Mehlville School District
Classes start in the Mehlville School District on Aug. 14, and the school board president hopes this is the last year students will spend only 174 days in class.
Badly-needed clothing, food, fresh water and other supplies are on their way from the St. Louis area to Bosnia.
The additions to the Mehlville School District will cost about $30 million dollars, but board members are unsure of how they’ll pay for all of it.
The second part of the multi-million dollar improvement plan for the district will be announced tonight at the Board of Education meeting.
A Mehlville school board committee will hold a closed-door meeting tonight, and performance pay is expected to again be discussed.
Due to a major fiber outage in the South County area, the Mehlville School District does not have telephone service or internet service to most of their schools.
Mehlville School Board members are considering a proposal that would give raises to teachers when the district meets certain goals.
School districts throughout the St. Louis area took a critical look at safety and security of their school buildings following the shootings in Newtown, Conn. on December 14th, 2012.
At a meeting Tuesday night, Mehlville Board of Education President Mark Stoner says he thinks the models could work well to incentivize teachers.
A spokeswoman says the total for about three weeks in August, for 544 students in 14 schools, is $398,400.