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PHOTOS from Beasley Elementary International Day: I hear the drums echoing tonight

PHOTOS from Beasley Elementary International Day: I hear the drums echoing tonight

February 23, 2020

  Students learned about dance, art, music and other traditions from Bosnia, Bolivia, Columbia, Ethiopia and more at Beasley Elementary’s International Day. Above, third-graders Ethan Carns, Royalty McKinney and Ro’myrrah Steed try out African drumming from a guest who gave a presentation a...

PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

PHOTOS: Sampling Chinese, and other cultures

February 22, 2020

  Students at Crestwood Elementary like Joseph Bani, above, took a trip around the world Feb. 7 during the 11th annual Cultural Day celebration. Classrooms were decorated to represent Albania, Bosnia, China, Congo, El Salvador, Iraq, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Somalia, Syria and Vietnam. The cel...

Kennerly students celebrate Valentine’s

Kennerly students celebrate Valentine’s

February 21, 2020

Students at Kennerly Elementary School celebrated Valentine’s Day last week through Valentine’s-themed games, activities and foods. Students also participated in the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge, in honor of American Heart Month.  

Students learn through ‘abilities awareness’

Students at Hagemann Elementary School in photos taken in January at 'Abilities Awareness Day.'

February 13, 2020

Hagemann Elementary School students learned about some of the challenges faced by their peers at the second annual Abilities Awareness Day. The schoolwide event was organized by school nurse Amy Heidotten. Outside agencies and parents were invited to present to students in different areas. ...

Students keep Australian animals ‘sew’ warm

Students keep Australian animals ‘sew’ warm

January 31, 2020

Students in intermediate and advanced sewing at Oakville High School made ‘joey pouches’ to help animals stranded by the Australian wildfires, including kangaroo ‘joeys’ and koalas. The students’ work is coordinated with the Animal Rescue Craft Guild, a group of volunteers who produce pouch...

STEAMing it up

STEAMing it up

January 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District held a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Night at Oakville Middle School last week, in which middle school and elementary school students had the opportunity to participate in hands-on learning instructed by Mehlville High and Oakville High students,...

Great Rivers Greenway construction on Interstate 55 will connect with Grant’s Trail

Great Rivers Greenway construction on Interstate 55 will connect with Grant’s Trail

January 8, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Construction is already a year in on Great Rivers Greenway’s greenway expansion along Interstate 55, which will eventually connect Grant’s Trail with the River des Peres Greenway. Construction began to connect Grant’s Trail, also k...

Santa gets children’s lists; will be checking twice

Santa gets children’s lists; will be checking twice

December 19, 2019

Children across South County have been busy meeting with Santa Claus ahead of his Christmas Eve rounds, including Affton's Oakland House 'Santa House' Dec. 12, where children were able to enjoy chocolate chip cookies with Mrs. Claus and take pictures with the 'Big Guy.' Photos by Erin Achenbach.  ...

PHOTOS: Crowds at Oakville Holiday Crawl ‘let it go’ for local business

PHOTOS: Crowds at Oakville Holiday Crawl ‘let it go’ for local business

December 16, 2019

Organizers declared the first-ever Oakville Community Holiday Crawl a ‘huge success’ as crowds flocked to Telegraph Road Dec. 1 to support local businesses. One of the highlights of the event were characters Anna and Elsa from ‘Frozen 2,’ pictured above. See more photos in the gallery below....

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