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Greg Ruzicka
Greg Ruzicka named Director of Science for 2022-2023 school year
05/20/2022
The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Greg Ruzicka as the Mehlville School District Science Director for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Board approves hiring of Director of Virtual Learning
04/29/2022
The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Christy Mathews as the Director of Virtual Learning for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Prop S resolution
Board approves Prop S resolution to address escalating construction costs
04/27/2022
On April 14, 2022, the Mehlville Board of Education approved a Prop S resolution to address escalating construction costs. The resolution authorizes the district to use other funding sources to pay for some Prop S projects and to delay or eliminate other projects.
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Mehlville School District Teacher of the Year Josh Groh
Mehlville School District's Teacher of the Year builds lasting, meaningful relationships with students
04/26/2022
Oakville Elementary School third-grade teacher Josh Groh has been named Mehlville School District’s Teacher of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year.
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Board approves hiring of three new administrators
04/15/2022
The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of three administrators for the 2022-2023 school year: Tiffany Schwaegel, Director of Mehlville Early Childhood; Becky Bruning, Assistant Principal at Oakville High School; Dana Skrabacz, Assistant Principal at Oakville High School.
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Eid added to school calendar
Eid al-Fitr added to the Mehlville School District calendar for the 2022-2023 school year
04/12/2022
Eid al-Fitr was added as a holiday in the 2022-2023 Mehlville School District calendar following the recommendation of the district’s Calendar Committee and the approval of the Mehlville Board of Education. Eid is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslim families to mark the end of Ramadan, a month-long period of dawn-to-sunset fasting.
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Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series
Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series: Raising Resilient Teens
04/11/2022
The next event in the Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series is a presentation from The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide. The non-profit community organization will present “Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times” via Zoom on Wednesday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m.
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Board of Education election results Spring 2022
Huegerich, Wright elected to Mehlville Board of Education
04/06/2022
During the April 5 Board of Education election, Scott Huegerich and Sarah “Grace” Wright were elected to the Mehlville Board of Education. Both candidates are new to the Board of Education and will serve three-year terms.
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Brian Brennan and Michael Wheeler
Board of Education approves hiring of two new administrators
03/18/2022
Mehlville School District is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian Brennan as the principal of Oakville High School and Michael Wheeler as the assistant principal of Bernard Middle School beginning with the 2022-2023 school year.
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OHS Soup Kitchen Club
New clubs are building a sense of community in our schools
02/23/2022
Mehlville School District added new clubs at the elementary and high school levels this school year to focus on students’ social-emotional well-being and build a sense of community inside of our schools. The new clubs are being funded using federal COVID-19 relief funds.
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BOE Candidates 2022
Meet the candidates for Mehlville Board of Education
02/22/2022
On April 5, Mehlville School District voters will be asked to select two Board of Education directors for three-year terms. Three people have filed candidacy.
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Board listening session Prop S
Board listening session on March 8 to focus on Prop S projects
02/06/2022
The Mehlville School District is hosting a Board Listening Session on Tuesday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m., at Oakville Middle School. Families, staff and community members are invited to attend this meeting.
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Jason Buatte
Jason Buatte named assistant principal at Oakville Middle School
02/04/2022
Jason Buatte will serve as the assistant principal of Oakville Middle School beginning with the 2022-2023 school year. The Mehlville School District Board of Education unanimously voted to approve his hiring at its Feb. 3, 2022, meeting.
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Student Choice and Voice
How we're empowering students to take control of their learning
01/19/2022
Mehlville School District is empowering its students to take control of their learning in the classroom, at their school and in their futures by providing opportunities for student choice and voice.
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Delivering Hope screening
Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series: Screening of Delivering Hope
01/18/2022
Mehlville School District is proud to present the third Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series, a special screening of Delivering Hope on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Nottelmann Auditorium, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road.
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Forder Elementary School kindergarten
Kindergarten enrollment opens in February
01/11/2022
Online registration for students entering kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year opens the week of Feb. 21. Families of children who turn 5 before Aug. 1, 2022, may register for kindergarten.
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STLCC Top Dual Enrollment District
Mehlville School District named top district for college dual enrollment courses
01/06/2022
Mehlville School District was named a top 5 district for most St. Louis Community College students. Currently, 48 Mehlville High School and Oakville High School students are enrolled in dual enrollment courses.
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MOSAIC Elementary Parent Information Night
MOSAIC Elementary holding an information night for incoming kindergarten families
01/05/2022
MOSAIC Elementary School is hosting a virtual Kindergarten Information Night on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at 6 p.m. for families enrolling in kindergarten in Mehlville School District for the 2022-2023 school year.
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BOE candidate filing
Four candidates file for Board of Education
01/03/2022
Four Mehlville School District citizens have filed their candidacy for two positions on the Mehlville Board of Education: Benjamin (Ben) Droney, Scott Huegerich, Steven M. Trapp and Sarah (Grace) Wright.
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Students learn to handle their emotions with Zones of Regulation™
12/21/2021
In addition to learning core subjects, Mehlville School District elementary school students are learning about their emotions and how to manage their reactions to different situations through the Zones of Regulation.
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District receives highest marks in clean audit
Mehlville School District finances receive highest opinion from auditors
12/20/2021
Upon review of Mehlville School District’s finances for the 2021 fiscal year, auditors from Daniel Jones and Associates issued the district’s accounting practices its highest marks, an unmodified opinion, or clean audit.
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Incoming kindergarten parent night for multilingual families
12/12/2021
Multilingual families of incoming kindergarten students (2022-2023 school year) are invited to a special parent night on March 29 to learn about district programs and services.
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Immersion room allows students to choose how they learn foreign languages
12/01/2021
The new immersion room opened at Mehlville High School this school year allows students to choose how they learn foreign languages by presenting them with unique, hands-on learning opportunities.
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BOE candidate filing
Candidate filing for two seats on the Board of Education begins Dec. 7
11/23/2021
Any person wishing to file for the Mehlville School District Board of Education may do so in the Mehlville School District Administration Building, 3120 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO 63125. Filing will be held Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, through Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.
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Students take flight in aerospace engineering
11/17/2021
Oakville High School aerospace engineering students took to the skies after designing and building gliders. Aerospace engineering is a Project Lead the Way course offered at Mehlville High School and Oakville High School.
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Students at Point Elementary School
Four schools recognized for student academic growth
11/09/2021
Four district schools were recognized for student growth in mathematics and English language arts in a recent report released by the St. Louis University PRiME Center: MOSAIC Elementary, Point Elementary, Bernard Middle and Washington Middle.
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District plow truck
How we’re handling snow days during the 2021-2022 school year
10/28/2021
This school year, Mehlville School District will use up to four traditional snow days for inclement weather. Should the district need to close on additional days due to weather, students will have virtual instruction days.
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Dr. Bryan Pearlman
Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series: Persistence During the Pandemic
10/12/2021
Mehlville School District is hosting its second Portrait of a Graduate Speaker Series in November. The event, titled “Persistence During the Pandemic,” features Dr. Bryan Pearlman, educator and mental health therapist, and a panel of mental health experts. Parents and community members are encouraged to attend the free event at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Oakville Middle School, 5950 Telegraph Road.
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Adventure and Outdoor Pursuits class
New PE class allows students to adventure and explore new outdoor activities
10/11/2021
Students in the new Adventure and Outdoor Pursuits class at Mehlville High School have already had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: canoeing on the Mississippi River. In addition to kayaking, students are going to learn and practice other outdoor activities like fishing, archery, rock climbing and hiking.
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League of Innovative Schools
Mehlville School District selected to the League of Innovative Schools
10/01/2021
We are proud to announce that Mehlville School District was selected to join the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools, a coalition of forward-thinking schools across the country who are providing students with unique learning opportunities.
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Social-emotional learning interventionist Morgan Mueller
New interventionist positions were created to better support all students
09/29/2021
Mehlville School District added two new interventionists at each school for the 2021-2022 school year to ensure better support for our students. These positions are being paid for by federal COVID-19 relief funds.
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Board approves 2021 blended tax rate
09/22/2021
The Mehlville Board of Education unanimously approved the 2021 blended tax rate of $3.6598 at its annual tax rate hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. The blended rate is about 14 cents less than the previous year of $3.8056.
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State of the District 2021
State of the District: Looking forward to the future
09/16/2021
During his annual State of the District address on Sept. 14, Superintendent Dr. Chris Gaines spoke on three important issues for Mehlville School District: enrollment figures, the new strategic plan and Prop S facility improvements.
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Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2021
The 2021 Mehlville School District Alumni Hall of Fame inductees
08/26/2021
The Alumni Hall of Fame Selection Committee has selected the five inductees for the 2021 Mehlville School District Alumni Hall of Fame.
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Prop S projects begin as part of summer maintenance
08/12/2021
Maintenance and construction crews worked hard this summer to upgrade and make repairs at schools across Mehlville School District, including the first projects funded following voter approval of Prop S.
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New high school course links math to real-world, hands-on use
08/10/2021
The Geometry in Construction course provides students with opportunities for real-world application of geometry principles. In addition to learning mathematics, students also gain hands-on understanding of construction methods, construction safety and tools.
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Back to School Guide 2021
Your back to school guide for the 2021-2022 school year
07/30/2021
Mehlville School District teachers and staff are excited to welcome your children back to start the 2021-2022 school year. Below you’ll find all of the information you need before the first day of school on Wednesday, Aug. 25.
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Family information update 2021
Update your family’s information for the 2021-2022 school year
07/19/2021
You can now update your family’s information for the 2021-2022 school year. The Family Information Update gives you the opportunity to review and update your phone numbers, email addresses and other important information. You will also be asked to review our annual notifications, media release, medical records, technology and video conferencing policies.
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BOE approved FY22 budget
Board prioritizes facility repairs, student support in FY22 budget
07/03/2021
The Mehlville School District Board of Education unanimously approved the budget for the 2021-2022 school year (FY22) at its June 24 meeting. The FY22 budget of $129.3 million includes a projected operating loss of $2.3 million.
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Forder Elementary School teacher Amanda Wyatt
Forder Elementary School teacher named a Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year
07/02/2021
Amanda Wyatt, English Learner (EL) teacher at Forder Elementary School, has been named one of ten honorees for Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year for the St. Louis region. The distinction means she is now eligible to submit an application for Missouri State Teacher of the Year.
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