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Oakville track, field closed this summer for turf replacement

The Oakville High football team heads for the lockers at halftime Friday night, leading Hillsboro 10-6. The Tigers prevailed 53-52 in the four-overtime thriller.

May 18, 2018

The Oakville High School running track and football field closed on Monday so that the track surface can undergo maintenance and the turf on the football field can be replaced.   “The track is used by a lot of walkers during the summer months, so we apologize for the inconvenience,” the district ...

Mehlville adds cars and cameras, still focusing on schools’ security

Mehlville adds cars and cameras, still focusing on schools’ security

May 16, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com School security is still a top focus of the Mehlville School District months after attention heightened on the issue nationally due to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Among the school districts in the county that are only served by...

Superintendents nationwide learn from Mehlville students

Superintendents nationwide learn from Mehlville students

April 26, 2018

Naperville Central High Innovation Director Tony Schlorff talks with a student at Mosaic Elementary on an April 20 tour of the new school. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Superintendents from across the country converged on the Mehlville School District last week for a national...

Three Mehlville students honored with Missouri Scholars 100 listing

March 28, 2018

 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 ...

Mehlville school bands hit a high note

Mehlville school bands hit a high note

February 24, 2018

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 a...

Oakville student named MDA state ambassador

Oakville student named MDA state ambassador

February 5, 2018

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...

Oakville journalism students win national awards

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.

January 24, 2018

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,...

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...

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