School News

Strolling Strings music trivia helps pay for trip

Pictured above: In 2003, the Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings performed in the 2003 National Festival of the States in Washington, D.C. Lindbergh High School Strolling Strings is holding a Music Trivia Night/Silent Auction that will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church, 4900 Ringer Road, Oakville. The group relies greatly

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Sperreng students ‘Design for a Client’

Pictured above: Daishana Finley of Amber Hardin’s class, left, shows Schaeffer her design idea for a new business card. Eighth-grade students at Sperreng Middle School sharpened their skills and went to work for a real local business client during a project in their Digital Literacy Class. The students partnered with Sam Schaeffer, owner of Samtastic

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Oakville band will ‘Take a Vet to D-Day’

Pictured above: Members of Lemay VFW Post 4223 purchased $500 of cards and presented the check last month to the students. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The Oakville band hopes to raise $500,000 to fund its trip to perform at the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy, France, in June. To get to that goal, Kathie

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‘Patribots’ qualify for regional robot tourney

Pictured above, left to right, back row: Bernard teacher/coach Erin Gaubatz, Kat Bucholtz, Alicia Rodriguez, Lily Rickard, Andrew Ruzicka, Justin Bradley and Bernard teacher/coach Lauren Mey; front row: Ian Tenschert, Kevin Buss, Andrew Brown, Noah Dobbins and Ryan Lisle. The Bernard Middle School Patribots, the school’s First Lego League team, advance to the Eastern Missouri

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Oakville Parents Club hosts sign fundraiser

The Oakville High School Parents Club is hosting a sign fundraiser next week, with preregistration due this weekend. The club is inviting residents to attend a Words on Wood sign painting party from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at OSP Tap Haus, 3646 Telegraph Road. Price varies depending on your sign selection, and

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Marshall the Miracle Dog comes to south county

Marshall the Miracle Dog, a three-legged abuse survivor pictured above with students from Point Elementary, and owner Cyndi Willenbrock shared their inspiring story this month at schools and the Sunset Hills Community Center. Marshall was rescued by the Humane Society in 2010.

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Mosaic Elementary gets outdoor classroom

Pictured above: Executive Director for Planning and Development Chad Dickemper,  right, along with a dedicated group of Mosaic parents, help build an outdoor classroom.  Look up the word ‘dedication’ in the dictionary and you’ll probably find a photo of the Mosaic Elementary parents who are building an outdoor classroom at the school right now. The Mehlville

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Mehlville School District has 1:1 laptops for all its students, K-12

Pictured above: Isad Menkovic, a third-grade student at Oakville Elementary, completes a math lesson. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Mehlville School District now has a laptop for every student in the district from kindergarten through 12th grade. Superintendent Chris Gaines believes that makes Mehlville only the second

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Those who served honored for Veterans Day

Schools in the Mehlville School District honored veterans last week for Veterans Day. At Rogers Elementary and Oakville Elementary veterans appeared at an assembly and ate breakfast with students. Images courtesy of Mehlville School District. 

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