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Lindbergh, Mehlville school districts and library providing free meals for local children

A Mehlville School District employee hands out emergency food boxes from Operation Food Search to students receiving grab-and-go meals while students are out of school during the pandemic.

September 23, 2020

South County students and children 18 years and younger will be able to access a variety of grab-and-go meals from school districts and library branches through the end of the year. Both Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District are offering grab-and-go meals for students and district resid...

Tracking COVID-19

Tracking COVID-19

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 21, 2020

With most Mehlville and Lindbergh students still in all-virtual classes, the local school districts are closely tracking COVID-19 numbers to see when students can safely return to the classroom. Both districts are tracking various state and county data points to see where coronavirus trends are heading....

St. Louis County school districts, including Mehlville and Lindbergh, weigh whether to postpone fall sports as parents protest

The rain-delayed matchup between Lindbergh High School and Mehlville High School Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, had all the ingredients of a state playoff game, despite being the first week of the 2019 season. Mehlville fell to Lindbergh 17-10. Photo by Bill Milligan.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 15, 2020

St. Louis County school districts, including Mehlville and Lindbergh, are weighing whether to postpone fall sports to the spring as parents protest the county’s sports restrictions aimed at preventing COVID-19 among teenagers. Surrounding counties such as Jefferson and St. Charles have started their...

Mehlville’s State of the District continues in pandemic, with no audience

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines gives the State of the District speech in 2017.

September 14, 2020

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines will still make his “State of the District” address during a global pandemic, but the speech will be in a different format this year. The sixth annual "State of the District" is Gaines' annual report to the community on its school district. This year, the...

Oakville still adds more COVID-19 cases than any other ZIP code, but cases trending down from August highs

The St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force presented this slide Sept. 9, 2020, showing Oakville with the most cases of any other ZIP code in the 15-county region.

September 11, 2020

Oakville is again the ZIP code seeing the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the entire St. Louis metropolitan region, but the number of cases is down from the highs of a month ago. The St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force again singled out Oakville in data released Wednesday as the ZIP c...

Mehlville K-2 students will move from all-virtual to in-person school

An Oakville Elementary student the first day of school.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2020

The Mehlville School District is bringing back preschool and kindergarten through second-grade students for in-person learning in classrooms beginning Tuesday, Sept. 22, the district announced Thursday. The move follows St. Louis County’s switch Wednesday to recommend K-2 students resume classes in pe...

New Washington Middle assistant principal, Bill Murphy, is honored for time at Sperreng

Bill Murphy

September 10, 2020

A newly hired administrator was honored by Lindbergh Schools as he starts the school year as an assistant principal in the Mehlville School District. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously voted to hire then-Sperreng Middle School sixth-grade math and science teacher Bill Murphy as the assistant...

As students head to college, a look back at Mehlville High School’s 2020 graduation

Mehlville graduation 2020.

September 9, 2020

As students head back to college, we're taking a look at Mehlville High School's unique 2020 graduation, a socially distanced and masked ceremony held at Family Arena in St. Charles in July. See below for the video of the graduation and a gallery of the students. See photos of the ceremony b...

As students head to college, a look back at Oakville High Class of 2020 graduation ceremony

Students graduate from Oakville High School in a socially distanced in-person graduation Sunday. The district is not sure it will return to school in person in the fall.

September 8, 2020

As students head to college, we're taking a look back at the Class of 2020. Here is Oakville High School's masked graduation ceremony held in July at the Family Arena in St. Charles.     See the students graduate in a gallery below:     See the socially distanced drive-by parade through Oakville held for g...

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