WHEN FIVE SECOND-GRADERS FROM WESTCHESTER ELEMENTARY were chosen to participate in Destination Imagination’s Global Finals? The contest is the largest creative thinking and problem-solving competition in the world. Pictured: ‘The Fire Dragons’ from Westchester Elementary School: Arlo Inman, Hamilton Frick, Colin O’Rourke, Nathan Sweeney and Griffin Young

THE LADIES OF THE FLEUR DE LIS presented the Most Rev. Robert Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, with a check for $60,000? In the last 53 years, a total of $2.702 million has been donated to SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. Pictured: Archbishop Carlson with Fleur de Lis debutants

THE ST. LOUIS CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY AND ST. LOUIS ROTARY CLUB donated 40 guitars to Lyon@Blow, a St. Louis public elementary school? The donation was a part of the Public School Guitar Initiative, which enhances existing music programs or encourages the development of new programs.

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY’S DEPARTMENT OF GERMANIC LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE hosted its 36th annual German Day? More than 800 students and teachers from 23 local high schools attended the event, which encourages students to participate in a variety of German language contests and activities.

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