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Oakville boys swim finishes 13-4, sends nine swimmers to state competition

Oakville boys swim finishes 13-4, sends nine swimmers to state competition

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff reporter November 28, 2021

The Oakville boys swim team continued their run of excellence this year, finishing 13-4 and second in conference to qualify nine swimmers for state. Five of the nine qualifying swimmers were seniors,...

Mehlville Board of Education approves Rogers HVAC bid, part of Prop S upgrades

Mehlville Board of Education approves Rogers HVAC bid, part of Prop S upgrades

By Lucas Irizarry and Erin Achenbach November 27, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously accepted a bid Nov. 17 to renovate HVAC systems at Rogers Elementary. The bid was the lowest the district received at $1.49 million from Integrated Facility...

Lutheran South High to build expansive performing arts center thanks to donation

Lutheran South High to build expansive performing arts center thanks to donation

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter November 26, 2021

After a large donation from the Darren C. Jubel Charitable Foundation, Lutheran High School South in Affton now has the means to construct a large new performing arts center on campus. The donation...

Lindbergh residents continue bid for book ban, Mehlville could follow

Lindbergh residents continue bid for book ban, Mehlville could follow

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter November 25, 2021

Last month, Lindbergh parents began the process of an official challenge of 15 books in the high school library, mostly chosen for graphic sexual content. The challenge was again the focus of non-agenda...

Lindbergh refinances Prop G bonds, will save taxpayers millions of dollars

Lindbergh refinances Prop G bonds, will save taxpayers millions of dollars

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter November 17, 2021

The Lindbergh Board of Education voted unanimously Oct. 21 to refinance Proposition G general obligation bonds, which at current low interest rates would save taxpayers approximately $4 million in the...

Larry Felton speaks at a 2018 meeting while wearing a bowtie.

Board of Education discusses legislative priorities ahead of next year’s session

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor November 3, 2021

The Mehlville Board of Education is in the process of establishing its legislative priorities for the 2022 Missouri legislative session. The Board of Education reviewed a list of priorities that will...

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 may vote soon on first set of Prop S bid packages

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor November 2, 2021

The Mehlville School District is finalizing concept plans for Proposition S facility upgrades and the Board of Education may soon be voting on the first set of bid proposals. At the Board of Education...

Concord Elementary students pose for a back-to-school photo Friday, Aug. 28, 2020.

Speaker series explores equity, inclusion efforts

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 29, 2021

Lindbergh Director of Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Jeremy Mapp hosted a presentation Oct. 20 as part of the district’s “Speaker Series” to focus on professional development and to field questions...

Mehlville graduation 2020.

Mehlville resumes speaker series next month

October 29, 2021

The Mehlville School District is hosting the second installment of its speaker series focusing on its “Portrait of Graduate” with the second event set for Wednesday, Nov. 10.  The event, titled...

Several books in Lindbergh High School library under fire by parents

Several books in Lindbergh High School library under fire by parents

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021
Books challenged include The Handmaid’s Tale, others
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