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Mehlville continues to provide meals to students during extended shutdown

Mehlville School District employees, seen above March 23, are handing out grab-and-go meals of breakfast and lunch to all children living in the Mehlville School District during the extended closure. The meals are available at seven sites.

April 6, 2020

Meals will continue to be provided to Mehlville School District students during the COVID-19 shutdown, during the extended school shutdown through April 22. Meals will be available for pickup at seven locations Monday through Friday. A new time schedule begins Monday, April 6. You can pick up mea...

PHOTOS: Mehlville School District provides grab-and-go meals

Mehlville School District employees, including Superintendent Chris Gaines, seen above March 23, are handing out grab-and-go meals of breakfast and lunch to all children living in the Mehlville School District during the extended closure. The meals are available at seven sites.

April 2, 2020

The Mehlville School District began providing free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23. Free meals are available for pick-up Mondays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Wednesday, April 22 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road, and six other locations around the...

Mehlville School District enrollment declines as district ages

Oakville Elementary students Baileigh Holland, Logan Woods, Tommy Schoen and Hanna Backs walk into school together on the first day in 2018.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

Enrollment in the Mehlville School District continues to decline, a trend that was confirmed by a demographic study last year after an initial study in 2017. The Board of Education approved a $27,463 demographic and enrollment study in June, which was conducted by Business Information Systems owner Prest...

Kelly Roberts named principal of Washington Middle School

Kelly Roberts

April 1, 2020

Kelly Roberts will be the principal of Washington Middle School in the Mehlville School District beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. Roberts has been the assistant principal at WMS since 2017. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously voted in closed session March 11 to approve hiring Roberts...

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May

March 25, 2020

The Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum originally scheduled for this week has been postponed due to the coronavirus and the postponement of the elections originally set to be held April 7. The candidate forum, co-sponsored by Call Newspapers, the League of Women Voters and the city of Green Park, ...

School districts offer meals during closure

School districts offer meals during closure

March 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3. Free meals will be available for pickup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. Meals are only for students...

St. Louis school closures extended through April 22

Students at Wohlwend Elementary in Oakville, above, along with Rogers and Forder, stood
outside their houses Sunday to wave as their teachers drove by in a parade.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2020

Students will remain at home for at least the next month after St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Louis City schools extended building closures through Wednesday, April 22. The extension is consistent with the stay-at-home orders issued in the county and the city over the weekend that also last through April 22. A stay-at-home order was ...

Students are now on their own for classes

Students at Wohlwend Elementary in Oakville, above, along with Rogers and Forder, stood
outside their houses Sunday to wave as their teachers drove by in a parade.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 24, 2020

Every school in South County, the state and seemingly the country is shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, with students forced to learn from home and parents trying to figure out how to replace teachers with little training or notice. All South County public school districts were on spring break ...

No election this summer for Bayless Board of Education

No election this summer for Bayless Board of Education

March 19, 2020

There will be no election this year for the Bayless Board of Education since three people, all incumbents, filed for the three open seats. The election, originally set for April 7, has been postponed until June 2 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Board President Jeffery Preisack and members Tom Wood a...

Mehlville School District will offer grab-and-go meals during COVID-19 shutdown

Mehlville School District will offer grab-and-go meals during COVID-19 shutdown

March 19, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3.  Free meals will be available for pick-up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road.  Meals are only for stud...

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