Mehlville School District News

Oakville High journalism teacher earns award

Pictured: Oakville High journalism teacher Jeff Kuchno, right, holds the camera while OHS student Hannah Hoffmeister, middle, interviews local lawyer Mark Haefner after Haefner’s speech in support of Mehlville School District’s Proposition R at a Sept. 8, 2015 rally. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Oakville High School journalism teacher Jeff Kuchno has been selected by the

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OHS student honored for science research

Of 96 aspiring student scientists who attended the University of Missouri-St. Louis STARS program this summer, Oakville High School student Preethi Tumati is one of 32 students receiving special recognition for their outstanding research presentations. The Partnership of Research Institution’s Award for Excellence in Research is being presented to Preethi and other outstanding participants after

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Top rivals Oakville and Mehlville face off tonight

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Oakville Tigers and Mehlville Panthers varsity football teams will both face their biggest rival tonight — each other. The annual matchup kicks off at 7 p.m. at the Oakville High School field. Despite struggling so far this season, the Panthers’ 1-7 record means nothing against Oakville as that

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Mehlville enrollment down; trend will last

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District’s enrollment is down this year and will continue to fall in future years, according to projections from the district’s demographer. Enrollment for the year was officially taken on Sept. 29, and continued the trend of declining enrollment in the school district, which has decreased by

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Beasley Elementary conducts food drive

Beasley Elementary School in the Mehlville School District conducted its annual food drive last week. The drive, which took place from Sept. 25 through Sept. 29, was organized and advertised by the Future Leaders, Ambassadors and fourth-grade Junior Counselors. Food items collected include canned fruit, breakfast staples, canned pastas and noodles and boxed meals. All

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Things That Go keeps rolling

Parents As Teachers hosted its annual Things That Go event Saturday at the John Cary Early Childhood Center. Participants received a chance to see and touch fire engines, ambulances, construction equipment, school buses, police cars and even the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. A particularly huge hit with children was the Bubble Truck, above.

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Bierbaum students celebrate International Peace Day

Bierbaum Elementary School students celebrated the diversity of the Mehlville School District last week when the school hosted International Peace Day. Students from Samantha Wanko’s kindergarten class were among those participating in the event highlighting all of the cultures in the Mehlville community. From left, are: Elma, Safa, Chloe and Leila.

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Four Mehlville School District students named National Merit semifinalists

Four Mehlville School District students have been chosen as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists for the 2017-2018 school year. The honorees are Mehlville High seniors Grant Robertson and Joshua Richter, right, and Oakville High seniors Olivia Rauls and Conrad Bucholtz, above. An estimated 1.5 million students began the process of becoming a National Merit Scholarship winner

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