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Prop S projects continue despite supply chain, budget challenges

Prop S projects continue despite supply chain, budget challenges

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor May 18, 2022

Despite challenges from supply chain disruptions and higher-than-anticipated costs, work continues in the Mehlville School District on Proposition S projects after the Board of Education approved two Prop...

Mehlville Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler joined a group of students eating lunch at Rogers Elementary to celebrate National School Lunch Week in October 2019.

Mehlville Board of Education sets summer school meal prices, will be reimbursed

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter May 12, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously set the district’s summer school meal prices April 28.  Breakfast is set at $2 for students, or 30 cents for students part of reduced meals program. Lunch...

Teacher Samantha Wanko talks to incoming kindergarteners at Bierbaum Elementary  in the Mehlville School District in August 2020 about procedures and Chromebook pickup.

Mehlville board and district teachers ratify 2022-2023 MOU

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor May 10, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously adopted the memorandum of understanding, or MOU, between the Mehlville School District and its teachers April 28.  The MOU had been ratified earlier the...

MFPD continues vehicle search, buys demo truck

MFPD continues vehicle search, buys demo truck

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter May 6, 2022

With inflation and supply chain issues hitting the vehicle market, the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors has had to change the way it purchases fire trucks and ambulances. The board...

Getting a ride to school in style

Getting a ride to school in style

May 3, 2022

Fifth-grade Lindbergh student Mira, pictured above, received a ride to Dressel Elementary School from the Mehlville Fire Protection District April 29. Mira won the ride in Dressel Elementary’s 2019 Moveathon...

Mehlville Fire tries to get ahead of supply chain issues with truck, ambulance purchase

Mehlville Fire tries to get ahead of supply chain issues with truck, ambulance purchase

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter April 29, 2022

The Mehlville Fire Protection District is working through supply chain issues which have delayed the procurement of administrative vehicles and ambulances.  At a March 2 meeting, Bob Zeit of Emergency...

Teacher Jennifer Osborn and her fifth grade class at Bierbaum Elementary.

Bierbaum Elementary class experiments, finds success with ‘looping’ grade-levels

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter April 26, 2022

One Bierbaum Elementary class was part of an unusual experiment this school year, following teacher Jennifer Osborn from fourth to fifth grade. Often in elementary school, students will be reassigned...

Mehlville Fire relaxes employee tattoo policy

Mehlville Fire relaxes employee tattoo policy

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter April 23, 2022

The Mehlville Fire Protection District relaxed its employee tattoo policy recently, going from a complete ban to an approval process. The new policy does not allow tattoos on the hands, face or neck...

The campaign committee for Mehlville School District’s Proposition S, Mehlville-Oakville United, hosted a donut drive thru Saturday, March 13 at Mehlville High School, Washington Middle School and Oakville Middle/Wohlwend Elementary. The event featured free donuts, “Yes on S” car painting and committee members dressed in costumes to raise awareness about the bond measure, the district’s first in over 20 years.

Board of Education approves bid for OHS secure entry vestibule

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 21, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education voted unanimously April 14 to approve a bid for restroom upgrades and the installation of a secure entry vestibule at Oakville High School, part of Proposition S facility...

Students from Buerkle Middle Schools woodworking class built benches to present in appreciation to former school board members Larry Felton and Kevin Schartner at the directors last meeting April 14, 2022.

Felton, Schartner honored at last Board of Education meeting

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor April 19, 2022

The Mehlville Board of Education said goodbye to one of its longest-serving directors, swore in two new members and named its president and vice president at a meeting last week.  New members Scott...

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