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Socially distanced Black Lives Matter drive organized by Oakville High student

Socially distanced Black Lives Matter drive organized by Oakville High student

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 17, 2020

A socially distanced Black Lives Matter drive will take place Wednesday in Oakville, organized by an Oakville High School student. The drive, organized by Thomas Schartner, a 2020 OHS graduate and son of Mehlville Board of Education President Kevin Schartner, will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Ju...

STEAMing it up

STEAMing it up

January 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District held a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Night at Oakville Middle School last week, in which middle school and elementary school students had the opportunity to participate in hands-on learning instructed by Mehlville High and Oakville High students,...

Mehlville innovation heads to the four middle schools

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association.

June 13, 2019

Superintendent Chris Gaines getting sworn in as president of The School Superintendents Association. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Every middle school in the Mehlville School District will have an innovative “school within a school” starting this fall, extending the problem-base...

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

June 6, 2019

Mick O’Halloran, who has been with the Oakville Hockey Club since the 2000-2001 season, keeps up with all of his former athletes. He keeps track of where they are going and what teams they’re playing for once they leave, holding on to some of their old jerseys and other items. Pictured above are...

Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

January 25, 2019

The Mehlville School District says students are safe in school today after two separate threats at Oakville schools were found to be unsubstantiated. The threats involved both Oakville High School and Oakville Middle School, but were unrelated to each other. Since the two principals sent out emails ...

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...

Oakville Middle teacher Hannah Johnson named Mehlville Teacher of the Year

Oakville Middle School teacher Hannah Johnson, left, is honored by Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler as the Mehlville Teacher of the Year at the District Recognition Night April 26.

May 1, 2018

Oakville Middle School teacher Hannah Johnson, left, is honored by Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler as the Mehlville Teacher of the Year at the District Recognition Night April 26. Oakville Middle teacher Hannah Johnson was honored last week as the Mehlville School District Teacher of the Year for ...

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...

Mehlville officials look to kick start innovation at middle schools

Students in the Summer Acceleration program held in June 2017 at Blades Elementary in Oakville learn how to make slime.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

November 17, 2017

The Mehlville School District is looking at how to kick start innovation in its four middle schools in a big way next year by expanding the 1:1 laptop program and possibly opening an academy of innovation. The possibility of starting unique “schools within a school” in Mehlville’s middle schools...

UPDATED: Aldi drops plans to build store next to Oakville Middle, Wohlwend Elementary, officials say

The Aldi would be built to the right of the driveway in this photo, facing Telegraph Road. Wohlwend Elementary is immediately to the left from this photo angle. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

September 25, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewpapers.com Gaines doesn’t think district will try to sell property again Updated Sept. 29 with statement from Aldi. Aldi has dropped plans to build a store next to two schools on Telegraph Road in Oakville due to the potential “costs and rest...

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