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Mehlville High students design prosthetic arms

Mehlville High students design prosthetic arms

April 26, 2019

Students in the Biomedical Science Project Lead the Way, or PLTW, class at Mehlville High School present their working prosthetic arms to community partners who work in the medical field like BJC Healthcare, above. Over the course of the biomedical science curriculum, the students followed a fictitious fa...

Lindbergh raises money with 36 hours of music

Lindbergh raises money with 36 hours of music

April 17, 2019

  The Lindbergh High School Drumline and Strolling Stings performed for students April 12 during the band’s annual 36-Hour Musicthon to raise money for childhood cancer research. This year’s event raised $2,200 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The band raises money in honor of a young man ...

Oakville baseball shuts out Mehlville

Oakville’s Hunter Iffland slides home safely as Mehlville catcher Carmen Fuller awaits the throw from his defense in a March 2019 game. Photo by Bill Milligan.

April 3, 2019

The Oakville High baseball team shut out the Mehlville Panthers 5-0 last week at Oakville.

Going bald for a good cause

Participants shave their heads in exchange for audience donations to St. Baldrick's during a

March 15, 2019

Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Grill and Pub in Sunset Hills hosted St. Baldrick’s, its annual head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research. The head-shaving event benefits the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. Part...

Beetles rock. Who knew?

Beetles rock. Who knew?

March 6, 2019

Everyone knows the Beatles rock, but beetles can rock too. Children gathered at the Cliff Cave Branch of the St. Louis County Library last month to learn about beetles in a ‘Beetles Rock’ presentation from The Butterfly House. They read bug-themed books and examined the beetles up close with microscop...

Puppies bring English class to life

Puppies bring English class to life

February 28, 2019

Washington Middle students kicked off a technical-writing project with a visit from Lola and Tink, dogs from the Animal Protective Association of Missouri. The school has raised $10,000 for the shelter in seven years. ...

Learning where STEM can take you

Learning where STEM can take you

February 26, 2019

All middle schools in the Mehlville School District held STEM Breakfasts last week to encourage girls to pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and take those classes in high school. The breakfasts have been credited with increasing Mehlville girls’ participation...

PHOTOS: St. Louis native killed by suicide bomber in Syria laid to rest at Jefferson Barracks

PHOTOS: St. Louis native killed by suicide bomber in Syria laid to rest at Jefferson Barracks

February 8, 2019

Photos by Erin Achenbach. Dozens of people gathered along Telegraph Road leading to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Wednesday for the funeral procession of Scott "Scotty" Wirtz, 42, of St. Louis, who was killed by a suicide bomber in Syria on Jan. 16. Wirtz grew up in St. Louis County and w...

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