Washington Middle School

Mehlville innovation heads to the four middle schools

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-based and project-based learning at Mosaic Elementary to four middle school “academies.” Superintendent Chris Gaines

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Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

Pictured above:  Alec Watson handles the worms while CJ McBroom looks on. Photo courtesy of the Mehlville School District.  Students in Washington Middle School’s Green Architecture class set up a sustainable garden they designed and planned last week. The students installed the irrigation system, finished the assembly and setup of worm farms and added worms,

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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 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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Caring Award presented to Washington Middle School student

Washington Middle School recently presented the school’s Caring Award to one student, Mia Peters, right. ‘Mia is a great student. She is always positive and expects others to be treated with respect and kindness,’ the award stated. ‘We are very proud of how she interacts with other students and makes others feel included. She is

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Mehlville school board votes 6-0 to extend Gaines’ contract

Pictured above: Mehlville Superintendent Chris Gaines high-fives Oakville High School students the first day of class in August 2017. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Superintendent Chris Gaines is signing on for another year at the helm of the Mehlville School District, and he hopes to remain even longer. After the Board of Education voted

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