Oakville High School

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 bands hit a high note

Mehlville School District band students hit a high note last week at the South Side All-District Concert. The concert, which took place Feb. 15 at Oakville High School, featured the Sixth-Grade Band comprised of Oakville and Buerkle middle school students, the Eighth-Grade Band comprised of Oakville and Buerkle middle school students and the Oakville High

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Oakville student named MDA state ambassador

Sophia Martino, an 18-year-old Oakville High School student, has been selected as state ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. As the new state ambassador, Sophia will make public appearances throughout the state, representing children and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases that severely weaken muscle strength and mobility in Missouri. In her

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Oakville journalism students win national awards

Oakville High School students recently earned seven individual awards in write-off contests at the National High School Journalism Convention in Dallas, Texas. Two entries won awards in broadcast competitions. Bridget Costello and Melanie Neff received a Superior rating in the Broadcast News category, while the team of Louis Luong, Max Rodenbeck, Caden Turner and Taylor

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Mehlville, Oakville highs set to return to block schedule

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 members last week as they unanimously voted

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Kiwanis Club aids Tree of Lights campaign

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 Davidson and Sam Gandhi

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Paule receives academy appointment

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

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Oakville High journalism teacher earns award

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 School journalism teacher Jeff Kuchno has been selected by the

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OHS student honored for science research

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 for Excellence in Research is being presented to Preethi and other outstanding participants after

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Four Mehlville School District students named National Merit semifinalists

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 million students began the process of becoming a National Merit Scholarship winner

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