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Mehlville Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler joined a group of students eating lunch at Rogers Elementary to celebrate National School Lunch Week in October 2019.

Mehlville Board of Education sets summer school meal prices, will be reimbursed

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 12, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously set the district’s summer school meal prices April 28.  Breakfast is set at $2 for students, or 30 cents for students part of reduced meals program. Lunch...

Teacher Samantha Wanko talks to incoming kindergarteners at Bierbaum Elementary  in the Mehlville School District in August 2020 about procedures and Chromebook pickup.

Mehlville board and district teachers ratify 2022-2023 MOU

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor May 10, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously adopted the memorandum of understanding, or MOU, between the Mehlville School District and its teachers April 28.  The MOU had been ratified earlier the...

Teacher Jennifer Osborn and her fifth grade class at Bierbaum Elementary.

Bierbaum Elementary class experiments, finds success with ‘looping’ grade-levels

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter April 26, 2022

One Bierbaum Elementary class was part of an unusual experiment this school year, following teacher Jennifer Osborn from fourth to fifth grade. Often in elementary school, students will be reassigned...

The campaign committee for Mehlville School District’s Proposition S, Mehlville-Oakville United, hosted a donut drive thru Saturday, March 13 at Mehlville High School, Washington Middle School and Oakville Middle/Wohlwend Elementary. The event featured free donuts, “Yes on S” car painting and committee members dressed in costumes to raise awareness about the bond measure, the district’s first in over 20 years.

Board of Education approves bid for OHS secure entry vestibule

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 21, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education voted unanimously April 14 to approve a bid for restroom upgrades and the installation of a secure entry vestibule at Oakville High School, part of Proposition S facility...

Students from Buerkle Middle Schools woodworking class built benches to present in appreciation to former school board members Larry Felton and Kevin Schartner at the directors last meeting April 14, 2022.

Felton, Schartner honored at last Board of Education meeting

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 19, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education said goodbye to one of its longest-serving directors, swore in two new members and named its president and vice president at a meeting last week.  New members Scott...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

School board will revisit project list for Proposition S

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 14, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education will consider a revised list of Proposition S projects when it meets again this month due to supply chain issues and higher-than-anticipated costs.  Prop S, a $35 million...

Soup Kitchen Club serves St. Patrick Center

April 8, 2022

The Oakville High School Soup Kitchen Club prepared and served meals to 20 women at the St. Patrick Center last week. The St. Patrick Center is a non-profit organization established to combat homelessness...

Upgrades at Beasley Elementary School, 3131 Koch Road, include a secure entry vestibule, four restroom fixtures to bring it into ADA compliance, outdoor lighting, additional restrooms, additional parking, roof work, HVAC work and widening the entry road to the school.

Bid approved for Beasley kitchen ceiling replacement

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter April 8, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education voted March 17 to approve a bid to fix the kitchen ceiling at Beasley Elementary. Director of Facilities Mike Gegg said the ceiling is original to the building, which...

An aerial view of an existing office building that could become the new Mehlville Central Office at 2900 Lemay Ferry Road, from the real-estate listing in March 2021.

Panel recommends Mehlville Central Office plan

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter April 7, 2022

Mehlville School District’s plan for a new central office was recommended for approval by the St. Louis County Planning Commission March 14. The new location is four acres at 2900 Lemay Ferry Road,...

Voters line up to vote at Rogers Elementary in Oakville Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.

April 5 Election Results: Here’s who and what won in South County

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 6, 2022

These are the final, unofficial election results for South County from the April 5 election, with 100 percent of precincts reporting. Look for continuing coverage this week online and in print.  The...

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