Mehlville School District

Oakville band will ‘Take a Vet to D-Day’

Pictured above: Members of Lemay VFW Post 4223 purchased $500 of cards and presented the check last month to the students. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The Oakville band hopes to raise $500,000 to fund its trip to perform at the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy, France, in June. To get to that goal, Kathie

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‘Patribots’ qualify for regional robot tourney

Pictured above, left to right, back row: Bernard teacher/coach Erin Gaubatz, Kat Bucholtz, Alicia Rodriguez, Lily Rickard, Andrew Ruzicka, Justin Bradley and Bernard teacher/coach Lauren Mey; front row: Ian Tenschert, Kevin Buss, Andrew Brown, Noah Dobbins and Ryan Lisle. The Bernard Middle School Patribots, the school’s First Lego League team, advance to the Eastern Missouri

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Mehlville saves $1.8 million in COP refinancing

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Mehlville School District taxpayers will save more than $1.8 million over the next decade after the district voted to refinance bond-like certificates. Both the Mehlville School District’s Public Facilities Authority Board of Directors and the Finance Committee explored multiple options of how to repay the 2009 series of certificates

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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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Oakville girls turn shoes into clean water

Pictured above: Left to right, girls collecting shoes are: McKenna Brawley, Layla Jonas, Belle Bradshaw, DeLaney Brawley, Addalynn Ross, Erin Magee and Rylee Brawley. With a little help from her friends, sisters and the broader Oakville community, Point Elementary student DeLaney Brawley, 10, is turning old shoes into water for people in underdeveloped countries. DeLaney,

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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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Marshall the Miracle Dog comes to south county

Marshall the Miracle Dog, a three-legged abuse survivor pictured above with students from Point Elementary, and owner Cyndi Willenbrock shared their inspiring story this month at schools and the Sunset Hills Community Center. Marshall was rescued by the Humane Society in 2010.

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Mosaic Elementary gets outdoor classroom

Pictured above: Executive Director for Planning and Development Chad Dickemper,  right, along with a dedicated group of Mosaic parents, help build an outdoor classroom.  Look up the word ‘dedication’ in the dictionary and you’ll probably find a photo of the Mosaic Elementary parents who are building an outdoor classroom at the school right now. The Mehlville

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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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