Mehlville High School

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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Pantherettes Dance Team accomplishes strong finish in top 10 at nationals

Pictured above: The Mehlville Pantherettes.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville High School Pantherettes dance team took home three top 10 rankings after competing in the National Dance Alliance high-school dance competition in Orlando, Florida, in February. The Pantherettes, who until recently had never competed in the pom and hip-hop categories before, finished

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Man charged for sending photos to a student

A Police Explorer recruiter who visited multiple local schools was charged with multiple felonies after sending graphic photographs of himself to a student he met on a volunteer visit to Lindbergh High School. Eric Parks, 20, of the 490 block of England Drive in Festus, was arrested by the St. Charles Police Department and charged

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Man investigated for inappropriate contact with Lindbergh student also visited both Mehlville high schools

The Boy Scouts Police Explorer volunteer who was arrested Tuesday after inappropriate contact with a Lindbergh High School student also visited Oakville and Mehlville high schools in the last two weeks. Mehlville School District Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler sent an email to parents at the district’s two high schools Wednesday to let them know that

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Jason Landherr named new Mehlville High School principal

Jason Landherr will be the new principal of Mehlville High School beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, succeeding longtime Principal Denise Swanger. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously voted Feb. 7 to hire Landherr, who has served as an assistant principal at the school since 2012. Several highly qualified candidates applied for the position, and

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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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Kiwanians get in the spirit with Key Club

The Kiwanis Club of South County-St. Louis rang the bell for the Salvation Army Tree of Lights Campaign with students from the Mehlville High School Key Club. Pictured above with Key Club member Nicholas Karr are, left to right, Kiwanians Ed Kurmann and Chad Dickemper, who is executive director of planning and development for the

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Mehlville School District has 1:1 laptops for all its students, K-12

Pictured above: Isad Menkovic, a third-grade student at Oakville Elementary, completes a math lesson. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District now has a laptop for every student in the district from kindergarten through 12th grade. Superintendent Chris Gaines believes that makes Mehlville only the second

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Prop R funding maintenance of facilities around Mehlville

Pictured above: Workers make repairs and repaint the Mehlville School District pool. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District. By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter with Gloria Lloyd, News Editor Three years after voters in the Mehlville School District approved Proposition R, this summer was busy for the Mehlville School District as it upgraded various facilities

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