Mehlville School District News

Student advisers receive scholarships

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines last week presented scholarships funded by the national superintendents’ organization to the two student advisers for the Mehlville Board of Education. Student advisers, pictured from left to right, Addie Martin from Mehlville High and Demi Elrod from Oakville High will receive $500 to support their post-secondary education upon graduation. The money

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Oakville High celebrates Homecoming

Oakville High celebrates Homecoming this week with a parade Friday and a dance Saturday. The Homecoming Court queen candidates are, front from left, Delaney O’Neill, Haedyn Kirkpatrick, Allison Streb, Nicole Schmitz and Madeline Spitznagel. The king candidates are in the back row: David Cormack, David O’Donnell, Enrico Jones, Samuel Gandhi and Connor Jones.

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Mehlville High celebrates Homecoming

The Mehlville High School Homecoming Court for 2018-2019 was honored last week. The students are front row, left to right, Anna Johnson, Monica Backer, Tori Dasher, Carly Herman, Carly Glaser, Loren Vandover. The king candidates in the back are, from left, Vincent Trosky, Austin Connelly, Harrison Hong, Edi Mahmutovic, Ryan Lively and Tristin Wilder.

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Two at Mehlville, Oakville named National Merit semifinalists

Pictured above: Oakville High senior Morgan Allen, right, with Oakville Principal Jan Kellerman. Mehlville High School senior Harrison Hong and Oakville High School senior Morgan Allen were named 2019 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists. Semifinalists represent less than 1 percent of U.S. high-school seniors and include students who scored the highest on the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National

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Gallery: Panthers win at honoring heroes

The Mehlville Panathers football team didn’t win against Fox last week in the two rivals’ annual ‘Huddle Up 4 Heroes’ game, but  both teams came out on top by raising money for Heroes Care, a local nonprofit dedicated to  supporting military families. The teams and local veterans carried in flags for the game. Above, the

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Forder Elementary evacuated due to possible fire; no fire found

File photo: These Forder Elementary School students participated in their school’s Hats On! fundraiser last year to help Texas families devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Forder Elementary students were evacuated Tuesday afternoon due to a possible fire in a bathroom, but there was no fire and students returned to class unharmed. The fire department was called

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Gaines presents 2018 Mehlville State of the District next week

Continuing an annual report to the community, Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines will make his yearly “State of the District” address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. The address will be held at Nottelmann Auditorium, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. District officials also hope to livestream the speech for those who can’t make it in person. This

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Mehlville High School ‘all clear’ after lockdown

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. High School was declared “all clear” after a lockdown Friday morning. School has dismissed for the day with no further incident. Officials received a report of a gun, but nothing was found after an extensive search, Superintendent Chris Gaines said. Police said that a gun could have

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