Thursday, March 16, 2017
*Congratulations to the following Mehlville High School students that will be performing in the Final Round of Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation's 7th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition on April 8th at the Fabulous Fox theatre.
Amy Holdegraver, Jeni Holdegraver, Ashley Wicks, and Taylor Durham make up the Twirling Group: STOMP IT
They will be competing for scholarships and prizes in this competition.
Congratulations to our Top 8 finalists at the DECA State Competition. All of our DECA students did an outstanding job and were great representatives for MHS.
Carson Daily - Business Finance Services
Logan Merz & Ajla Mujkic - Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making
The Mehlville Debate team finished the season with three competitors narrowly missing a chance to attend debate nationals. The public forum debate team of Ajla Mujkic and Ajla Babic are the first alternates to the national qualifiers. Tony Smith was awarded the Donna Ross Scholarship.
Shout out to the Mehlville Pi Robotics team:
For receiving the following awards:
Top Seed Rookie team
and Rookie Team Inspiration
The grit, dedication, and knowledge these students used to design, create, and compete their Robot at the St. Louis Regional has been so inspiring to watch and I know the students have grown exponentially. This was an amazing experience has also created a positive impression on the wider community of the learning that is happening at Mehlville High School.
*LOST AND FOUND…..is looking to reunite items with their owners. If you have misplaced items recently, please check the lost and found in the Reception office.
*Cheerleading tryout packets are available in the athletic office. Tryouts start March 29th. See Coach Scott in Room 234 with questions.
*SPECIAL OLYMPICS - All forms for Special Olympics are due by March 31st. If you want to participate on May 4th, all forms, signed by your B day teachers along with $10 cash the week we come back from Spring Break. The Village is full, there are a couple of spots for buddies, and we are in need of Timers! Stop by the Athletic Office for more information.
Cadet, Office Aide, Independent Study and My Path applications are now available in the Counseling Center.
Attention Spring Dual Credit Students: Be aware that spring course registration is now open on both the SLU-1818 and UMSL-ACP websites. MBU and MSU registrations will be available in your classrooms. If you have any questions, check with your dual credit teachers or Mrs. Neighbors regarding signing up for your courses. Pay attention to all deadlines. If you are interested in applying for a Spring Dual Credit Scholarship, applications are available in the Counseling Center.
Cornerstone will meet on Wednesday mornings in the Auditorium lobby at 6:45 am. Both students and staff are welcome to join.
Stop by the Java Jungle Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays outside of gym A before 7:05am and get a coffee, hot tea or hot chocolate to start your day!
Seniors should start bringing your acceptance letters to Mrs. Genthon in the Counseling office for the Wall of Acceptance. If you have received any awards or scholarships, please bring that letter in as well for Senior Night.
*The 2017 High School Summer Acceleration Enrollment Packet is now available. Please stop by the Counseling Center for an application.
Dates to Remember:
Mar 17th – Mar 24th – NO SCHOOL – SPRING BREAK
Mar 30th – Early Dismissal at 11:25 am
Mar 30th – Read Across America at MHS- 5:00-8:00 pm
Apr 2nd – SoCo Chamber Taste of South County @ OHS
Apr 4th – NO SCHOOL – Election Day
UPCOMING COLLEGE VISITS:
March 28 – Missouri State University & Webster University
April 3 – SIU-Carbondale
April 3 – United States Air Force
April 6 – Maryville University and Columbia College
- Parent Notes: Please remember that outside lunches, flowers, balloons and other items are not allowed to be delivered to MHS for students by you or others. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
- Absences: If your student is absent from school, please call the attendance line to report their absence at 314-467-6020. Please state and spell your name, your student's name, their grade level, and the date(s) they are absent. Thank you.
- Early Dismissals: Parents, if your student has an early dismissal, please remember to call the attendance office ahead of time so that your student will be able to leave on time as needed.
- School Closings Due to Inclement Weather: The School Reach phone obtained through the district internet site at www.mehlvilleschooldistrict.com in an alert box at the top of the page. Additionally, you may tune in to TV channel 5, channel 4, channel 2 and 1120 or 20 AM Radio.
*The Character Plus word for March is Determination – Always working hard to achieve your goals
Please check MHS website calendar for upcoming events at www.mhs.mehlvilleschooldistrict.com.