School News

Fall Sports Preview published the 31st time

This week marks the 31st publication of Call Newspapers’ annual Fall Sports Preview, a cherished keepsake issue that highlights the fall sports at Oakville, Lindbergh and Mehlville high schools. Turn to Section B to read all about this year’s students and their sports endeavors. For longer game schedules, visit the schools’ websites for the most

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‘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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