Mehlville School District

Newcomers elected in Mehlville

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 Tori Behlke and Lisa Messmer defeated former board

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Buerkle Middle lands music, drama grant

After a two-month selection process, Stages St. Louis and the Stages Performing Arts Academy have named Margaret Buerkle Middle School in the Mehlville School District as one of three area middle schools that will launch the three-year JumpStart Theatre program, which equips non-theatre faculty and administrators with the skills and resources to produce their school’s

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Longtime Mehlville Central Office leader Tina Plummer to leave for Pattonville

The Mehlville School District’s longest-serving assistant superintendent is heading to the Pattonville School District to serve in a similar position. The Pattonville Board of Education hired Mehlville Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Learning Tina Plummer March 22 as Pattonville’s new assistant superintendent of teaching and learning. She will begin her new position July 1. Plummer

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Three Mehlville students honored with Missouri Scholars 100 listing

 Three students in the Mehlville School District were named to the 2018 Missouri Scholars 100. Oakville High School students Ryan Westwood and Olivia Rauls were awarded the prestigious honor. Mehlville High School student Grant Robertson also received the designation. Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals that

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Mehlville school start times set to stay the same next year

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com With parents in the Mehlville School District weary of one more change in a year of too many changes to count, school start times are set to stay the same next year. The Start Time Committee recommended Wednesday that school start times stay exactly the way they are now

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Gaines to serve as head of national organization in 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter The Mehlville School District could take the national spotlight when Superintendent Chris Gaines serves as president of the largest national superintendent organization next year. Gaines was elected unopposed as president-elect of the American Association of School Administrators, or AASA, at its National Conference on Education last month in New Orleans.

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Mehlville holds public meeting Tuesday on start times

 The Mehlville School District will hold a public meeting Tuesday —April 11 — for parents to give their opinions on changing school start times. The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Oakville High School Library, 5557 Milburn Road. A survey the district recently sent to parents and all Mehlville staff members asked

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