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Mehlville is starting a K-12 virtual school; informational meetings will be held Tuesday

Students at Hagemann Elementary School in photos taken in January at 'Abilities Awareness Day.'

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will be opening a virtual school in August called Mehlville@Home for students in kindergarten through high school, the district announced Wednesday. The district will host virtual informational meetings Tuesday, June 30 for families interested in learning more, as well as ...

Concord Elementary named State School of Character

Concord Elementary celebrated the first day back for Lindbergh Schools Aug. 15, 2019, with the Bubble Bus.

February 25, 2020

Concord Elementary School is one of 14 Missouri Schools and 81 schools nationwide to receive the 2020 State School of Character Award from, a nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world. “Concord’s mission is empowering innovativ...

Missouri gifted director set to speak at Lindbergh

February 4, 2020

The Lindbergh Schools Gifted Program will host the state’s director of gifted education in February. Missouri Director of Gifted Education Dr. Christine Nobbe will make an appearance Monday, Feb. 10 in the Sperreng Middle School library, 12111 Tesson Ferry Road, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m....

Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh’s Prop R

Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh's Prop R

March 28, 2019

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to support Lindbergh School’s Proposition R, a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue, at its March 12 meeting. The resolution passed unanimously, with Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding abstaining from the vote due to his employ...

VIDEO: Forder students showcase multiple languages

VIDEO: Forder students showcase multiple languages

March 26, 2019

The diversity of the Mehlville School District was on display at the Feb. 21 Board of Education meeting when Forder Elementary School students gave a presentation in multiple languages. Six students and six staff members from Forder presented on the elementary school and its clubs, educational reso...

Local lawmakers honor test success by Mehlville School District, Gaines

Pictured above: Rep. Michael O'Donnell, Rep. Jim Murphy and Rep. David Gregory present Mehlville Superintendent Dr. Chris Gaines with a House resolution praising Mehlville's 2018 APR scores.

March 19, 2019

The Mehlville School District is receiving high praise from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. DESE awarded the Mehlville School District an APR score of 99.6 percent on its 2018 Annual Performance Report, released publicly last month. From 2014 to 2017, Mehlville’s avera...

Puppies bring English class to life

Puppies bring English class to life

February 28, 2019

Washington Middle students kicked off a technical-writing project with a visit from Lola and Tink, dogs from the Animal Protective Association of Missouri. The school has raised $10,000 for the shelter in seven years. ...

Learning where STEM can take you

Learning where STEM can take you

February 26, 2019

All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been credited with increasing Mehlville girls’ participation...

Three longtime Mehlville principals to retire at the end of this school year

Oakville High senior Morgan Allen, right, with Oakville Principal Jan Kellerman.

February 15, 2019

Three longtime principals in the Mehlville School District are set to retire at the end of this school year: Oakville High Principal Jan Kellerman, Mehlville High School Principal Denise Swanger and Bernard Middle Principal Lori Sullivan. Swanger told students in September that she would retire, after wh...

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