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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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Fitz’s opens second location in south county

St. Louis favorite Fitz’s Root Beer has a new home in south county after the company opened a second location at 5244 S. Lindbergh Blvd. last week. The 220-seat restaurant, dubbed Fitz’s SoCo, is open for lunch and dinner, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and

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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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County’s newest officials sworn in Jan. 1

    The new and returning officeholders in St. Louis County were set to be sworn in at noon Tuesday, Jan. 1 — after the Call went to press. In a change from tradition, the ceremony was set to happen outdoors at Memorial Plaza outside the county Administration Building and Police Department. County Executive Steve

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All aboard the Polar Express in Oakville

Some lucky Point Elementary students hopped on the Polar Express before they left for winter break in an annual tradition that dates back a dozen years. The Mehlville School District posted, ‘The kids love it….the teachers do, too,’ as they get to serve the children hot chocolate Polar Express-style. Taking the tickets was ‘Conductor’ John

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Blues hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

Pictured above: St. Louis Blues players, including Oakville’s very own Pat Maroon, right, and Jordan Binnington, visited SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital during the holiday season to visit patients, including the girl above going into surgery. See more photos below. Photos by Erin Achenbach.    The Blues will also hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

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Mehlville choir entertains in concert series

Pictured above and below: The Mehlville High School Choir Select Ensemble performed popular holiday tunes for a full house under the rotunda at the Old Courthouse in St. Louis Dec. 12. The show was part of the Old Courthouse’s free holiday concert series. The Mehlville choir has been performing at the courthouse during the holidays

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South county plus north city equals holiday joy

As it has for more than a decade, Mehlville High School’s National Honor Society created boxes for the ‘Shoe Box Project’ to give to students at Clay Academy of Exploration and Civics in St. Louis Public Schools, above. Students from schools throughout Mehlville contributed gifts like toys, pens, markers, mittens and hats.

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