On Tuesday, March 12, Beaumont Career and Technical Education High School (801 North 11th Street; 314-231-3720) in downtown St. Louis plays host to Cooking up Change, a national health-focused student cooking competition managed by Chicago-based non-profit Healthy Schools Campaign. High-school culin ... More >>
Sitting on the former site of the Blumeyer Housing Project -- St. Louis' last housing project dedicated to families -- Chronicle Coffee (1235 Blumeyer Street; 314-534-0524) aims to revitalize the area in a way the housing project never could. The shop, which opened on February 22, serves coffee, smo ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, March 18. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
Image viaThis week, ten public schools hosted the I Lead Empowerment Tour run by the St. Louis non-profit organization Get Free. The group seeks to connect with young students and encourage them to make good decisions, including abstaining from bullying and drug use. "Everything with mentori ... More >>
A winning formula at hand? Depends on how you crunch the numbers.Daily RFT had the opportunity to hear Patrick Wallace, director of communications for the St. Louis Public Schools, speak at a meeting last night. As any St. Louis resident will tell you, the public schools remain perhaps the bigges ... More >>
Washington University is to pay a $15,000 civil penalty and spend an additional $45,000 on a supplemental project to help clean science laboratories of hazardous waste in several St. Louis public schools. The settlement follows an April 2008 inspection of the school's Danforth Campus and Schoo ... More >>
Opening for Old 97's. 8 p.m. Friday, June 6. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Is a Christian academy in Kansas City stealing St. Louis' high school basketball players?
Summer in school, summer not.
The Vashon High School Wolverines have won five state titles in the past eight years. But did they play by the rules?
That ends well
The Public High League once dominated the local gridiron scene, and suburban districts were perennial doormats. Now it's the other way around. Ever wonder why?
Everybody wants Hazelwood Central's Kalen Grimes and St. Louis' junior class of hoopsters. But recruiting in the city is a courtship dance and a high-maintenance affair.
The volunteer jurists running a truancy court for St. Louis get an up-close view of wayward kids, don't-care parents and war-zone schools. It's worse than they thought.
The Fairgrounds Park race riot of 1949 has been forgotten, just as racism in St. Louis continues to be denied
New school-board members Amy Hilgemann and Rochell Moore wanted to improve public education in St. Louis but ended up suing the district. The gridlock continues, but the schools remain the same.
Week of September 19, 2001
Local-rapper-made-good is really just a nice guy
Stephen Morrisette has left Beaumont High, but he's not done teaching
Torthel McClodden taught at one of the worst high schools in the city and loved it. Now they don't want him back.
The Shop 'N Save/KMOX Shootout promises a peek at the future of pro basketball
Week of November 1, 2000
At the finish of a 28-year career that includes 248 victories and four state titles, Sumner Bulldogs coach Larry Walls takes some parting shots at deseg -- which he claims has decimated the city's once-mighty Public High League