St. Louis Call Newspapers

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...

Mehlville finance panel: District keeping Prop R promise

Mehlville School District residents celebrate the historic passage of Proposition R at a victory party at Andre's South in 2015. Prop R passed with nearly 73 percent of the vote.

April 16, 2019

Mehlville School District residents celebrate the historic passage of Proposition R at a victory party at Andre’s South last week. Reacting to the news that Prop R passed with nearly 73 percent of the vote, from left, are: Bernard Middle School eighth-grader Samantha Gindler, Oakville Elementary Sch...

Mehlville approves free universal breakfast at Forder Elementary

These Forder Elementary School students participated in their school’s Hats On! fundraiser to help Texas families devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

March 28, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved to continue the pilot universal free breakfast program at Forder Elementary through the end of the school year after a successful initial pilot that saw an increase in both particip...

VIDEO: Forder students showcase multiple languages

VIDEO: Forder students showcase multiple languages

March 26, 2019

The diversity of the Mehlville School District was on display at the Feb. 21 Board of Education meeting when Forder Elementary School students gave a presentation in multiple languages. Six students and six staff members from Forder presented on the elementary school and its clubs, educational reso...

Local lawmakers honor test success by Mehlville School District, Gaines

Pictured above: Rep. Michael O'Donnell, Rep. Jim Murphy and Rep. David Gregory present Mehlville Superintendent Dr. Chris Gaines with a House resolution praising Mehlville's 2018 APR scores.

March 19, 2019

The Mehlville School District is receiving high praise from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. DESE awarded the Mehlville School District an APR score of 99.6 percent on its 2018 Annual Performance Report, released publicly last month. From 2014 to 2017, Mehlville’s avera...

Mehlville listening session set at Oakville Middle School

Mehlville listening session set at Oakville Middle School

February 28, 2019

The Mehlville Board of Education hosts informal listening sessions several times a year. The district calls it the “perfect opportunity to ask questions and share your thoughts or concerns with members of the board” and adds, “We’d love your feedback!” The next two listening sessions are 6:30...

Learning where STEM can take you

Learning where STEM can take you

February 26, 2019

All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been credited with increasing Mehlville girls’ participation...

Gaines works up a sweat rebuilding a K-9 school in Puerto Rico damaged by Maria

Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines went ‘Facebook live’ from Puerto Rico while rebuilding Colegio Bautista in Juncos Jan. 24.

February 19, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines is making his way across the Western Hemisphere as part of his duties as the president of the largest national superintendents’ association, including a trip to Ecuador to see schools and rebuilding ...

South St. Louis County News
Mehlville School District