Mehlville School District News

Gaines takes office as national president

Pictured above: Mehlville Board of Education member Tori Behlke, left, shows off the bow tie she sported in honor of Superintendent Chris Gaines at the July 19 meeting. The entire board surprised Gaines by tying bow ties around their neck at the beginning of the board meeting to congratulate him on his recent installment as the

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Oakville football team practices with Marines during boot camp

Pictured above: From left to right, Oakville football players Josh Jones, Fred Caruthers and Jacobi Woods swing kettle bells during the bootcamp. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call One of the keys to success in high-school football is being prepared both on the field as well as in the weight room.

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Mehlville weighs a district civility policy

Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District is deciding whether to implement a policy on civility that would allow the district to boot belligerent visitors from school grounds. Mehlville’s Policy Committee went over the possible new policy in a meeting June 19. The committee, comprised of Board of Education members, administrators and teachers,

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Mehlville’s GRATE Summer Academy students help community with service

Pictured above: Students Jason Zheng, left, and Taylor Phan hold a floral centerpiece they created for the residents of Sherbrook Village. Photo by Bill Milligan. Students in Mehlville School District’s GRATE (Gaining Real Achievement Through Enrichment) Summer Academy raised almost $1,800 to contribute to local charities and families in need. At Bierbaum Elementary School and

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Three local schools named National Schools of Character

Three local schools were among the 17 Missouri schools and 73 schools nationwide to receive the 2018 National School of Character Award from Character.org, a nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world. All three schools — Long Elementary in Lindbergh Schools and Beasley Elementary and Mehlville High School in

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Oakville Elementary gets new principal from Hillsboro

Oakville Elementary School will be led by the current principal of Hillsboro Elementary School. The Mehlville Board of Education voted Thursday night to hire Kimberly Tooley to lead Oakville Elementary, with a contract term starting July 1. Tooley has been an administrator at Hillsboro Elementary School for the past eight years, and she has served

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Mehlville Class of 2018 finishes strong

Mehlville High School saw more than 400 students graduate last week in a June 1 ceremony at Family Arena in St. Charles. The students, clad in their school’s signature green and white, threw their mortarboards in the air at the end of the ceremony.

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