Superintendent Chris Gaines

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

News Analysis  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com You know it was a huge year for news when Lindbergh got tuition-free full-day kindergarten, St. Anthony’s Medical Center changed its name, Affton got a new precinct while Tower Tee closed and Fitz’s and The Shack announced they are coming — and those didn’t even make it

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Students of all ages serve Mehlville’s ‘60plus’

The Mehlville School District’s “60plus” members joined the district last month for a total team effort of an event at Blades Elementary, with Blades choir students performing, Washington Middle School band members playing holiday tunes and culinary students from Mehlville High preparing a “terrific meal” and serving it to the guests. If you are 60

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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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Prop R funding maintenance of facilities around Mehlville

Pictured above: Workers make repairs and repaint the Mehlville School District pool. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District. By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter with Gloria Lloyd, News Editor Three years after voters in the Mehlville School District approved Proposition R, this summer was busy for the Mehlville School District as it upgraded various facilities

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Gaines presents 2018 Mehlville State of the District next week

Continuing an annual report to the community, Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines will make his yearly “State of the District” address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. The address will be held at Nottelmann Auditorium, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. District officials also hope to livestream the speech for those who can’t make it in person. This

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Mehlville High School ‘all clear’ after lockdown

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. High School was declared “all clear” after a lockdown Friday morning. School has dismissed for the day with no further incident. Officials received a report of a gun, but nothing was found after an extensive search, Superintendent Chris Gaines said. Police said that a gun could have

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Oakville High principal apologizes for speech

Pictured above: Oakville High School Principal Jan Kellerman poses with a student the first day of school, Aug. 15, the same day that Kellerman gave a speech to freshmen about the dress code. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Oakville High School principal apologized last week for a speech on the first day of

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