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Mehlville, Oakville highs set to return to block schedule

Mehlville, Oakville highs set to return to block schedule

December 21, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District’s short-lived foray away from high-school block scheduling went so wrong that it could serve as a cautionary tale of how not to roll out a new program in the future. That was the verdict of Board of Education...

Kiwanis Club aids Tree of Lights campaign

Kiwanis Tree of Lights

December 10, 2017

The Kiwanis Club of South County, with assistance from members of the Mehlville and Oakville high school Key Clubs, recently spent a day ringing the bell for the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights campaign. The Kiwanis Club sponsors the Key Clubs at the two high schools. Pictured, from left, are Greg...

Paule receives academy appointment

Jacob Paule

November 27, 2017

Jacob Arthur Paule of Oakville was recently sworn in as a midshipman in the U. S. Naval Reserve at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, or USMMA, in Kings Point, N.Y. Paule was nominated for the honor by U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin. The USMMA is a federal service academy...

Oakville High journalism teacher earns award

Oakville High journalism teacher Jeff Kuchno, right, holds the camera while OHS student Hannah Hoffmeister, middle, interviews local lawyer Mark Haefner after Haefner’s speech in support of Mehlville School District’s Proposition R at a Sept. 8, 2015 rally. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 18, 2017

Pictured: Oakville High journalism teacher Jeff Kuchno, right, holds the camera while OHS student Hannah Hoffmeister, middle, interviews local lawyer Mark Haefner after Haefner's speech in support of Mehlville School District's Proposition R at a Sept. 8, 2015 rally. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Oakville High...

OHS student honored for science research

Preethi Tumati

October 13, 2017

Of 96 aspiring student scientists who attended the University of Missouri-St. Louis STARS program this summer, Oakville High School student Preethi Tumati is one of 32 students receiving special recognition for their outstanding research presentations. The Partnership of Research Institution’s Award...

Four Mehlville School District students named National Merit semifinalists

Four Mehlville School District students named National Merit semifinalists

September 30, 2017

Four Mehlville School District students have been chosen as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists for the 2017-2018 school year. The honorees are Mehlville High seniors Grant Robertson and Joshua Richter, right, and Oakville High seniors Olivia Rauls and Conrad Bucholtz, above. An estimated 1.5 millio...

Oakville Tigers pick up second win of season, face Marquette Friday

The Oakville Tigers after earning a victory for homecoming last week. Photo by Ross Bullington.

September 12, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Oakville High School varsity football team picked up its second victory of the season Friday night with a 17-7 win over Northwest to improve to 2-2. The Lions struck first in the second quarter, but Oakville answered in the same quarter with a field goal and touchdown...

Oakville’s Speech and Debate Team dates back to around 1984

September 6, 2017

To the editor: Oakville High School's Speech and Debate Team has been around since 1984, and former Mehlville Board of Education President Venki Palamand was one of the original members when he was a student. My assistant coach Erica Brown was a member of the team in 1996 and now teaches at Buerkle...

Oakville’s Speech and Debate Team dates back to around 1984

September 5, 2017

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Oakville High School’s Speech and Debate Team has been around since 1984, and former Mehlville Board of Education President Venki Palamand was one of the original members when he was a student. My assistant coach Erica Brown was a member of the team in 1996...

Oakville teacher Dave Robben, winningest soccer coach in high school’s history, is stepping down

Dave Robben

July 13, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call After spending over half a century educating and shaping young minds in the classroom and on the soccer field, Dave Robben will not return to his sanctuary this fall. The Oakville High teacher and winningest soccer coach in the school’s history is retiring after...

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