• Summer Won’t Be Endless: Minicamp Held

    Summer Won’t Be Endless: Minicamp Held

    Turnout is low as Junior Eagles clear the cobwebs   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net One of the first signs that fall is approaching can be seen at Norm West Park this week. The Brentwood Junior Eagles football program is holding a minicamp for students about to enter fourth grade through eighth grade. Two-hour sessions are […]

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  • Mayor Discusses Measures to Cut Crime

    Mayor Discusses Measures to Cut Crime

    Better lights, restricted access to some streets might help   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood Mayor Chris Thornton on July 11 released an open memo to the Board of Aldermen about a spate of crimes in the city over recent months. The memo was sent to The Brentwood Spirit, 40 South News and the Pulse […]

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  • Vandervoort Attends Scholars Academy

    Vandervoort Attends Scholars Academy

    Student Caroline Vandervoort represented Brentwood High School at the Missouri Scholars Academy from June 12 to July 2 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Founded in 1985, the academy gives Missouri high school juniors opportunities to expand their educational and social skills. This summer they each chose to study one of four subjects: math, science, social studies or humanities. “With this […]

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  • Alligators vs. Sharks? It’s No Contest

    Alligators vs. Sharks? It’s No Contest

    Brentwood swimmers rout Cherry Hills   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Both alligators and sharks have been in the news a lot lately for attacking people. But if the two were to fight each other, who would win? You’d probably say sharks. Not if they were wearing swimming trunks. The Brentwood Gators won big against the […]

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  • Debate Duo Among Top Third at Nationals

    Debate Duo Among Top Third at Nationals

    Craren, Saunders team up in public forum debate   Brentwood High School seniors Seamus Saunders and Theodora Craren recently finished in the top one-third in public forum debate at the National Speech and Debate Association’s national tournament June 12-17 in Salt Lake City. They advanced to the elimination rounds with a winning record in the preliminaries. The pair qualified for […]

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  • McGrath to Get New Entrance for Vehicles

    McGrath to Get New Entrance for Vehicles

    Cars to enter from High School Drive, exit at St. Clair Avenue   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net McGrath Elementary School students who travel to and from school by car, and walkers who live northeast of the building, will take a different route starting as early as this fall. The Brentwood Board of Aldermen on Monday […]

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  • Studio Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Studio Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    The Brentwood dance school the Studio Inc. celebrated its 25th anniversary at its spring show, “I Feel Like Dancing,” on June 4 at the Brentwood High School auditorium. Almost 100 students performed 36 numbers, followed by an award ceremony that included remarks from the founder of the studio, Kim Swanson, and the director Amanda Fedor, Swanson’s daughter. Said Swanson, “The […]

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  • Summer Won’t Be Endless: Minicamp Held

    Summer Won’t Be Endless: Minicamp Held

    Turnout is low as Junior Eagles clear the cobwebs   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net One of the first signs that fall is approaching can be seen at Norm West Park this week. The Brentwood Junior Eagles football program is holding a minicamp for students about to enter fourth grade through eighth grade. Two-hour sessions are […]

    continue reading »

     
     
  • Mayor Discusses Measures to Cut Crime

    Mayor Discusses Measures to Cut Crime

    Better lights, restricted access to some streets might help   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood Mayor Chris Thornton on July 11 released an open memo to the Board of Aldermen about a spate of crimes in the city over recent months. The memo was sent to The Brentwood Spirit, 40 South News and the Pulse […]

    continue reading »

     
     
  • Vandervoort Attends Scholars Academy

    Vandervoort Attends Scholars Academy

    Student Caroline Vandervoort represented Brentwood High School at the Missouri Scholars Academy from June 12 to July 2 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Founded in 1985, the academy gives Missouri high school juniors opportunities to expand their educational and social skills. This summer they each chose to study one of four subjects: math, science, social studies or humanities. “With this […]

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  • Miriam Switching Post Announces New Hours

    Miriam Switching Post Announces New Hours

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  • Junior Eagles’ Mini Camp Starts July 12

    Junior Eagles’ Mini Camp Starts July 12

    The Brentwood Junior Eagles football program will hold a three-session mini-camp July 12-14 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each evening at Norm West Park. Get warmed up for the 2016 season with skill training, football drills and fun. It’s open to all kids who are about to enter fourth grade through eighth grade. An attendee does not have to […]

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  • Alligators vs. Sharks? It’s No Contest

    Alligators vs. Sharks? It’s No Contest

    Brentwood swimmers rout Cherry Hills   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Both alligators and sharks have been in the news a lot lately for attacking people. But if the two were to fight each other, who would win? You’d probably say sharks. Not if they were wearing swimming trunks. The Brentwood Gators won big against the […]

    continue reading »

     
     
  • Debate Duo Among Top Third at Nationals

    Debate Duo Among Top Third at Nationals

    Craren, Saunders team up in public forum debate   Brentwood High School seniors Seamus Saunders and Theodora Craren recently finished in the top one-third in public forum debate at the National Speech and Debate Association’s national tournament June 12-17 in Salt Lake City. They advanced to the elimination rounds with a winning record in the preliminaries. The pair qualified for […]

    continue reading »

     
     
  • McGrath to Get New Entrance for Vehicles

    McGrath to Get New Entrance for Vehicles

    Cars to enter from High School Drive, exit at St. Clair Avenue   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net McGrath Elementary School students who travel to and from school by car, and walkers who live northeast of the building, will take a different route starting as early as this fall. The Brentwood Board of Aldermen on Monday […]

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  • Gators Beat MAC by 7 Points in First Meet

    Gators Beat MAC by 7 Points in First Meet

    In its first swim meet of the season, the Brentwood Gators edged Missouri Athletic Club 286-279 on June 13-14 at the Brentwood Swim Club. The meet was scheduled for June 13 but only 12 events were run before it was stopped due to an approaching thunderstorm. The remaining events were held June 14. The Gators, with about 150 swimmers, compete […]

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  • Studio Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Studio Inc. Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    The Brentwood dance school the Studio Inc. celebrated its 25th anniversary at its spring show, “I Feel Like Dancing,” on June 4 at the Brentwood High School auditorium. Almost 100 students performed 36 numbers, followed by an award ceremony that included remarks from the founder of the studio, Kim Swanson, and the director Amanda Fedor, Swanson’s daughter. Said Swanson, “The […]

    continue reading »