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Mehlville Board of Education votes to start school year virtually

A Mehlville School District employee hands out emergency food boxes from Operation Food Search to students receiving grab-and-go meals while students are out of school during the pandemic.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

August 5, 2020

The Mehlville Board of Education voted unanimously in an in-person meeting Wednesday night to  start the 2020-2021 school year entirely virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rising cases in the St. Louis region.  The meeting took place in the William B. Nottelmann Auditorium at Mehlville High S...

Bayless looks at all-virtual school for first quarter of year

Students at Gateway Dance Conservatory rehearse for the studio’s first full-length production of
Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ in Pacific Nov. 23, 2019. Gateway is a nonprofit studio that meets at The
Pavilion at Lemay and provides underprivileged dance students with scholarships and other financial
aid, as well as inclusionary classes for students with special needs. Gateway performed ‘The
Nutcracker’ in December 2019 at Bayless High School. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

August 5, 2020

As coronavirus cases in the St. Louis region continue to climb, the Bayless Board of Education will vote at a special meeting Wednesday night whether to begin the 2020-2021 school year with all-virtual school. The Bayless School District board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug....

Hancock will go all-virtual to start school year, instead of five days a week in class

Incoming Hancock second-grader Aubrey-Nicholson, first-grader Makenna Kessler and second-grader Moussa Moftin read their brand new books together at the Bring Me a Book event in summer 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

August 5, 2020

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in St. Louis County, the Hancock Place School District will begin the 2020-2021 school year 100-percent virtual, the district said Tuesday, after initially announcing that it would offer a five-day-a-week in-person option. The Lemay school district's decision will...

PHOTOS: 9 Mile Garden opens for 28 days and has to close

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page attends the ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 Mile Garden, a food truck garden in Affton that claims to be the first in the state. The food truck garden officially opened July 3.

August 5, 2020

Missouri's first food truck garden, 9 Mile Garden in Affton, officially opened to the public July 3 after a long-anticipated wait. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, attended a ribbon-cutting event at the garden July 9 to commemorate its opening,...

South County Election Results: Page and Burns win

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, right, and his wife, Jennifer, head to the polls Tuesday morning in Creve Coeur to vote for Page in the Democratic primary. Jennifer Page was dressed in scrubs to head to her job at Mercy Hospital South.

August 4, 2020

A number of local primary races were decided in elections today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. Among the key races for South County, County Executive Sam Page earned a likely re-election bid over challengers Mark Mantovani and county Assessor Jake Zimmerman, and Rep. Bob Burns earned the Democratic nod to face...

Woman attacks employees at arcade who asked her to wear a mask

A sign on the front door of Incredible Pizza Company in South County Aug. 4  advises customers that they must wear a mask when inside the building at all times, except when eating or drinking.

August 4, 2020

A woman attacked three employees Sunday at America’s Incredible Pizza Company in South County, pushing, shoving and pepper-spraying them after she was asked to wear a mask, as required by St. Louis County mandate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police said the woman was part of a group that was as...

South County Election Day Guide August 2020

Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 4, 2020

A number of local primary races will be decided today, Tuesday, Aug. 4, and the Call Newspapers Election Guide is here to give you everything you need to know. New this year, you can vote at any polling place. To find your polling place and a sample ballot, click here. But who will you vote fo...

Mehlville unsure if students will be back in buildings in fall

A rainy day greeted students for their first day of elementary school in 2018 at Oakville Elementary.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

August 3, 2020

Most St. Louis County school districts release their reopening plans July 20, but at The Call’s press deadline the Mehlville School District had not yet decided whether it will return to school buildings in August. The two versions of Mehlville education that could happen this fall as COVID-19 cases r...

Affton School District will start school year entirely virtual

Affton School District will start school year entirely virtual

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2020

The Affton School District will begin the fall semester with 100-percent distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the district announced Saturday.  The Affton Board of Education voted unanimously 6-0 at a board workshop Saturday in favor of beginning the semester with 100-percent virtual l...

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