Shearwater High School, a charter school for high-school dropouts, opened in August of 2010 on the campus of Ranken Technical College. This morning it will celebrate its first nine graduates in a ceremony at Saint Louis University.
"I never thought I'd graduate," says Ashleigh Roseman, 21. "I was i ... More >>
Shearwater High School president and CEO Stephanie Krauss and Ranken Tecnical College president Stan Shoun, flanked by sponsors and well-wishers, celebrate Shearwater's opening.Last year Riverfront Times profiled several schools and organizations around St. Louis that were trying to deal with ... More >>
E. Desmond "Des" Lee, a lifelong Missourian and successful entrepreneur who leveraged his business success to fund arts and education, died today at St. John's Hospital. He was 92.umsl.eduE. Desmond "Des" Lee (1917-2010) with his wife, Mary Ann.According to a press release from his family, Lee ga ... More >>