Mehlville School District News

Man investigated for inappropriate contact with Lindbergh student also visited both Mehlville high schools

The Boy Scouts Police Explorer volunteer who was arrested Tuesday after inappropriate contact with a Lindbergh High School student also visited Oakville and Mehlville high schools in the last two weeks. Mehlville School District Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler sent an email to parents at the district’s two high schools Wednesday to let them know that

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Mehlville basketball scores a district championship

By Stephen Glover For the Call As the Mehlville High School boys basketball team enters its first Missouri Class 5 state sectional game this week, it’s hard to fathom that not one player on this year’s squad was born the last time the Panthers won a district championship. To put things into perspective, 22 years

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Mehlville listening session set at Oakville Middle School

The Mehlville Board of Education hosts informal listening sessions several times a year. The district calls it the “perfect opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts or concerns with members of the board” and adds, “We’d love your feedback!” The next two listening sessions are 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Oakville Middle School,

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Learning where STEM can take you

Pictured above: Jennifer Irvin of BJC talks to students at Margaret Buerkle Middle School about STEM jobs. All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been

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Gaines works up a sweat rebuilding a K-9 school in Puerto Rico damaged by Maria

Pictured above: Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines went ‘Facebook live’ from Puerto Rico while rebuilding Colegio Bautista in Juncos Jan. 24. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines is making his way across the Western Hemisphere as part of his duties as the president of the largest national superintendents’ association, including a trip to

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Mehlville ranks among top in Missouri on 2018’s test scores

Pictured above: Mehlville High School’s 2018 graduation ceremony.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Mehlville School District earned its highest scores ever on a statewide academic test in 2018, ranking the district among some of the highest performing public school districts in the state even as most districts saw scores fall with a harder

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Jason Landherr named new Mehlville High School principal

Jason Landherr will be the new principal of Mehlville High School beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, succeeding longtime Principal Denise Swanger. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously voted Feb. 7 to hire Landherr, who has served as an assistant principal at the school since 2012. Several highly qualified candidates applied for the position, and

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Celebrating 100 days in 100 ways

Pictured above: To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. Across Oakville at Blades Elementary, classes celebrated the milestone by reading 100 books, searching for 100 things or doing 100 exercises, and Principal

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