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Mehlville projects $1 million operating surplus in 2019-2020 budget

Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto and CFO Marshall Crutcher discuss the 2020 budget during a meeting June 5, 2019 at Mehlville High School.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 26, 2019

The Mehlville Board of Education will consider a “strong, sound” $124 million 2019-2020 budget tonight at the Board of Education Meeting at Mehlville High School, with a June 30 deadline to adopt it under state law. The board considers the budget tomorrow night — Thursday, June 27 — at the hi...

Chris Gaines signs on for another year as superintendent in Mehlville

Chris Gaines signs on for another year as superintendent in Mehlville

June 18, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The Mehlville School District has signed Superintendent Chris Gaines on for another year, as the Board of Education unanimously voted to extend his rolling three-year contract through 2022. The board voted this spring to extend Gaines’ t...

Three Mehlville students rank in MO 100

Three Mehlville students rank in MO 100

June 15, 2019

Three high-school seniors in Mehlville School District have been awarded 2019 Missouri Scholars 100 honors: Meredith Bayer, Oakville High School; Harrison Hong, Mehlville High School; and Morgan Murphy, Oakville High School. Missouri Scholars 100 honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the gr...

Mehlville innovation heads to the four middle schools

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association.

June 13, 2019

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Every middle school in the Mehlville School District will have an innovative “school within a school” starting this fall, extending the problem-base...

Mehlville considers a bond issue in 2020 to continue its Prop P tax

Mehlville’s John Cary Early Childhood students Emma Kitchell and Yaneli Juarez-Carrillo check out their playground the first week at school.

May 29, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Mehlville School District is exploring the possibility of placing a no-tax-rate-increase ballot measure on the ballot in 2020 for investment in the district’s facilities and operations, in what would be an extension of the 49-cent...

Property values rise in the county; Lemay houses spiking 34 percent

The 900 block of Lemay Ferry Road in Lemay as seen on Google Street View.

May 28, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com In what may come as a surprise to many, Lemay had the largest jump in property values of any area of St. Louis County. Assessed valuation went up for residents in school districts across St. Louis County, but the largest increase in proper...

Hagemann honors teacher with memory garden

Hagemann honors teacher with memory garden

May 17, 2019

It was an emotional day as Hagemann Elementary dedicated a special garden in honor of kindergarten teacher Kristi Boccardi of Sunset Hills, who lost her courageous battle with cancer a year ago. Above, teacher Paula Kennedy releases butterflies, as Boccardi’s students did every year. ‘She will ...

Mehlville MyPath customizes learning so students can design what to study

Pictured above: The Mehlville MyPath students who presented March 8 pose with administrators and representatives. Front row, from left to right: Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, Jasper Hong, Sarah Buck and Mehlville MyPath teacher Jennifer Sikich. Back Row, from left to right: Mehlville High School Assistant Principal Andrew Ross, Vincent Troskey, Edi Maumutovic, Kyle Flowers, Emma Davis and Superintendent Chris Gaines. 

May 15, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Mehlville High School students participating in the Mehlville School District’s MyPath personalized learning program praised its role in helping them make career and college choices while giving an overview of their work this semester. T...

Bierbaum Principal Nathan Burch leaving Mehlville School District

Pictured above: Bierbaum Principal Nathan Burch with the October 2018 Kiwanis Terrific Kids.

April 19, 2019

Pictured above: Bierbaum Principal Nathan Burch with the October 2018 Kiwanis Club of South County Terrific Kids. Bierbaum Principal Nathan Burch is leaving the Mehlville School District to serve as principal of an elementary school in the Parkway School District. The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously rehired Burch in F...

Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

April 19, 2019

Students in Washington Middle School’s Green Architecture class set up a sustainable garden they designed and planned last week. The students installed the irrigation system, finished the assembly and setup of worm farms and added worms, moved compost bins into place and filled them with composting ma...

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