School News

‘Mehlville Listens’ seeks public discussion on strategic plan

The Mehlville School District is unveiling “Mehlville Listens,” the first five-year update to its first-ever strategic plan, and is asking for input from residents. Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, the district will be asking residents to share feedback about student preparation, teacher support, and effective and efficient operations. “We’re trying to get the community a

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County permits delay Mehlville’s summer projects, new bleachers

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Mehlville High School might not be able to play its first home football game at home after difficulties with St. Louis County permits and old sprinkler pipes led to a delay for the replacement of the school’s new football stadium bleachers. At the Mehlville Board of Education meeting Aug.

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Mehlville and teachers sign on for 4-percent hike

Pictured above: Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto and CFO Marshall Crutcher discuss the 2020 budget during a board meeting June 5, 2019 at Mehlville High School. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Negotiations between the Mehlville School District and teachers were extended this year due to new state laws

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Oakville Tigers Parents Club hosts music trivia night

The Oakville High School Tigers Parents Club will host a music trivia night to benefit OHS Friday, Nov. 8. The event will be held at Genesis Banquet Center, 2651 Telegraph Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m. In addition, there will be a 50/50 raffle. It is $250 to reserve

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New Oakville principal meets and greets

Pictured above: New OHS Principal Tamara Sunkett, left, greets parent Tim Ezell at a meet-and-greet last week with students and parents. New Oakville High School Principal Tamara Sunkett held a meet-and-greet with students and parents last week. Sunkett succeeds longtime Principal Jan Kellerman and comes to Mehlville from the Riverview Gardens School District, where she has

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Mehlville school, fire districts see a jump in assessed valuation in 2019

Pictured above: Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto and CFO Marshall Crutcher discuss the 2020 budget during a board meeting June 5, 2019 at Mehlville High School. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Like other political subdivisions in the South County area, the Mehlville School District and Mehlville Fire Protection

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Mehlville students raise money for BackStoppers at summer session

The students and staff of the Mehlville School District’s Summer Session raised more than $2,000 June 27 for BackStoppers. The elementary schools held a ‘PJs for Police’ fundraiser, and middle-school students did a Hats on for Police fundraiser. At Mehlville High School, students had a friendly fundraising competition, and the winning class received a pretzel

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Karl Guyer, the man behind Lindbergh’s facilities, is retiring

Pictured above: The Lindbergh Central Office at the former site of Johnny’s Market at Sappington and Gravois roads. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com One of the most significant officials in the footprint of Lindbergh Schools and the legacy of its school buildings is retiring from the district. Executive Director of Planning and Development Karl Guyer

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