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January 13, 2020


Town Halls Scheduled to Shape the Future of MRH Schools

MRH Town Hall meetings to discuss needs assessment for all buildings.To the Maplewood Richmond Heights community,

Our school district is enjoying an unprecedented period of sustained growth. More families than ever are taking steps to enroll their children in MRH schools. Our reputation for educational equity and instructional excellence is widely known and well earned. Now, we must take steps to ensure that our learning spaces are adequate in the face of these growing demands. 

Late last summer, a committee of parents, businesspeople, MRH staff, and other stakeholders was convened. This Long-Range Planning Task Force met on four occasions throughout the 2019 fall semester to study historical trends in student population, the changing demographics of the district and the current options for keeping our school buildings both safe and inspirational.

In the coming months, MRH will host three Town Hall gatherings to brief citizens on the expected needs at each of our campuses. We will discuss options and priorities, and we will solicit your opinions and advice. 

The Town Halls will take place on the following dates and locations:

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., MRH High School/Middle School Theatre, 7539 Manchester Road, Maplewood, MO 63143

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 -- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., MRH Elementary School Gymnasium, 1800 Princeton Place, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 -- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m, MRH Early Childhood Center Gymnasium, 2801 Oakland Avenue, Maplewood, MO 63143

Each Town Hall will feature presentations by members of the Board of Education. Principals from all buildings will attend each session, as will representatives from Ittner Architects, MRH’s partner in the needs assessment process. 

We sincerely hope you will attend. 

Katie Kaufmann, President, Maplewood Richmond Height School District Board of Education

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.