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June 14, 2012

MRH High School Selected as a National “Model School”

The High School is one of nine schools represented at the Model Schools Conference in June.

May 29, 2012

Mike Maclin's Farewell Address

After seven years "Mac" is leaving the district. Here's his goodbye.

May 24, 2012

MRH Welcomes New Assistant Principal at the HS

Dennis Love comes to MRH from the Normandy School District.

May 24, 2012

SCAA Announces 2012 Baseball All Conference Team

Four MRH HS students make all conference tream.

May 21, 2012

Joe's Place to Host 'A Night to Remember'

The evening dinner on June 16 will celebrate Dr. Linda Henke and benefit Joe's Place.

May 18, 2012

Construction Complete at ECC and MS/HS

Projects were approved with Proposition Y in April 2012.

May 16, 2012

MRH Elementary Summer Enrichment 2012 Open Enrollment

MRH has planned programs to challenge the imagination of students.

May 16, 2012

MRH Sixth Graders Participate in Area-wide Book Battle

Students have opportunity to meet author of popular book series.

May 15, 2012

Students Participate in the MO State Symposium for the Academy of Science

Jaszmyn Epps earns frist place in the Behavioral Science category.

May 15, 2012

HS Honors Chemistry Students Visit Washington University

Students visit with Dr. Wang and tour the Department of Physics.

May 14, 2012

HS Students Receive Honors at the St. Louis Science Fair

Students win nearly $2,000 in scholarship money.

May 14, 2012

HS Student Brianna Jones to Participate in The Photovoice Showcase

Exhibition of student work will be held at the Regional Arts Commission.

May 14, 2012

MS Students to Participate in Novus Art Walk

The Bee Club will share information on the “Blue Devil Bees” will sell lip balm, honey, and more.

May 14, 2012

St. Louis Suburban Conference Announces New Alignment

The new conference alignment will start with the 2014-2015 school year.

May 11, 2012

MRH Appoints New Athletic Director and HS Football Coach

Nixon will serve as the HS athletic director and football coach and MS physical education teacher.

May 9, 2012

MRH Recognizes Faculty and Staff with Service Awards

Years of service and distinguished awards were given in addition to honoring retirees.

May 8, 2012

MRH Elementary to Host ‘Parent Coffee' with the New Principals

Meet incoming Principal Jason Adams and Assistant Principal Jonathon Strong.

May 8, 2012

MSHSAA Honors Two MRH HS Students

John Barron and Amber Sinclair honored with an Award of Excellence.

May 8, 2012

MRH Track Enters Post Season Hungry for Another State Title

MRH track prepares for state.

May 7, 2012

HS Students Attend Chemistry Career Day at UMSL

Students visited five research labs and four instrumentation facilities.

May 4, 2012

Annual Elementary Event Focuses on Career Opportunities

Elementary invites parents, relatives, community and business members to participate in Career Day

May 1, 2012

MRH HS Students Nominated for CAPPIES

Students nominated for their work in ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ and ‘Steel Magnolias.’

April 30, 2012

MRH Elementary Students Study the Steps of Critique

Last visiting artist for 2011-12 school year displays work throughout Elementary building.

April 30, 2012

Elementary Orientation for In-coming 2nd Graders and Their Parents Planned

Evening of information and fun activities planned to ease transition from ECC to Elementary.

April 26, 2012

MRH to Host Million Minor March in Downtown St. Louis

The march will be the celebrating event after students complete acts of goodwill.

April 25, 2012

Tennis Club Provides Exciting New After-School Opportunity for Kids

Another vehicle to build healthy lifestyles.

April 25, 2012

Team Building, Learning Outside, Talent Show During State Testing

Wrapping scholarship with citizenship.

April 25, 2012

Prepared for a Rigorous High School Curriculum

An update on the eighth grade class.

April 25, 2012

Elementary Hosts BOGO Spring Book Fair

Families urged to take advantage of buy one get one free bargains.

April 19, 2012

MRH High School Stages Drunk Driving Reenactment Before Prom Season

Reenactment warns students about the dangers of drinking and driving.

April 16, 2012

MRH High School Opens Kitchen Garden

New Garden will include Tool Shed with Roof Top Garden, Planting Beds, and Outdoor Kitchen Oven

April 13, 2012

MRH Board of Education Elects New Officers

Each office is for a twelve-month term.

April 12, 2012

MRH Earns Top National Honors in 2012 Magna Awards for Joe’s Place

Joe’s Place honored by the American School Board Journal and National School Boards Association.

April 12, 2012

MRH MS Students Create Plan for the Former Pruitt-Igoe Housing Project Site

Design has been entered to the Pruitt Igoe Now competition.

April 12, 2012

MRH Choral Program to Sing at Ethical Society of St. Louis

The concert is the first of many planned community concerts.

April 5, 2012

Dr. Robert Dillon Attains Designation of Green Classroom Professional

The Center for Green Schools bestows honor.

April 3, 2012

MRH HS Student John Barron Named St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar Athlete

Barron honored for his athletic success and academic performance.

April 2, 2012

MRH Middle School Artwork to be Displayed at Saint Louis Galleria

Forty-one students will be represented in the art show.

April 2, 2012

Faces Behind MRH

This video highlights the MRH support staff.

March 31, 2012

MRH Elementary Students Prepare for State Testing

Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Test Successfully

March 29, 2012

Jonathan Strong to Become New Assistant Principal at MRH Elementary

Strong will join Jason Adams, the new elementary principal, beginning July 1, 2012.

March 29, 2012

MRH Board of Education Expresses Safety Concerns with QuikTrip Proposal

Special Message from the MRH Board of Education.

March 26, 2012

Bill Henkse is Academy of Science-Monsanto Fund Science Teacher of the Year

Henkse will be honored on April 19, 2012 at the Chase Park Plaza.

March 23, 2012

ECC to Host 2012 Spring Scholastic Book Fair

Fair runs March 26 through March 30, 2012.

March 23, 2012

Blue Devils Rhythm & Blues Band 2012 Video Montage

Showcasing the talent of MRH High School.

March 16, 2012

E4 students design future possibilities for Pruitt-Igoe

Enter Pruitt-Igoe Now Design Competition

March 15, 2012

MS Student Rena Kramer Selected to Attend Prestigious Joseph Baldwin Academy

Kramer will spend three weeks in July at Truman State University.

March 15, 2012

ECC Announces 2012-2013 Enrollment Schedule

Preschool registration begins on February 13, 2012.

March 13, 2012

HS Principal Kevin Grawer Named a 2012 Walsworth Consummate Professional

Honor bestowed by Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals and Walsworth Publishing.

March 13, 2012

MS Teacher Alex Pepin to Become ‘Google Certified’ at Google Teacher Academy

Pepin with travel to London, England in April to attend the Academy.

March 9, 2012

Michael Maclin to Become Principal at University City High School

Maclin is currently the assistant principal at the MRH High School.

March 9, 2012

MRH Announces the Appointment of New Administrators

New principal for Elementary and new assistant principal for Middle School.

March 9, 2012

MRH Spring Break

Students share what they are doing on spring break

March 5, 2012

MRH Elementary Students Create Daily Live Broadcast

Morning news program keeps students and staff apprised of what is happening at MRHE.

February 27, 2012

MRH High School Presents the Play “Steel Magnolias”

The play is a comedy–drama about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana.

February 25, 2012

MHR Celebrates Black History Month with Annual Soul Food Supper

The popular event will be held Tuesday, February 28, 2012 in the HS Cafeteria.

February 24, 2012

The Academy of Science – St. Louis Presents the Finalists

Eight MRH HS students were semi-finalists.

February 23, 2012

HS Student Samantha Barnett has Article Published on

Barnett is the first student at MRH to be published on SciJourner.

February 21, 2012

MSHSAA Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament Brackets

Be sure to wear your MRH blue and support our Blue Devils!

February 20, 2012

Faces Behind MRHHS

This video highlights just a few of the great teachers at MRHHS

February 17, 2012

MRH and Webster Univeristy to Present Dr. Lella Gandini

The topic is "The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation."

February 15, 2012

MRH Elementary Heats Up for Annual Chili Cook-Off

Last call goes out for chili entries, auction donations and volunteers for popular event.

February 13, 2012

Integrating Learning Highlights Eighth Grade Scholars Journey

Rigor and excellence for all learners.

February 13, 2012

Eighth Grade Studies Civil War Through Battledrum

Expedition leads to incredible theater experience.

February 13, 2012

Metro Theater Residency Brings Fresh Perspectives

Art integration continues in middle school.

February 13, 2012

Academic Excellence Continues in Seventh Grade

Scholarship at forefront of recent work

February 13, 2012

Winter Camping Teaches Leadership, Stewardship

Adventure Club is on the move again.

February 10, 2012

MRH prepares for the Million Minor March

MRHSD is promoting community involvement this spring with the Million Minor March.

February 9, 2012

ECC to Host “Be the Match” Bone Marrow Registry

Bone marrow drive is in honor of an MRH student with B-cell Lymphoma

February 7, 2012

MRHHS Kicks Off Black History Month with Rev. Kyles Visit

Rev. Billy Kyles Speaks to MRH Students

February 6, 2012

Dr. Linda Lambert Visits MRH

The noted author and education consultant spent two days in the MRH School District.

February 3, 2012

ECC to Host “Seed Starting Workshop and Seed Swap”

The event is a joint program with the Richmond Heights Garden Club.

February 1, 2012

Dr. Tony Arnold to be Recognized as an Exemplary New Principal

Honor bestowed by the STL Suburban District of the MO Assoc. of Elementary School Principals.

February 1, 2012

ECC Students Learn from the Farm Animal Program

Program brings farm animals to the ECC for hands-on learning.

January 31, 2012

MRH to Host Presentation by Rev. Billy Kyles in Honor of Black History Month

Rev. Kyles is the last remaining person to have spent the final hour of Dr. King’s life with him.

January 30, 2012

MRH Board Member Lamar Agard to be Honored by St. Louis American Foundation

Awardees chosen for their distinguished professional achievements and community service.

January 30, 2012

MRH Girls Basketball having a solid season.

Girls basketball team makes big strides from last year

January 24, 2012

MRH Elementary Chess Team Dominates at Tournament

Team wins second 1st place trophy this season.

January 24, 2012

Fine Arts and Family Fun in February at the ECC

Come to the ECC for a hands-on experience with clay.

January 24, 2012

ECC PTO to Present Snowflake Ball

The evening will be fun for all ages and benefits stem cell donor drives.

January 23, 2012

Coach Brandon Gregory Awarded Coach of the Year in Track and Field

Gregory is honored by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

January 20, 2012

MRH Elementary Prepares to Celebrate Black History Month

Special events to include African-American Read-In.

January 20, 2012

A Burning Desire to Succeed

MRH Senior Brittany Poole gets high marks on Firefighter Certification Test.

January 19, 2012

Elementary Students Prepare for 2012 Science Fair

Finished entries are due February 23.

January 19, 2012

Middle School Awarded Monsanto Grant for Bee Project

Grant will be used to expand the MRH Bee Project and enhance student learning.

January 19, 2012

MRH Creates Online Art Gallery

Gallery showcases 30 of the district's art collection.

January 17, 2012

Elementary Service Project a Success

Students deliver 1,600 food items to Operation Food Search and Salvation Army pantry.

January 13, 2012

MRH Boys Basketball Winter Update

MRH Boys Basketball is having a solid season winning it's home opener.

January 13, 2012

Special Message from Superintendent Linda Henke

A message from the Dr. Linda Henke to all district families.

January 13, 2012

Special Message from the MRH Board of Education

A message from the Board of Education to all district families.

January 13, 2012

MRH School District Announces the Retirement of Superintendent Linda Henke

Assistant Superintendent Karen Hall will be promoted to the position of superintendent.

January 5, 2012

Educator and Author Ron Berger to Speak at MRH

Berger’s presentation “Steps to Excellent Student Work” is free and open to the community.

January 4, 2012

MRH Geek Squad???

Student run Tech Help Desk provides valuable resource for MRH students and staff.

December 22, 2011

MRH Central Office Winter Break Schedule

The Central Office will be open throughout the holidays.

December 19, 2011

National Board Certified Teachers Honored at MRH

Mary Darst becomes the newest MRH teacher to be National Board Certified.

December 14, 2011

High Fives at MRHHS

Students participate in a random act of togetherness during passing period.

December 14, 2011

MRH Chickenology

MRH Chickenologist program teaches students about sustainability.

December 14, 2011

MRH Holiday Traditions

Students and staff reflect on community and family traditions.

December 14, 2011

Giving back to the MRH community

MRH students and staff give back during the Holiday Season.

December 13, 2011

Attention MRH Families Who Love to Cook!

The MRH Early Childhood Center publishes the cookbook, The Family Table.

December 12, 2011

Dr. Linda Henke Receives Award from Metro Theater Company

The January 20, 2012 performance of Battledrum will be dedicated to Dr. Henke.

December 9, 2011

MRH Elementary Chess Team Wins First Place

After School Club brings home trophy after impressive performance at GCL Fall Open.

December 9, 2011

MRH HS Boys Basketball Team to Raise Money for the Salvation Army

The team has challenged Brentwood to see which can raise the most money.

December 8, 2011

Blue Devils Basketball Game Against SLUH to be Streamed Live

MRH plays SLUH in the opening round of the 12th Annual Webster Classic tournament.

December 6, 2011

MRH HS Students make All-State Jazz Band

Over 1,300 students audition for a limited number of spots.

December 6, 2011

Notice of Public Election for MRH Board of Education

The MRH Board of Education will have three seats open in the April 3, 2012 election.

December 6, 2011

Dr. Linda Henke and HS Student Kaila Nong Interviewed on NPR Station WAMU

Interview focused on the MRH chicken project and the recently published book Chickenology.

November 29, 2011

MRH Participates in Maplewood’s Christmas Tree Walk

Chamber of Commerce Presents 10th Annual Christmas Tree Walk on December 2, 2011

November 28, 2011

Dr. Tom Kulla-Abbott Promoted to Director of Alternative Services

A search is now underway to seek a replacement for the MS assistant principal position.

November 22, 2011

MRH HS Wrestling Club Hosts Chili Dinner

All-you-can-eat event to be held on December 6, 2011

November 21, 2011

The Sustainable Citizen: A Conversation about Aquaculture at School and Home

MRH Middle School to host Conference December 5, 2011

November 17, 2011

MRH HS Football takes Lamar in State Semifinal

Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at Lamar High School

November 16, 2011

Girls on the Track

Middle School Girls Complete Twelve Week Program with 5K

November 16, 2011

Forest Park Forever

Service Learning Project Brings Middle Schoolers Closer to Needs of the Park

November 16, 2011

MRHHS Basketball Preview

November kicks off with Blue Devils Basketball Preview

November 11, 2011

Maplewood Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Set for November 19, 2011

Proceeds benefit the MRH Elementary School

November 8, 2011

MRH HS Football takes on Caruthersville in State Quarter Finals

Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at Lindenwood University

November 4, 2011

Blue Devils Football Game Against Brentwood to be Streamed Live

MRH plays Brentwood in MSHSAA sectional game.

November 3, 2011

Food Drive Underway

MRH Elementary students begin Winter Service Project

November 3, 2011

MRHHS students make major strides in 1st quarter academics

38% of students make Honor Roll first quarter

November 3, 2011

MRH School District Hosts Open House Sunday, November 13

The public is invited to tour all of the MRH schools (rescheduled from November 6).

November 2, 2011

Faces Behind MRH High School

This video highlights just a few of the great teachers at MRH High School.

October 28, 2011

“A Raisin in the Sun” Opens at MRH High School November 3

Play tells the story of a family living and struggling on Chicago's South Side in the 1950s.

October 26, 2011

MRH High School Students Present at the Saint Louis Science Center’s SciFest

“Chickenologists” share the art and science of raising chickens.

October 24, 2011

New Faces and Improvements in Technology

MRH Technology Help Desk and new faces are sure to change technology in the High School

October 19, 2011

Women Who Look Ahead Holds Initiation Ceremony at MRH High School

Seventy-eight students take part in the 2011-2012 program.

October 17, 2011

Focus On Cooperative Learning

MRH Elementary students motivate each other to excel.

October 13, 2011

MRH Elementary Students "Born to Be Drug-Free"

Red Ribbon Week activities planned for drug prevention awareness campaign.

October 7, 2011

Middle School Students Honored as Scholars

Duke University's Talent Identification Program Shines Brightly at MRHMS

October 7, 2011

Eighth Grade to Explore Water Citizenship

October Classroom Expedition Partnership MRHMS with MSD and Department of Conversation

October 7, 2011

Students Present at State Principals' Conference

MRH Middle School Continues to Tell Its Story

October 6, 2011

District-wide Screening Sweep for ECC

Parents as Teachers

September 21, 2011

Elementary Reads, Rights and Runs!

Students look forward to race at Forest Park in April.

September 20, 2011

The Chickens are HERE!

MRH Elementary is the second school in the district to have a chicken program.

September 16, 2011

Learn How To Raise Chickens

Free class offers community members the chance to learn about backyard chickens.

September 14, 2011

Award-Winning Author to Visit MRH Elementary

Margaret Peterson Haddix is author of 2010 Mark Twain book.

September 12, 2011

MRH Earns “Distinction in Performance” Award

District sees tremendous improvement in state test scores.

September 8, 2011

Camp Sherwood Returns to Expedition Lineup

Student to explore the unique physical geography and features in the Ozark hills.

September 6, 2011

MRH Launches Parents as Teachers for 2011-12 Year

Free program supports families with children from birth to age five.

September 1, 2011

Blue Devil Bees Win Award at State Fair

Students continue meaningful work in sustainability.

August 25, 2011

MRH to Host Forum on the Federal Farm Bill

Free event is presented by U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan and is open to the public.

August 15, 2011

School Year Starts with New Resources for Middle School Students

New staffing structure will provide even more support for students.

August 15, 2011

MRH Website Gets New Look

Overhauled site features easier navigation and allows for more timely updates.

August 6, 2011

Elementary School Sees Improvement in State Testing Scores

Improvements seen in both mathematics and communication arts.

August 5, 2011

Important Construction Information for ECC Parents

Includes details on changes to dropping off students and lunchroom routines.

August 2, 2011

MRH Schools Host Back-to-School Events

Valuable information will be provided, so families are encouraged to attend.

July 27, 2011

Construction Underway at MRH Schools

Work at the ECC and the Middle/High School expected to be complete sometime this fall.

July 26, 2011

School Supply Lists for the 2011-12 School Year Now Posted

ECC, Elementary School and Middle School lists available.

July 25, 2011

Physicals Required for High School Athletes

Additional opportunity for physicals for student athletes on Thursday, August 4, 3-6 p.m.

July 1, 2011

MRH Food Program Wins Another Award

Healthy Eating with Local Produce program receives “What’s Right With the Region Award”.