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With parents and a student sitting behind him socially distanced, Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines presents bond issue information to the Board of Education, including conceptual drawings, at
the Oct. 15, 2020, board meeting held in person at the Mehlville High School Library. The presentation was
‘very thorough,’ board President Kevin Schartner said. The meeting was also livestreamed.

Mehlville passes next five-year phase of district’s strategic plan

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor October 19, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education passed the next five-year iteration of the district’s strategic plan last month, after years of planning and gathering feedback from the community about what the next...

LHS seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corporation

LHS seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corporation

October 19, 2021

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced two Lindbergh High School students have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Commended Students are recognized...

The Affton School District held a vaccination event for its teachers and other staff members the first day teachers were eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 15. Other school districts like Mehlville and Lindbergh have also hosted events to vaccinate their staff.

COVID third leading cause of county deaths

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 19, 2021

After passing the 700,000th COVID death in the United States this month, St. Louis County released its annual death report showing that COVID was the third leading cause of death in the county in 2020.  The...

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

COVID infections in county declining, vaccination and booster rates rising

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 18, 2021

After implementing a new countywide mask mandate at the end of September, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced this week that infection rates in the county are declining while vaccination rates...

A hometown hero’s homecoming

October 16, 2021

Three-time Stanley Cup champion and South County’s very own Pat Maroon paid a visit to his alma mater Sept. 15 at Oakville High School, donning an OHS hockey jersey. Maroon won his third Stanley Cup...

Back in action at STEM Club

October 15, 2021

Students in the Rogers Elementary STEM club design marble runs Sept. 16 using their creativity to move a marble from one point to another at the first meeting of the new school year. The STEM club is an...

Normandy man charged with reckless driving resulting in childs death

Normandy man charged with reckless driving resulting in child’s death

October 15, 2021

A 32-year-old Normandy man has been charged in connection with a car crash that resulted in the death of a child. On Oct. 10 at approximately 5 p.m., Sunset Hills Police responded to Stoneywood...

LHS Teacher of the Year honored by state representative

LHS Teacher of the Year honored by state representative

October 15, 2021

State Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Oakville, above left, honored Lindbergh Schools 2021 Teacher of the Year Dan Dougherty, right, with a resolution for Dougherty’s commitment to education Sept. 28. Dougherty,...

Mehlville welcomes students back to class

Mehlville welcomes students back to class

October 14, 2021

Oakville Middle School cheerleaders greet buses as they arrive for the first day of school in the Mehlville School District Wednesday, Aug. 25. Like neighboring Lindbergh Schools, Mehlville is requiring...

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