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Oakville High School installs new field turf

Oakville High School's newly installed turf, as seen in summer 2018.

June 24, 2018

Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. In addition to Mehlville High School’s new gym floor and pool repairs, the Mehlville School District is busy this summer installing new turf on their home football field at Oakville High School.

Oakville Elementary principal to head to Central Office to direct its strategy

Oakville Elementary principal to head to Central Office to direct its strategy

May 22, 2018

Longtime Oakville Elementary Principal Chad Dickemper is moving to Central Office to oversee the Mehlville School District’s strategy and data efforts as its new executive director for planning and development. Dickemper has been the principal of Oakville Elementary since 2009, after spending his ...

Mehlville adds cars and cameras, still focusing on schools’ security

Mehlville adds cars and cameras, still focusing on schools’ security

May 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com School security is still a top focus of the Mehlville School District months after attention heightened on the issue nationally due to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Among the school districts in the county that are only served by...

Gravois Kiwanis honor Terrific Kids, South County Kiwanis honor students

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May 15, 2018

The Kiwanis Club of South County - St. Louis is honoring two Mehlville School District students as its Outstanding Students of the Month for May. Sophie Blick of Oakville Middle School was given the honor. Ruth Hollander of Washington Middle School was also given the honor. Both students are in the Me...

Mehlville moves graduation to Chaifetz Arena next year

Mehlville moves graduation to Chaifetz Arena next year

May 10, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District is trying a new location for its graduation ceremonies next year. The Board of Education last month unanimously approved switching the location of 2019 graduation ceremonies for Oakville and Mehlville high sch...

Mehlville elementary students compete in high-school robotics competition with Boeing

Mehlville elementary students compete in high-school robotics competition with Boeing

May 8, 2018

The Mosaic Minds Robotics Club at Mosaic Elementary, the school of innovation in the Mehlville School District, competed against high-schoolers in the Boeing Engineering Glider Challenge at Washington University last week. The team, comprised of third- and fourth-graders, was the only elementary team particip...

John Cary Early Childhood Center named as the top early-childhood program in state

John Cary Early Childhood Center named as the top early-childhood program in state

May 2, 2018

The Mehlville School District’s Early Childhood program has been awarded first Place as the FutureBuilders Early Childhood Program of the Year by the Missouri School Boards’ Association, or MSBA. Districts must be members of MSBA in order to be eligible, and early-childhood programs are judged for excelle...

Superintendents nationwide learn from Mehlville students

Superintendents nationwide learn from Mehlville students

April 26, 2018

Naperville Central High Innovation Director Tony Schlorff talks with a student at Mosaic Elementary on an April 20 tour of the new school. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Superintendents from across the country converged on the Mehlville School District last week for a national...

Mehlville negotiations nearing end as board approves MOU, teachers vote

April 18, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Negotiations between the Mehlville School District and teachers seem to have gone smoother than last year, and the Board of Education approved an agreement last week. Members of the Mehlville National Education Association were set to vote on the contrac...

Newcomers elected in Mehlville

Newly elected Mehlville Board of Education members Lisa Messmer, left, and Tori Behlke after their victory Tuesday night.

April 15, 2018

Newly elected Mehlville Board of Education members Lisa Messmer, left, and Tori Behlke celebrate their election victories in Oakville April 3. Two seats were up for election on the school board, and Messmer and Behlke ran as a slate.   By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com Newcomers...

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