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PHOTOS: See photos from Mehlville’s first day of school

Mehlville School District’s Wohlwend Elementary reading interventionist Ellen Geders meets in person with a student through a Plexiglas barrier, with masks. All students in K-12 schools have to wear masks under a new county order.
September 4, 2020

The Mehlville School District began the fall semester last week with a unique start for students, parents and teachers, as most classes and grades are all-virtual.  

PHOTOS: Ready to (virtually) learn

PHOTOS: Ready to (virtually) learn
September 3, 2020

St. Louis County Library is providing hundreds of tablet computers to local school districts to help families with young children keep learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the Hancock Place School...

GALLERY: See all the cute, funny and furry submissions from The Call’s Pet Photo Contest

Runner-up - Work from Home Pet 

Cooper, submitted by Kathy Marlock.
September 3, 2020

Sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus and St. Louis Call. 

PHOTOS: Students head back to class in person at Lindbergh Schools

Concord Elementary students pose for a back-to-school photo Friday, Aug. 28.
September 1, 2020

Lindbergh School's students, parents and teachers had a unique return to school last week as grades K-3 came back in person and grades 4-12 started virtually. Lindbergh is one of the only school districts...

PHOTOS: Neighborhood children celebrate 96-year-old local resident’s birthday

PHOTOS: Neighborhood children celebrate 96-year-old local resident's birthday
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter August 29, 2020

Melvin 'Mel' Bequette celebrated his 96th birthday Aug. 6 with friends and neighbors at his home in Crestwood. Mel was born in 1924 and every year on Aug. 6 children from around the neighborhood and other...

PHOTOS: 9 Mile Garden opens for 28 days and has to close

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page attends the ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 Mile Garden, a food truck garden in Affton that claims to be the first in the state. The food truck garden officially opened July 3.
August 5, 2020

Missouri's first food truck garden, 9 Mile Garden in Affton, officially opened to the public July 3 after a long-anticipated wait. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and 6th District County Councilman...

PHOTOS: Teachers hold anti-racism walk for their students

PHOTOS: Teachers hold anti-racism walk for their students
August 4, 2020

Mehlville School District teachers host an Anti-Racism Black Lives matter walk Sunday, June 28, at Mehlville High School. The teachers organizing the event said it would "show our students and community...

PHOTOS: Gas station and travel plaza/truck stop proposed on site next to JB Bridge and Mississippi River

The view from the site of the proposed Moto Mart along the Mississippi River, directly next to the JB Bridge.
July 27, 2020

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, to hear a proposal for a gas station and travel plaza/truck stop development on vacant land directly next to...

PHOTOS: Mehlville High School Class of 2020 honored at masked graduation

Mehlville graduation 2020.
July 25, 2020

Mehlville High School celebrated the Class of 2020 with a graduation Sunday, July 19 at the Family Arena in St. Charles. To comply with social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, graduates...

PHOTOS: Oakville High School celebrates Class of 2020 with masked graduation

PHOTOS: Oakville High School celebrates Class of 2020 with masked graduation
July 25, 2020

Oakville High School celebrated the Class of 2020 Sunday, July 19 at the Family Arena in St. Charles. To comply with social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, graduates had to wear masks...

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