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Positive ‘Rolls with Role Models’

Positive ‘Rolls with Role Models’

January 25, 2019

It was a packed house at Blades Elementary last week for the fifth graders’ ‘Rolls with Role Models’ event. During this special breakfast, students read their guests an essay they wrote about them, and everyone enjoys cinnamon rolls and crossword puzzles together before the role models take a quiz a...

Mosaic Elementary kindergarten lottery open for 2019

Mosaic Elementary kindergarten lottery open for 2019

January 22, 2019

The application window for Mehlville School District’s lottery-based school of innovation, Mosaic Elementary, is now open. The window to apply for the lottery opened Jan. 11 and continues through Friday, Jan. 25. Mosaic Elementary, which opened in 2017, provides a personalized learning experience...

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

Photo by Erin Achenbach

January 10, 2019

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 Soehngen of the Oakville Band Parents’ Association set up a fundraiser called ‘Take a Vet to D-Day.’ With a $5 donation, ...

‘Patribots’ qualify for regional robot tourney

‘Patribots’ qualify for regional robot tourney

January 10, 2019

The Bernard Middle School Patribots, the school’s First Lego League team, advance to the Eastern Missouri FLL regional championship this weekend after receiving the Champion’s Award at a regional qualifier on Dec. 8. The Patribots, a team of 10 Bernard students, were tasked with providing an innova...

Mehlville saves $1.8 million in COP refinancing

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

January 4, 2019

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 repa...

Blues hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

Blues hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’

December 28, 2018

  The Blues will also hold ‘Mehlville Night with the Blues’ Jan. 8 to honor Oakville High alum Maroon and his hometown and raise money for the district through discounted tickets. The Point Elementary choir will also perform at the game. Buy special tickets at fevo.me/mehlville.   ...

Pretto notes that Mehlville has many programs for non-college paths

Letters to the editor

December 26, 2018

Letter to the Editor  To the editor: In response to the letter from Jon Marx in the Nov. 22 edition of the Call, I am pleased to let you know that, although many opportunities exist within the Mehlville School District for our college-bound students, there is just as much opportunity for those who ...

Oakville girls turn shoes into clean water

Oakville girls turn shoes into clean water

December 12, 2018

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, her friends and her older sisters — Oakville High School junior McKenna Brawley and Oakville Mi...

Kiwanians get in the spirit with Key Club

Kiwanians get in the spirit with Key Club

December 11, 2018

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 pl...

Marshall the Miracle Dog comes to south county

Marshall the Miracle Dog comes to south county

November 28, 2018

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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