Superintendent Chris Gaines

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

Pictured above: A Mehlville school-resource officer with Oakville Elementary students after the school held a “PJs for Police” day in 2016 to benefit BackStoppers. 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

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