Principal News

Lindbergh High School

March 5, 2023

Parent eNote Week of March 6-12

Spirit Week and Assembly Students, this is a reminder that we will have a Spirit Week and Battle of the Classes this week! The theme is Candy Land!

Monday is "Sweet dreams" so wear your pajamas!

Tuesday is "Cotton Candy Day" so wear pink and blue!

Wednesday is your class spirit day. Freshman theme is beach/Hawaii; Sophomore theme is camo; Junior theme is USA; Senior theme is Rodeo/Cowboy/Cowgirland.

Thursday is battle of the classes so wear your class colors!!!!! Freshmen are white, sophomores are green, juniors are yellow, and seniors are black.

Friday is "Sweet sweats", so wear sweatpants and sweatshirts.

BOTC Assembly Students, this is also a reminder that we will have our final Battle of the Classes Assembly on Thursday. This will be a great chance for us to get together and have fun as a school. Please remember that attendance at the assembly itself is mandatory unless you have been given specific permission from our staff that you can be somewhere else. It is important to school safety that we can account for all students during this time. Students will report to their PAC for the assembly and they will keep their belongings in their PAC to be retrieved at the end.

Gateway House of Prayer Parking Students, please know that if you park in the Gateway House of Prayer Parking lot at the corner of Sappington and Lindbergh, you run the risk of having your vehicle towed. They have asked us to remind students that parking on their lot is prohibited.

LHS Summer School Lindbergh's 2023 Summer School program will be held June 5 - July 13, Monday - Thursday at Sperreng Middle School. The summer school booklet is attached which provides more specific details and class offerings (in-person and online). Summer school registration will open on Monday, March 13 using the following google form link:

Information is also provided on the last page of the booklet regarding online, asynchronous summer school via Launch.

Students Only PILOT Newspaper Survey Our PILOT newspaper is doing a story on school safety and would love your feedback on the following survey:


FINAL WEEK to Register for the LHS Talent Show!

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Hey Lindbergh, Got Talent?? It's the final week to sign-up for the LHS Talent Show, taking place on April 21st. Register your act for a chance to win CASH PRIZES! $250 will go to the winner in the individual category, and $400 to the winning group performance, with additional prizes for 2nd and 3rd place, and "audience choice." To register your act, click the link: Registration closes Saturday, March 11th!
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Lindbergh High School Prom 2023 Prom this year will be held on April 29th at St. Louis Union Station. Tickets will be sold in person for CASH ONLY on March 14th, 15th, and 16th. Tickets will be 75 dollars on March 14th and go up to 85 dollars after that. There will also be an online option to pay with a debit or credit card. More information will be coming in the next few weeks. Please email Mr. Piontek at with any questions. Flyer

Board of Education Candidate Forum is March 13

The League of Women Voters of Metro St. Louis will host a candidate forum for Lindbergh Schools Board of Education candidates on Monday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the boardroom at Central Office.

This event is open to the public, and will also be streamed live and uploaded to the district's YouTube channel. The forum can be viewed by visiting

Five candidates have filed for three 3-year terms on the Lindbergh Schools Board of Education. Their names will appear on the April 4 ballot as follows:

  • Matt Alonzo

  • Christy Watz

  • Andrew Lawson

  • Paul Leinweber

  • David Randelman

Residents are invited to submit questions electronically or in person at the forum.

In addition, all five candidates completed a Q&A for district residents that is available on the district website.

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2023-24 New Student Registration - Now Open!

Do you have an incoming kindergarten student in your family, or do you know someone who will be new to the district next year? Lindbergh Schools is now registering new students in grades K-12 for the 2023-24 school year!

Additional information can be found at

Kindergarten Registration Dates

  • March 6-10: Dressel

  • March 13-17: Sappington

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Congratulations, 2023 Lindbergh Leaders

Congratulations to this year’s class of Lindbergh Leaders! These deserving individuals will be honored during a banquet on April 14, at Royale Orleans. The Lindbergh Leader Award is the district's highest honor in recognition of leadership and service, and we are proud to celebrate these outstanding individuals.

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Calling All Musicians! LHS Musicthon Seeks Performers

The Lindbergh High School Band program is hosting its annual Musicthon event, a 36-hour-long concert with the goal of raising money to fight pediatric cancer, and they need all the help they can get! If you are a musician interested in sharing your talents for a good cause, please consider participating. This year, the event will be held in the LHS Commons, from 7 a.m., March 31 until 7 p.m. April 1, and all money donated benefits Alex's Lemonade Stand, To perform at this event, please fill out the signup form below. Thank you!

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Learn About School Employment Opportunities for 2023-24

If you or someone you know are interested in working in St. Louis area public schools, please register for the Missouri Association of School Personnel Administrators job fair from 5-7 p.m. on March 9. This event is for any certified teacher or administrator looking to network with St. Louis area local school districts. Recent graduates and experienced certified staff are all welcome.

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Start Planning Your Summer With Us!

Join us at Lindbergh this summer for fun, friends and a variety of learning opportunities designed to keep your kids active, engaged and entertained.

Lindbergh Schools recognizes the importance of supporting student learning during the summer months. This includes academic remediation for specific content areas, as well as specialized programs for early childhood education, enrichment, music, school-age child care and youth sports.

To learn more, please visit
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Do You Have a Heart for Service? The Lindbergh Schools Foundation is seeking applicants for their Foundation Junior Board. Current eighth-graders through current juniors are invited to apply to be a part of next year's board. Applications are due by Sunday, April 4. Application form can be found here.

St. Louis County Apprenticeship and Career Pathways Showcase Please consider attending the 2nd Annual St. Louis County Apprenticeship & Career Pathways Showcase. The Showcase is geared towards families and students in grades 6-12. Exhibitors include representatives from key career pathways, including healthcare, transportation, advanced manufacturing, construction, culinary, hospitality, information technology, and public safety.

Attendees will get to experience a variety of careers through demonstrations and discussions at one remaining event:

  • March 11 - South Tech High School

For questions regarding the Showcase, please contact Chantal or Andi.
Join Our PTG
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Holiday House Tour Recruitment This year will be the 45th Lindbergh Holiday House Tour and Boutique! Hundreds of people show up to tour the beautiful homes and shop at the craft boutique.

It is a community effort to make sure everything runs smoothly. We could use your help! We have a lot of volunteer opportunities available. Take a look and see where you could step in to help make this happen!

We have not been able to have this event since 2019 due to Covid. Let's make it a spectacular time for everyone!

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Project Graduation Tickets Available Seniors…Tickets are now available to purchase for the post-graduation party.

Teacher of the Month Student Council is offering a chance to nominate a teacher for recognition each month at LHS, as well as an LHS staff member.
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Shout Outs

Congratulations to all the LHS players who competed in the Varsity, JV1, and JV2 state championships! We had a fantastic week of championship racquetball, and the results showed.

The Boys Varsity team finished in THIRD PLACE!

The Girls Varsity team finished in THIRD PLACE!

The following players earned medals at the state championship:

-Mackenzie Moon won first place in Girls Varsity #5 (and is a STATE CHAMPION!)

-Madeline Pacanowski won first place in Girls JV2 #1 (and is a STATE CHAMPION!)

-Jack Fredrickson won second place in Boys Varsity #2

-Jonathan Bell won second place in Boys Varsity #3

-Ethan Willingham won third place in Boys Varsity #4

-Luke Wolf & Erik Wagner won third place in Boys Varsity Doubles

-Eli McCulley won second place in Boys JV1 #1

-Vincent Paino won second place in Boys JV2 #1

-Nick Morrison won second place in Boys JV2 #4

Please congratulate these students if you see them!

Congratulations to the following seniors who were named National Merit Finalists!

Benjamin Koberlein

Chinmay Kumar

Nathan Liebetrau

Douglas Sachs

Madison Sweet

Cooper Terrill

The following Girls Wrestlers have been awarded All-Conference Honors this Season:

1st Team 115 - Audrey Scherer (JR)

1st Team 135 - Kaylin Homfeld (SR)

1st Team 190 - Ellie Poulette (JR)

2nd Team 125 - Leila Hobson (SR)

Honorable Mention 110 - Natalie Ford (SR)

Sportsmanship Award - Kate Jackson (SR)

The following Boys Wrestlers also received All-Conference recognition:

1st Team 144 - Aden Solomon (JR)

Sportsmanship Award - Miguel Wassilak (JR)

Please congratulate our LHS orchestra students on their outstanding performances yesterday at the MSHSAA Large Ensemble Orchestra Festival. Lindbergh was the only school to bring three orchestras to this competition, and all three groups received the highest rating of "Exemplary" for their performances. All students performed beautifully, and we also received compliments on the professional way they behaved and presented themselves throughout the event.

The LHS Speech and Debate Team would like to recognize the following students for their district performances at Ladue High School this weekend:

Varun Gowrisanker and Junyoung Park: Public Forum Debate

Brooke McKenney: Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Simon Mowrey and Sapphire Nguyen: Duo Interpretation

Roniel Randelman: Poetry Reading

And a HUGE Congratulations to sophomore Lara Pimentel for placing third in the district, and advancing to the state tournament for her Original Oratory piece: “Lights, Camera, Action!”

Way to go, LHS S&D!!!

Upcoming Events -- Athletics (3/6/23 - 3/11/23)

Friday: (3/10)

JV Boys Water Polo in Parkway West Cowbell JV Classic

5:30 PM V Girls Lacrosse Jamboree at Lafayette

Saturday: (3/11)

JV Boys Water Polo in Parkway West Cowbell JV Classic

Fundraisers and Community Events
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PG2023 'Cards For A Cause' Fundraiser: Help our seniors have a fantastic PG2023 event on the night of graduation! PG2023 earns an easy $13/box by selling greeting card collections. Buy 30 or 50 for $30 and you’ll never have to run to the store again to pay $4/card! 5 different card sets to choose from (Thanks & Blanks, Holidays, Kids Birthdays, two All Occasions). Sale has been extended thru SATURDAY, March 11th –- please pass this flyer & link on to your friends and family!

View, order, & pay here: Detailed views of each collection are within this Google link. If you have any questions, please contact Ame Krippner (
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FORTE Fundraiser Lindbergh FORTE, the parent-teacher group for the 4th through 12th grade Lindbergh strings program, is orchestrating (pun intended) its biggest fundraiser of the year! If you are interested in supporting this WICKED fundraiser, please visit the Lindbergh FORTE website (link below) for more information!

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