Thursday, February 21, 2013
All Mehlville schools will be closed on Friday because of the interim weather.
Mehlville and Oakville students can sleep in again on Friday because the Mehlville School District is taking another snow day. Superintendent Dr. Eric Knost made the announcement on his Twitter account just after 7:30 p.m. How will you enjoy your snow day?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
The snow day process is explained as three snow days equal three more days at the end of the year.
Snowy conditions have been a recurring theme this winter, leaving a lot of area students with a reason to celebrate. Mehlville has had three snow days so far this year. With the district’s policy of tacking make-up days to the end of the calendar, the end date of Friday, May 20 is now Wednesday, May 25. Graduation however, will not be affected. Deciding on a snow day is not easy. The decision is mainly based on balancing the district's responsibility to have school with the safety of the students according to Eric Knost, deputy superintendent for the Mehlville School District. “We do not make decisions based on forecasts,” Knost said of the process. When weather worsens, Knost works with Director of Facilities Steve Habeck to monitor the …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
With kids out of school, families scouted the best hills at Jefferson Barracks Park.
By 3 p.m. Tuesday, sledders had already packed down the snow on the best hills at Jefferson Barracks County Park. Hot spots included the hill right before the scenic overlook and by the picnic shelter at the entrance of the park off Grant Road. Samuel Wescoat, age 5, said his first priority was spending time with his dad before going sledding. "That's all I've done today." David Douglas took 4-year-0ld Lily DeVrieze sledding on his day off. "I think she likes eating the snow more than playing in it," he said. Check out the gallery below from today's festivities.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
What are you doing in the snow today?
The first snowfall has officially hit Mehlville. What are your plans today? Sledding at Jefferson Barracks? Building a snowman? Or grabbing some hot chocolate and staying at home? We'd love to see what you're doing today. Submit your pictures with captions to email@example.com.