Phone (314) 638-6330 | Fax 1 314 499-9058. [9] It was remade by Lifetime as a 2019 television movie, starring Aubrey Peeples as Bridget Moretti and Sarah Dugdale as Kelli Locke, characters based on Protti and Costas, respectively. Costas' murder was featured in Season 5 of Deadly Women and was the subject of Season 1, Episode 3 of Investigation Discovery's The 1980's: The Deadliest Decade. [citation needed], Costas' murder was featured in an episode of Killer Kids called Rumors & The To-Do List. [4], On June 23, 1984, Costas was lured with a phony invitation to a dinner for the Bob-o-Links, a sorority-like group at school. [3] When Costas could not reach her parents by telephone, Alex Arnold drove her home, noticing that a Pinto–the Protti family's car–was following them. She was a magnet student studying theatre and acting at Rainey-McCullers Performing Arts High School. She posted an Instagram photo with Ally Brooke in July 2020. © - use subject to the information collection practices disclosed in our Privacy Policy. Her first TikTok video to reach over 1 million views is a comedy skit about body spray. [1] According to Protti's later testimony, she had planned to take Costas to the party to befriend her, but Costas got angry when she was told that there was no dinner for the new "Bobbies". She launched her TikTok account in December 2019. 8309 Mackenzie Road, Affton, MO 63123. All paperwork needed to participate will be turned in electronically through Healthy Roster. Cathy Cartier, an English teacher at Affton High School, was named Friday as Missouri Teacher of the Year for 2012-13 by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Kirsten Dunst, remixed for your enjoyment. After attempting to confirm Protti's alibi, police suspected that the girl had lied. [citation needed], Protti claimed to have found the kitchen knife by chance, and her elder sister, Virginia Varela, testified in court that she kept that knife in her car to cut vegetables. She was a magnet student studying theatre and acting at Rainey-McCullers Performing Arts High School. Her superintendent Her first TikTok video to reach over 1 million views is a comedy skit about body spray. The graduates – 185 in all – walked across the stage and received their diplomas during an evening ceremony on May 29. [3] The Costases did not believe Protti's story – they asserted that nobody would use a butcher knife to slice tomatoes and that Protti, casually dressed on that evening, never intended to take Kirsten to a party but had planned to murder her. We're ready for our high school in-person learners this week! [8], In 1994, the story was made into a television movie entitled A Friend to Die For (also known as Death of a Cheerleader), with Tori Spelling as Stacy Lockwood, a character based on Kirsten Costas and Kellie Martin as Angela Delvecchio, a character based on Bernadette Protti. Miramonte High School: Parents: Arthur Costas (father) Berit Costas (mother) Background. Family Life. Trivia. [5] He thought that he was seeing a fist fight, but in fact Protti stabbed Costas five times with a butcher knife and fled. [3] The Costas' neighbors called an ambulance, but Kirsten was mortally wounded and died at a nearby hospital. [1][2], The daughter of affluent parents, Arthur and Berit Costas, she and her brother, Peter, grew up in the small suburban town of Orinda, California. [3] At the Costas home, Arnold, sitting in his car, saw Protti attack Costas. Additionally, Kellie Martin also had a small role. Her parents have appeared on her kristenware_ Instagram account. She has accumulated over 650,000 followers on the platform. 3:00 PM AT AFFTON HIGH SCHOOL PLEASE GO TO LOWER GYM/WEIGHT ROOM _____ Winter Tryouts are coming up. Students in Affton High School’s graduating class of 2015 were awarded 273 scholarships with a monetary value of $6.2 million, breaking the previous school total on record of $4.8 million in 2012. [citation needed], The Costas family left Orinda and moved to Hawaii in 1986. [3] Protti passed a lie detector test, but her alibi went unverified. Watch the whole movie now: More to come, don't forget to subscribe. [6], It took the police almost six months to find Costas' killer. [citation needed], Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Girl, 16, Convicted in Classmate's Slaying : Teen-ager Feared Victim 'Was Going to Tell People I Was Weird, "In a Deadly Explosion of Teenage Unhappiness, One Life Is Cut Short, Another Blighted by Murder", "Calif. murder suspect, 16, called polite, loving person", "FBI witness ties jealousy to Costas murder", "Protest over parole of schoolgirl's killer", "Chilling film examines 'Landscape' of murder", "Five murders and the movies they inspired",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 13 October 2020, at 04:24. [7], American filmmaker James Benning covered the aftermath of the murder in his 1987 documentary Landscape Suicide. Protti was sentenced to a maximum of nine years, but was released seven years later on parole. [3] Costas attended Miramonte High School, and was a member of the school's varsity swim team and the cheerleading squad. You will not be able to participate if your information is not in Healthy Roster. Following a conversation with an FBI officer who informed her that her arrest was imminent and that they knew she killed Kirsten, Protti wrote her mother a letter in which she made a full confession. The girls quarreled, and Costas fled to the home of Alex and Mary Jane Arnold, living nearby, telling them that her friend had gone "weird". Team Purple (Last Names A-K), we can't wait to see you tomorrow morning, and Team Gold (Last Names L-Z), we'll see you on Wednesday. She launched her TikTok account in December 2019. Associated With If you have not entered your information into Healthy Roster yet, you will need to do that before coming to tryouts. Affton High School is bright, shiny, and socially distanced. Popular social media star who is best known for the comedy skits she posts to her kristenware_ TikTok account. Kirsten Marina Costas (July 23, 1968 – June 23, 1984) was an American high school student who was murdered by her classmate, Bernadette Protti, in June 1984. [citation needed] Affton High School. Her parents have appeared on her kristenware__ Instagram account.