• Recurring Theme of Choir Concert: Furaha!

    Recurring Theme of Choir Concert: Furaha!

    By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Upbeat traditional spirituals and music from East Africa filled the Brentwood High School auditorium on Tuesday night as the BHS Choir presented its winter concert. With conductor Debbie Stinson and pianist Scott Schoonover, the 11-member choir sang spirituals in “Joshua Fit the Battle,” “Climin’ Up the Mountain, Children!” and “The Water [...]

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  • 8 From BHS Honored in Football, Soccer

    8 From BHS Honored in Football, Soccer

    Clay, Pryor-Hall named all-state; Saunders makes all-league 1st team By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Eight male athletes from Brentwood High School recently received postseason honors in football and soccer, including all-state, all-district and all-conference. The honors are determined by a vote of coaches. Football players on the list are seniors Kyle Pudlowski, Tyler Pryor-Hall, Alex Patton...

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  • McGrath Students Vocalize at Winter Sing

    McGrath Students Vocalize at Winter Sing

    All photos by Steve Bowman Grades 2-5 Let the Music Surround You Kindergarten On a Wintry Day I’ve Got Peace Like a River (Addicott) First grade Small Stars (Miller) Circle of Light (Emerson) Third-grade music makers We Have Got the Rhythm (Palubiak’s class) Jingle Bells (entire third grade) We Have Got the Rhythm (Ladyman’s class) Second grade Make New Friends [...]

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  • Unattended Car Stolen While Warming Up

    Unattended Car Stolen While Warming Up

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following incidents took place from February 1 to Dec. 14, 2014: Wednesday, Dec. 10 Power tools were reportedly stolen from an unlocked van parked at a business in the 2500 block of Hanley Road. A wallet was reportedly stolen from an unattended shopping cart at a business in the Brentwood Promenade. Tuesday, Dec....

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  • Girls Speed Things Up, Win First 3 Games

    Girls Speed Things Up, Win First 3 Games

    New up-tempo style buries opponents; more than 20 steals a game By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School girls basketball team has completed the first week of its 11-week regular season. If the first three games are any indication, the season could be a doozy. Not only are the Eagles 3-0 for the first...

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  • From ‘Silent Night’ to ‘Black Parade’

    From ‘Silent Night’ to ‘Black Parade’

    Band students play huge variety of styles at winter concert By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has a reputation for playing a wide range of music. One night it’s Beethoven. A week later it’s movie music. A week after that it’s a tribute to Frank Sinatra. Still, when it comes to variety, [...]

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  • Eagles Continue Fast Start, Rout McKinley

    Eagles Continue Fast Start, Rout McKinley

    New guy Jones scores 27, Sappington leads St. Louis in assists By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net It took a while, but Kevin Kullum finally allowed himself to smile. Almost a half-hour after the Brentwood High School boys basketball team had won its first home game of the season on Monday, Kullum walked back down from the...

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  • Recurring Theme of Choir Concert: Furaha!

    Recurring Theme of Choir Concert: Furaha!

    By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Upbeat traditional spirituals and music from East Africa filled the Brentwood High School auditorium on Tuesday night as the BHS Choir presented its winter concert. With conductor Debbie Stinson and pianist Scott Schoonover, the 11-member choir sang spirituals in “Joshua Fit the Battle,” “Climin’ Up the Mountain, Children!” and “The Water [...]

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  • 8 From BHS Honored in Football, Soccer

    8 From BHS Honored in Football, Soccer

    Clay, Pryor-Hall named all-state; Saunders makes all-league 1st team By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Eight male athletes from Brentwood High School recently received postseason honors in football and soccer, including all-state, all-district and all-conference. The honors are determined by a vote of coaches. Football players on the list are seniors Kyle Pudlowski, Tyler Pryor-Hall, Alex Patton...

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  • McGrath Students Vocalize at Winter Sing

    McGrath Students Vocalize at Winter Sing

    All photos by Steve Bowman Grades 2-5 Let the Music Surround You Kindergarten On a Wintry Day I’ve Got Peace Like a River (Addicott) First grade Small Stars (Miller) Circle of Light (Emerson) Third-grade music makers We Have Got the Rhythm (Palubiak’s class) Jingle Bells (entire third grade) We Have Got the Rhythm (Ladyman’s class) Second grade Make New Friends [...]

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  • Unattended Car Stolen While Warming Up

    Unattended Car Stolen While Warming Up

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following incidents took place from February 1 to Dec. 14, 2014: Wednesday, Dec. 10 Power tools were reportedly stolen from an unlocked van parked at a business in the 2500 block of Hanley Road. A wallet was reportedly stolen from an unattended shopping cart at a business in the Brentwood Promenade. Tuesday, Dec....

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  • Girls Speed Things Up, Win First 3 Games

    Girls Speed Things Up, Win First 3 Games

    New up-tempo style buries opponents; more than 20 steals a game By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School girls basketball team has completed the first week of its 11-week regular season. If the first three games are any indication, the season could be a doozy. Not only are the Eagles 3-0 for the first...

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  • From ‘Silent Night’ to ‘Black Parade’

    From ‘Silent Night’ to ‘Black Parade’

    Band students play huge variety of styles at winter concert By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has a reputation for playing a wide range of music. One night it’s Beethoven. A week later it’s movie music. A week after that it’s a tribute to Frank Sinatra. Still, when it comes to variety, [...]

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  • Eagles Continue Fast Start, Rout McKinley

    Eagles Continue Fast Start, Rout McKinley

    New guy Jones scores 27, Sappington leads St. Louis in assists By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net It took a while, but Kevin Kullum finally allowed himself to smile. Almost a half-hour after the Brentwood High School boys basketball team had won its first home game of the season on Monday, Kullum walked back down from the...

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  • New Coach, New Team Reach Title Game

    New Coach, New Team Reach Title Game

    Eagles come to within 4 points of winning Valley Park Invitational By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Imagine you’re the new boys basketball coach at a high school. The program you’re taking over has only one player who was a starter last year and he’s a sophomore. Certainly the fans will understand if you open the season...

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  • Novel Set in Brentwood, Summer 1956

    Novel Set in Brentwood, Summer 1956

    Author of ‘Going On Nine’ grew up near Brentwood By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Catherine Underhill Fitzpatrick has fond memories of growing up near Brentwood in the 1950s and early 1960s. She remembers going to the Brentwood Theatre and Tilles Park. She recalls “drooling over the candy displays at Deering Pharmacy in Brentwood Square.” She eventually [...]

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  • Girls Basketball Team Has New Look

    Girls Basketball Team Has New Look

    Rivera stronger, freshmen making waves, but 3 starters opt out By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Chris Jones is in a great mood, considering. He stood in the Brentwood High School gym on Monday afternoon, talking excitedly about his fourth season as the school’s girls basketball coach, which starts next week with home games on Dec. 8,...

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