world this summer doing what he enjoys most. Matheny, a Chesterfield native who will be a junior at Missouri State this fall, played on the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. The Westminster Christian Academy graduate had a productive summer for Team USA and played not only ...

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CYC youth baseball

The St. Joseph’s Manchester Crusaders are the eighth-grade CYC City/County Champions. All the boys are 14 years old. Eight of them attend school at St. Joseph Catholic School in Manchester while five of the remaining six are parishioners who attend local public schools, with one boy attending St. Alban Roe in Wildwood. “This is the first year all the boys ...

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Two schools named ‘National School of Character’ named

The Character Education Partnership (CEP) has named both Blevins Elementary and McKelvey Elementary as a 2014 National School of Character. The schools will hold this designation for five years and will be showcased in an annual publication and on the CEP website. The National School of Character program provides an opportunity to go through a rigorous process of feedback and ...

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