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June 28, 2021

Pandemic EBT Benefits (P-EBT)

Help available to determine if your children qualify.

June 17, 2021

Online Map and Text Number To Help Families Locate Local Summer Food Programs

Meals will be served to children age 18 and under.

June 10, 2021

How Are Teachers Like Bears and Other Mammals?

The all hibernate.

June 7, 2021

Watch the Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony Live

Commencement takes place at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10

June 4, 2021

MRH Planning for Full-week, In-Person Learning for 2021-22

MOCAP virtual instruction remains option for next school year.

June 3, 2021

Girls Basketball Skills & Shooting Sessions

Free clinics for 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th grade girls interested in basketball.

May 24, 2021

How Has Your Virtual Learning Experience Been?

MRH issues survey for all current virtual academy students.

May 21, 2021

MRH Welcomes New Principals to Early Childhood Center and Middle School

Jill Loyet and Craig Maxwell both come to MRH from the Ferguson-Florissant School District.

May 20, 2021

Ralph Posley Appointed to Fill MRH Board Vacancy

Veteran director will serve out the term of Nikylan Knapper, who resigned in April.

May 17, 2021

MRH Mask Policy Remains in Effect

No changes to current practice throughout the remainder of the school year.

May 17, 2021

State Seeks Public Input on Plan to Use K-12 COVID Relief Funds

Families should complete survey by May 19.

May 14, 2021

MRH Board of Education Honors School and Community Leaders

Annual employee recognition event held at 9 Mile Garden

May 10, 2021

Nelson Mitten Scholarship Fund Seeks Donations

Scholarship recipients get financial help in their freshman and sophomore college years.

May 4, 2021

MRH Family Webinars With Our Next Superintendent

Not too late to catch the Tuesday evening event with Dr. Bonita Jamison

April 9, 2021

MRH 8th Graders Invited to Attend an Honors Model United Nations

Congratulations to Logan Phillips, Patrick Meyers, and Blue Bynum.

April 5, 2021

Maplewood Richmond Heights Board of Education Approves Shift to Tier 1

MRH tiers option students in K-12 will return to buildings full-time on April 26.

March 29, 2021

MRH Offering On-Campus Enrichment Opportunities This Summer

Brochure and registration form available now.

March 19, 2021

Missouri Assessment Plan Testing Resumes This Spring

Virtual option learners required to take MAP tests at school.

March 8, 2021

MRH Offers Online Art Gallery

Art works can be enjoyed virtually via QR code.

March 1, 2021

Letter to the Community from the Next MRH Superintendent

Dr. Bonita Jamison officially steps into the superintendent's office on July 1.

February 18, 2021

MRH Board of Education Adopts Student Protection Resolution

Action in response to unprecedented effort in the Mo. legislature to privatize public education.

February 16, 2021

The History of the Lincoln Schools at MRH

We sat down with former students and historians for a fascinating Black History Month discussion.

February 15, 2021

Virtual Learning February 16; MRH Offices Closed

Forecast calls for additional snowfall amid very low temperatures.

January 26, 2021

Bus Driver Job Opening at MRH

Part-time, 10-month position open immediately.

January 22, 2021

New Public Hours for MRH High School Track

Citizens asked to avoid track use during normal school hours.

January 19, 2021

Three Candidates File for Two Seats on the MRH School Board

Election will take place on April 6, 2021.

January 13, 2021

Dr. Bonita Jamison Named Next Permanent MRH Superintendent

Dr. Jamison succeeds Dr. Karen I. Hall, who retires in June.

January 11, 2021

MRH Families Urged to Complete the Tier 2 Bus Survey

Transportation Department creating ridership schedules ahead of Jan. 25 return.

January 8, 2021

MRH Calendar Change: 2nd Semester Early Release Days Move to Wednesdays

Revised plan for early release of students meshes with hybrid learning mode.

January 7, 2021

MRH to Begin Second Semester in Tier 2 Hybrid Learning Mode

Board of Education vote will bring students and staff back to buildings on January 25.

January 7, 2021

New "Principal" Takes Charge for a Day at MRH Middle School

7th grader Cara Thomas wins a drawing to become "Principal for a Day."

January 4, 2021

Dr. Catherine Von Hatten, 1954-2020

Former assistant superintendent was instrumental in MRH District turnaround.

December 7, 2020

"Learning Forward" Graduation Caps Amazing Experience for MRH Educators

Years-long program helps teachers and administrators make lasting impacts on students.

December 3, 2020

MRH Return to Learning, Winter/Spring 2021

MRH Board of Education Weighing Tier Options

December 1, 2020

Snow Days Become Remote Learning Days in 2020-2021

System will prevent an extension of school into mid-June of 2021.

November 30, 2020

MRH Middle School: Where Expedition and Adventure Meet

Adventure Club adds virtual component this year.

November 24, 2020

Weekend on Wheels Food Pantry to Resume Accepting Donations Weekly

Drop-offs will take place on Wednesdays between noon and 2 p.m.

November 23, 2020

Dinosaurs Descend on the MRH High School Track

Dancing Dinos benefit Girls on the Run.

November 20, 2020

MRH Issues Family Survey on 1st Quarter Learning Experiences

Opinions also requested on future learning.

November 16, 2020

Social-Emotional Crisis Task Forces Being Formed for Schools Statewide

Interested participants must sign up before THE END OF TODAY, November 16.

November 14, 2020

MRH Boosters Club Postponing Fall Homecoming Parade to November 21

Registration required to participate.

November 11, 2020

Saturday is Deadline to Apply to Become MRH's Next Superintendent

Candidates' applications must be received by November 14, 2020.

November 10, 2020

MRH Fall Plays Taking Place Friday, November 13

Blue Devil Players present shows at 7 pm and 8 pm.

November 3, 2020

MRH Board Holds Special Open & Executive Work Sessions on Thursday

6:30pm - Video Conferencing due to COVID19 Global Pandemic

October 27, 2020

Community Message from the MRH Acting Superintendent

Roxanna Mechem will serve while search continues for a permanent superintendent.

October 26, 2020

A Message from the Maplewood Richmond Heights Board of Education

Directors issue statement re: superintendent.

October 26, 2020

Studying the Bill of Rights, In Dystopian Year 2100

MRH students submit video to government court contest, hoping to win $500.

October 23, 2020

MRH Board of Education Issues Message to the Community

Blueprint for building reentry coming into sharper focus.

October 22, 2020

MRH Middle School Honored for Project on Cafeteria Waste Reduction

Award comes from the U.S. Green Building Council.

October 21, 2020

MRH Board to Hold Special Open Session on October 22

6:00 pm meeting can be viewed on YouTube.

October 20, 2020

MRH Tech Help Desk Temporarily Reducing Hours of Service

Desk will close at 3 pm instead of 4 pm through November 4.

October 16, 2020

Fully Virtual Instruction Will Continue for All MRH Students

Board of Education extends Tier 3 learning to end of the semester.

October 7, 2020

MRH Board of Education Holds Virtual Special Open Meeting, Oct. 8

Citizens may join via video or telephone.

October 6, 2020

Board's Weekly COVID-19 Data Tracking Meetings on Hold for Now.

MRH Board of Education expects to vote Oct. 15 on tier transition.

October 6, 2020

FREE Flu Vaccine Information for Our Community

SSM offering drive-thru shots beginning October 10.

October 5, 2020

"Forward Through Ferguson" Releases Education Advocacy Report

Board will review the report at October 8 meeting.

October 2, 2020

MRH Middle School Artist Holds First Public (Virtual) Exhibition

DJ Schmitt collaborates with established community artist.

September 28, 2020

MRH Board of Education Holds Virtual Special Open Meeting, Sept. 29

Citizens may join via video or telephone.

September 22, 2020

Free Community Flu Shots Available Across the Region

SSM and BJC health systems issue times and locations; no appointments required.

September 15, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually Sept. 18

9:30 a.m. meeting may be viewed or heard by phone.

September 14, 2020

Community Group MapleGOOD Launches Student and Family Support Project

Group offering workshops, tutoring, activities and other supports.

September 14, 2020

MRH Board of Education Holds Virtual Monthly Meeting, Sept. 17

Citizens may join via video or telephone.

September 11, 2020

Tax Rate Hearing Set for September 17, 2020

Public comment is invited, virtually.

September 11, 2020

MRH Student Health and Medical Forms Distributed Electronically

Up-to-date immunization records required for all students.

September 10, 2020

MRH Superintendent Receives Excellence in Education Award

Dr. Karen Hall honored by the St. Louis American Foundation.

September 10, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually September 10

Video conference set for 6:30 pm; you may also join via telephone.

September 3, 2020

MRH Suspends Student Vision Screenings For Semester

Options exist for for families who need kids checked before 2021.

September 3, 2020

Meeting to Discuss COVID-19 Data Tracking is Cancelled

Virtual meeting was to have taken place on Sept. 4.

September 2, 2020

"Girls On The Run" Adjusting to Challenging Times

Curriculum is now available in a virtual setting.

September 2, 2020

Maplewood True Value Store Donates PPE and Cleaner to MRH

Donation is part of the company's Educational Heroes Safety Campaign

September 2, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually September 3

Video conference set for 6:30 pm; you may also join via telephone.

August 31, 2020

September at the Maplewood Public Library

Wide array of virtual programs available.

August 31, 2020

Public Cooperation Needed at MRH Track and Other Facilities

Some restrictions in place at MRH recreational spaces.

August 28, 2020

Citizens' Group Debuts Student and Family Support Project

MapleGOOD offering free services and assistant to K-12 students.

August 26, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually August 27

Video conference set for 6:30 pm; you may also join via telephone.

August 18, 2020

Proposition E Bond Sale Update

Bonds to pay for District-wide improvements scooped up by a hungry market on August 11.

August 18, 2020

MRH's Proposition E Partner Announces Role in Major Equity Project

Ittner Architects to produce video for National School Boards Association.

August 14, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually August 20

Meeting available via Zoom video conference and by telephone at 7 pm.

August 11, 2020

Richmond Heights Library Extends Three Summer Reading Programs

Virtual scavenger hunts and escape rooms are featured.

August 11, 2020

Power Restored at MRH Buildings Following Monday Storms

Business as usual is expected on Wednesday, August 12.

August 7, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually August 11

Video conference set for 6:30 pm; you may also join via telephone.

August 7, 2020

MRH Board of Education Work Session Video Available

Board met via video conference on Thursday, August 6.

August 6, 2020

Organized Sports Practices on Hiatus

MRH and other regional districts reach group decision to hold off for now.

August 6, 2020

Summer Meal Pickup Service Moves to Sutton Loop Park on August 10

All students in the region are offered grab-n-go breakfasts and lunches.

August 4, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually for August 6 Work Session

Video conference set for 6:30 pm; you may also join via telephone.

August 3, 2020

Voting During COVID-19; What You Need to Know

St. Louis County election board enacting safety precautions on Aug. 4.

August 3, 2020

Clarification: Student Learning Options for 2020-21 School Year

Families are asked to examine options and respond via survey by August 10.

July 31, 2020

MRH Middle School Principal Earns Doctorate

We congratulate Dr. Michael Dittrich on the conclusion of his doctoral studies.

July 30, 2020

What do you say to children to explain twin pandemics of racism and COVID-19?

Upcoming webinar: talking to children about race and racism.

July 29, 2020

School Start Date for K-12 Pushed Back One Week; Preschool Suspended For Now

Action by MRH Board affords more time to prepare for remote learning.

July 27, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually for July 28 Work Session

Board will continue discussions on school reentry matters.

July 24, 2020

Upcoming School Year Will Kick Off in Virtual Fashion

MRH Board votes to open the year with students learning from home.

July 22, 2020

MRH Board of Education to Meet Virtually for July 23 Work Session

Board will address issues surrounding the return to learning in August.

July 21, 2020

Two More Special Education Services Forums Scheduled

SSD and MRH representatives will respond to families' questions about the coming school year.

July 21, 2020

MRH Middle School Principal Joins Advisory Board of Civic Arts Company

CAC addresses issues of social injustice.

July 21, 2020

MRH Issues New Survey of Parents and Teachers

District seeking additional input on the resumption of learning in August.

July 19, 2020

Inclusive Book Collection Drive Taking Place July 19

Donations may be dropped off at Kellogg Park in Maplewood

July 12, 2020

Special Open Work Session of Board of Education on July 13

Join via Zoom video conference or telephone

July 10, 2020

July 16 Board of Education Meeting via Videoconference

Citizens may watch on Zoom or listen over a phone.

July 8, 2020

Measuring Up: Architects Use Laser Technology for Proposition E Work

3D scanner is a unique tool in the design process.

July 8, 2020

Stringent Precautions in Place as Some MRH Staff Return to Offices

Year-round employees will filter back into work spaces July 13.

July 7, 2020

Regional Education Consortium Issues General Guidelines for Reopening Schools

MRH and other districts will consider this outline ahead of July 20 announcements with details.

July 6, 2020

Forum Scheduled for Families of Students Receiving Special Education Services

You can join via video or telephone at noon on July 13.

July 2, 2020

MRH Summer Athletic Activity Resumes in Limited Form with Strict Precautions

Masks required for all indoor activity and outdoor activity when social distancing is not possible

July 1, 2020

Families and Staff Speak Out in Stakeholder Surveys

Feedback will be used by MRH Reentry Task Force

July 1, 2020

Second Installment Scheduled for "Lunch & Listen" with Board of Education

Video conference set for noon on July 8.