Blades Elementary

Celebrating 100 days in 100 ways

Pictured above: To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. To celebrate the 100th day of school last week, Wohlwend Elementary students dressed like 100-year-olds. Across Oakville at Blades Elementary, classes celebrated the milestone by reading 100 books, searching for 100 things or doing 100 exercises, and Principal

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Positive ‘Rolls with Role Models’

It was a packed house at Blades Elementary last week for the fifth graders’ ‘Rolls with Role Models’ event. During this special breakfast, students read their guests an essay they wrote about them, and everyone enjoys cinnamon rolls and crossword puzzles together before the role models take a quiz asking if they’re smarter than a

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Students of all ages serve Mehlville’s ‘60plus’

The Mehlville School District’s “60plus” members joined the district last month for a total team effort of an event at Blades Elementary, with Blades choir students performing, Washington Middle School band members playing holiday tunes and culinary students from Mehlville High preparing a “terrific meal” and serving it to the guests. If you are 60

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Boy Scouts build Blades a new gaga-ball pit

Blades Elementary students are enjoying their new gaga-ball pit, built by Boy Scout Troop 824. Gaga ball is a dodgeball-style game where students attempt to make contact with other players’ lower legs with a soft ball. Oakville High sophomore Ben Horn, a former Blades student, recruited his Boy Scout troop to help build the accessible

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Blues mascot visits Blades Elementary School

Students at Blades Elementary School in the Mehlville School District enjoyed a special treat last week — a visit by St. Louis Blues mascot Louie. The visit was part of the hockey team’s Blues Bookworms program in which classes that reach certain reading levels win a visit by Louie.

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Mehlville adds interventionists to boost state math test scores

Pictured above: Mehlville’s new math interventionists on their first day on the job this week. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District is adding temporary math interventionists to six elementary schools that posted the lowest scores on statewide math tests, one of many initiatives the district is undertaking to increase scores. The

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Kiwanis Club honors Blades Terrific Kids

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently recognized these Blades Ele-mentary School students as Terrific Kids of the Month. The students were honored for their hard work and great improvement in effort, reading skills or work habits this year. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Taylor Adams, Karim Seck, Deveon Matlock and Brianna Gutierrez. Back

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Gallery: A look back at the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a month since the Great American Solar Eclipse! But our memories will last a lifetime. Check out our gallery of how everyone from County Executive Steve Stenger to school children to families in their backyards in Oakville celebrated the event we’ll all never forget.

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