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PHOTOS: Mehlville teachers ‘visit’ students with parade

PHOTOS: Mehlville teachers ‘visit’ students with parade

April 3, 2020

In a possible farewell to the students they're missing, teachers from Wohlwend, Forder and Rogers elementaries held a makeshift parade in their individual cars and drove pasts students' homes. Students waved to teachers from their driveways to keep proper social distancing, next to signs wishing them...

PHOTOS: Mehlville School District provides grab-and-go meals

PHOTOS: Mehlville School District provides grab-and-go meals

April 2, 2020

The Mehlville School District began providing free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23. Free meals are available for pick-up Mondays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Wednesday, April 22 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road, and six other locations around the...

Mehlville School District enrollment declines as district ages

Mehlville School District enrollment declines as district ages

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

Enrollment in the Mehlville School District continues to decline, a trend that was confirmed by a demographic study last year after an initial study in 2017. The Board of Education approved a $27,463 demographic and enrollment study in June, which was conducted by Business Information Systems owner Prest...

Kelly Roberts named principal of Washington Middle School

Kelly Roberts named principal of Washington Middle School

April 1, 2020

Kelly Roberts will be the principal of Washington Middle School in the Mehlville School District beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. Roberts has been the assistant principal at WMS since 2017. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously voted in closed session March 11 to approve hiring Roberts...

Governments meet via video as virus spreads

Governments meet via video as virus spreads

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

As governmental bodies across the country grapple with how to conduct public meetings in the age of “social distancing” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, three local governments met virtually last week — the St. Louis County Council, the Mehlville Board of Education and the Crestwood Board of Alde...

Panthers’ championship dreams dashed in the state quarterfinals

Panthers’ championship dreams dashed in the state quarterfinals

Stephen Glover, For the Call

March 26, 2020

One of the last team sports games played in the country before the full shutdown for the coronavirus was a heartbreak for Mehlville Panthers basketball. After leading 21-20 at halftime in the Missouri Class 5 quarterfinal, the Mehlville High School boys basketball team suffered an 8-21 onslaught in...

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May

Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum postponed until May

March 25, 2020

The Mehlville Board of Education candidate forum originally scheduled for this week has been postponed due to the coronavirus and the postponement of the elections originally set to be held April 7. The candidate forum, co-sponsored by Call Newspapers, the League of Women Voters and the city of Green Park, ...

Drive-thru Chromebooks handed out as spring break ends

Drive-thru Chromebooks handed out as spring break ends

March 24, 2020

Mehlville School District students drove to school Sunday, but only to pick up their 1:1 Chromebook laptops for at-home learning during the COVID- 19 pandemic. ...

School districts offer meals during closure

School districts offer meals during closure

March 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3. Free meals will be available for pickup from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. Meals are only for students...

St. Louis school closures extended through April 22

St. Louis school closures extended through April 22

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2020

Students will remain at home for at least the next month after St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Louis City schools extended building closures through Wednesday, April 22. The extension is consistent with the stay-at-home orders issued in the county and the city over the weekend that also last through April 22. A stay-at-home order was ...

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