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Students in south county go back to school with new superintendents and principals

Students in south county go back to school with new superintendents and principals

August 25, 2018

Above, Oakville Elementary students Baileigh Holland, Logan Woods, Tommy Schoen and Hanna Backs walk into school together on the first day. Their school got a new principal, Kimberly Tooley. Students celebrate their first day School districts across south county had their first day of school last week. The...

Blues mascot visits Blades Elementary School

Blues mascot visits Blades Elementary School

January 29, 2018

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.

Mehlville adds interventionists to boost state math test scores

Mehlville adds interventionists to boost state math test scores

January 19, 2018

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 six new teachers...

Man charged with murder in quadruple killing of Mehlville student, family

Man charged with murder in quadruple killing of Mehlville student, family

December 20, 2017

A south city man accused of murder in a north county quadruple killing of a family in August knew his victims, including a 10-year-old student in the Mehlville School District, police said this week. Ja’Vonne Dupree, 20, of the 5300 block of Arsenal Street, 63139, was charged Dec. 16 with four cou...

Kiwanis Club honors Blades Terrific Kids

Kiwanis Club honors Blades Terrific Kids

November 9, 2017

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...

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

A student at Lindbergh's Dressel Elementary School looking through pinhole viewers, and witnessing the eclipse using the special eclipse glasses that were issued to each student.

September 23, 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...

Blades, Oakville elementary school students write to Santa Claus

Blades, Oakville elementary school students write to Santa Claus

December 17, 2013

Originally Published: 12/17/2013 Students from Blades Elementary School and Oakville Elementary School in the Mehlville School District wrote the following letters to Santa: Dear Santa, I am dying to see One Direction. Will you please get me two tickets and two backstage passes? You are the best. Yo...

Blades’ Milk Day

Blades' Milk Day

March 6, 2003

Blades Elementary educators find 'tasty' way to teach about nutrition Fifth-grade teachers at Blades Element-ary School recently discovered a "tasty" way to show their pupils the importance of nutrition when it comes to the milk group. The teachers conducted a "Got Milk?" day for their pupils with...

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