School News

Mehlville approves free universal breakfast at Forder Elementary

Pictured above: Forder Elementary School students participate in their school’s Hats On! fundraiser to help Texas families devastated by Hurricane Harvey in 2017. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved to continue the pilot universal free breakfast program at Forder Elementary through the end of the school year after a

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Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh’s Prop R

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to support Lindbergh School’s Proposition R, a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue, at its March 12 meeting. The resolution passed unanimously, with Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding abstaining from the vote due to his employment with Lindbergh Schools. “With the security and the tech upgrades, the

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Affton School District changes up start times

Pictured above: Gotsch Intermediate School third-graders in the Affton School District practice wearing their eclipse glasses on the second day of school in 2017. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Affton School District will have new start times for the 2019-2020 school year after the Affton Board of Education unanimously

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VIDEO: Forder students showcase multiple languages

Pictured above: Students presented to the Mehlville Board of Education in some of the languages represented at Forder. Pictured above in the first row from left to right are: Lily Fairchild, Alaa Fahad, Minela Kafedzic, Lili Magana, Elise Barbier, Levi Pham. In the back row from left to right, are Whitney Maus, Forder principal, and

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Women in History: Samantha Apple is blazing the way for new female wrestlers, all the way to state finals

Pictured above: Samantha Apple takes 4th place at the state wrestling tournament.  By Bill Milligan For the Call In south county’s own version of the movie “Fighting with My Family,” a female wrestler at Mehlville High School is trailblazing her way through competition after competition, inspired by her wrestling family. MHS junior Samantha Apple finished

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Local lawmakers honor test success by Mehlville School District, Gaines

Pictured above: Rep. Michael O’Donnell, Rep. Jim Murphy and Rep. David Gregory present Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines with a Missouri House resolution praising Mehlville’s APR of 99.6. The Mehlville School District is receiving high praise from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. DESE awarded the Mehlville School District an APR score of 99.6

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