Mehlville School District News

Kiwanis Club aids Tree of Lights campaign

The Kiwanis Club of South County, with assistance from members of the Mehlville and Oakville high school Key Clubs, recently spent a day ringing the bell for the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights campaign. The Kiwanis Club sponsors the Key Clubs at the two high schools. Pictured, from left, are Greg Davidson and Sam Gandhi

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Filing for April election starts Dec. 12

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for municipal offices and school board positions up for election April 3. Up for election are the Sunset Hills mayoral post currently held by Pat Fribis, aldermanic seats in Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills, plus seats on the Lindbergh and Mehlville boards of education. Two seats

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Mehlville boys capture Southside Classic

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Mehlville High School varsity boys’ basketball team won the annual Southside Classic Tournament last weekend. Panthers head coach Andy Guethle said winning the tournament championship was a great start to the 2017-2018 season for his squad. “It’s my first time in my 15 years as head coach,” Guethle

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Greitens’ appointees oust Missouri education commissioner

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured above: From left, State Board of Education members Mike Jones and Vic Lenz, Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven and Affton Superintendent Steve Brotherton visiting an innovative internship program in March 2016 that allows Affton High School students to work at St. Anthony’s Medical Center and the Siteman Cancer Center.

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Forder Elementary bus hit by car, no students injured

No students were injured when a truck hit a Mehlville School District bus loaded with children headed to Forder Elementary Tuesday morning. The truck rear-ended the bus at about 8:30 a.m., Mehlville Director of Communications & Public Relations John Wolff said. No children on board the bus were injured, and they were only a few

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Mehlville band to play at music educators’ event

The Mehlville High School Symphonic Band has been selected as a performing group for the 80th annual Missouri Music Educators Association Conference that will take place Thursday, Jan. 25, at Tan-Tar-A Resort at Lake of the Ozarks. This is the fifth time the Mehlville Symphonic Band has been selected to perform at the MMEA Conference.

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Mehlville Board of Education holds listening session Tuesday

The Mehlville School District Board of Education will host a listening session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Margaret Buerkle Middle School Library, 623 Buckley Road, 63125. The library is located on the second floor of the school. District officials encourage the public to come ask questions and share their thoughts with members of

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Some Mehlville test scores up, but district lags behind peers

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District improved some of its state test scores this year, but it continues to lag behind other area districts at key grade levels and subjects despite an emphasis last year on improving test scores. Mehlville improved its math scores across several grades, but scores dropped in

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