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The campaign committee for Mehlville School District’s Proposition S, Mehlville-Oakville United, hosted a donut drive thru Saturday, March 13 at Mehlville High School, Washington Middle School and  Oakville Middle/Wohlwend Elementary. The event featured free donuts, “Yes on S” car painting and committee members dressed in costumes to raise awareness about the bond measure, the district’s first in over 20 years.

Mehlville Prop S makes history: Bond issue will fund secure vestibules

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 28, 2021

History was made in the Mehlville School District April 6 when voters passed the first bond issue on the ballot in the district since the 1990s, Proposition S, with over 80 percent of the vote. Projects...

Above is a rendering of the 100-acre proposed redevelopment 'Tesson Ridge,' consisting of more than 100 single-family homes and villas, a 210-unit apartment complex and 8 acres of commercial sites.

Mixed-use development proposed for 100 acres of MetLife’s campus

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 26, 2021

An in-person town hall will be held this week at the MetLife campus in South County about a proposed mixed-use development at the 100-acre site that would include two new subdivisions with more than 170...

Students at Wohlwend Elementary, above, held up thank-you signs for Mehlville School District voters the day after Mehlville’s first bond issue since 1992, Proposition S, passed April 6. The money will fund a new secure entry at all schools.

Mehlville voters approve 1st bond issue since ‘92

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 15, 2021

Voters approved the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue with more than 80 percent of the vote April 6, the first time Mehlville voters have passed a bond issue since 1992. South County...

Most South County school districts are in person four or five days

Most South County school districts are in person four or five days

April 13, 2021

After starting the school year mostly virtual, most South County school districts are now back in school in person for four or five days a week. All students in the Mehlville School District will return...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Supporters of Mehlville’s ‘Proposition S’ make case for first bond issue since ‘92

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S on the ballot Tuesday, April 6 are hoping the school district’s voters  do something they haven’t done since 1992 — approve a bond issue. Proposition...

Call endorses Mehlville’s Proposition S and its focus on safety

Call endorses Mehlville’s Proposition S and its focus on safety

March 30, 2021

Mehlville Proposition S The Mehlville School District’s bond issue up for vote in the April 6 election, Proposition S for “Safe Schools, Safe Kids,” is a $35 million, 12-cent no-tax-rate-increase...

A Mehlville School District employee hands out emergency food boxes from Operation Food Search to students receiving grab-and-go meals while students are out of school during the pandemic.

Operation Food Search hands out meal kits today; grab-and-go meals resume at Mehlville

March 29, 2021

With spring break over, the Mehlville School District is resuming grab-and-go meal service today, Monday, March 29, and Operation Food Search is also handing out meal kits to families in need while supplies...

A classroom in Hagemann Elementary.

Mehlville outlines its plan for ‘Proposition S’; principals discuss how bond issue would change schools

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

Mehlville School District facilities could be getting several upgrades, including security enhancements, if voters in the district pass Proposition S for “Safe Schools, Safe Kids” in the upcoming election...

Supporters of Mehlville bond issue Proposition S are hosting 'donut drive-thru'

Supporters of Mehlville bond issue Proposition S are hosting ‘donut drive-thru’

March 12, 2021

The campaign committee for Proposition S, a 12-cent no-tax-rate-increase bond issue for facilities in the Mehlville School District that will be up for vote April 6, will host a donut drive-thru Saturday. Mehlville-Oakville...

With parents and a student sitting behind him socially distanced, Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines presents bond issue information to the Board of Education, including conceptual drawings, at
the Oct. 15 board meeting held in person at the Mehlville High School Library. The presentation was
‘very thorough,’ board President Kevin Schartner said. The meeting was also livestreamed.

If voters don’t approve bond issue, Mehlville’s tax rates won’t decrease

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The Mehlville School District is asking voters to approve a bond issue April 6 to fund facilities upgrades around the district, but if voters decline to pass the bond issue, the tax levy will stay the...

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