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How-To Guide: Wearing a mask will help slow the spread of COVID-19

A Mehlville School District employee hands out emergency food boxes from Operation Food Search to students receiving grab-and-go meals while students are out of school during the pandemic.

By Colleen Wouters, Missouri Information Corps

July 14, 2020

As Missouri experiences its highest number of positive COVID-19 cases yet, several counties and municipalities have begun encouraging or requiring people to wear masks when going out into the community. Columbia, a city that passed a mandatory mask order July 6, specifies in the city ordinance that ...

Mehlville will offer grab-and-go meals through July

A Mehlville School District employee hands out emergency food boxes from Operation Food Search to students receiving grab-and-go meals while students are out of school during the pandemic.

June 29, 2020

The Mehlville School District will continue to offer grab-and-go meals through the month of July.  The district, which has been offering grab-and-go meals since schools closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced last week that it will continue providing meals through the end of July. ...

Mehlville is starting a K-12 virtual school; informational meetings will be held Tuesday

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

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

June 24, 2020

The Mehlville School District will be opening a virtual school in August called Mehlville@Home for students in kindergarten through high school, the district announced Wednesday. The district will host virtual informational meetings Tuesday, June 30 for families interested in learning more, as well as ...

Missouri expands absentee, mail-in voting during coronavirus pandemic

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City.

June 6, 2020

For the first time, registered voters in Missouri will be able to request a mail-in ballot for 2020 elections after legislation responding to the coronavirus pandemic was signed into law by Gov. Mike Parson Thursday.  Senate Bill 631, sponsored by Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, was approved by the Missouri Legislature and allows individuals who have contracted COV...

Mehlville School District will offer grab-and-go meals during COVID-19 shutdown

Mehlville School District will offer grab-and-go meals during COVID-19 shutdown

March 19, 2020

The Mehlville School District will provide free meals for students during the COVID-19 shutdown March 23 to April 3.  Free meals will be available for pick-up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, through Friday, April 3 at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road.  Meals are only for stud...

Affton college student participates in governor’s leadership forum

Affton college student participates in governor's leadership forum

March 1, 2020

Affton college student Joseph Lopez was one of 98 collegiate students nominated to participate in the 33rd Annual Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum on Faith and Values held Feb. 14 through 16 in Jefferson City. Lopez is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in marketing management from Weste...

Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

Students design a ‘green’ garden for class

April 19, 2019

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, moved compost bins into place and filled them with composting ma...

Missouri American Water will upgrade water main that broke beneath Interstate 270

Missouri American Water will upgrade water main that broke beneath Interstate 270

March 12, 2019

Missouri American Water has begun a project to replace approximately 400 feet of water main in St. Louis County beneath Interstate 270 near Sappington Road. In August 2018 a water main broke and caused traffic problems on I-270. The water main will be replaced with a ductile water main within a ste...

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. ...

PHOTOS: Courtney Kramme and her service dog Xena visit Southminster

Xena greets guests at Southminster Presbyterian Church following Kramme's presentation. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

February 15, 2019

Courtney Kramme, a 19-year-old student at Lindenwood University, spoke at Southminister Presbyterian Church Tuesday about the benefits of service dogs for those suffering from physical or mental disabilities, as well as the differences between service animals and support animals. One of the special...

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