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June 30, 2020

MRH Opens Formal Appeal for Superintendent Search Firm

Outgoing Superintendent Dr. Karen Hall stepping down after the 2020-21 school year.

June 29, 2020

Coming School Year Brings Changes Around ECC

More learning space opening; nearby properties being returned to community.

June 26, 2020

MRHE Students Demonstrate What Empathy is All About

Classmates sold yard signs, raised hundreds of dollars for community food pantries.

June 25, 2020

June 30 MRH Board Meeting to be Via Videoconference

Special open session begins at 6:30.

June 25, 2020

MRH Reentry Planning: Family and Staff Surveys Complete

District will analyze feedback to inform how school will look in August.

June 25, 2020

Proposition E Timeline for Design and Construction

MRH partner Ittner Architects also assisting with reentry planning.

June 24, 2020

Summer Meal Distribution Program Temporarily Moves to Sutton Park

MRH meal service will go on brief hiatus; local organizations will cover the gap.

June 22, 2020

Superintendent Karen I. Hall Announces Retirement Plans in 2021

Dr. Hall has led the district through prosperous years since 2012.

June 9, 2020

MRH Board Members Reelected on Tuesday Sworn into Office Tonight

Board officers also retaining their respective leadership positions.

June 4, 2020

MRH Middle School Releases Virtual Promotion Video

Video features principals, students, board members and teachers.

June 4, 2020

Superintendent Hall's Community Message -- June 4, 2020

Dr. Hall encourages frank discussions with youngsters about race and privilege.

June 4, 2020

MRH Partners With Self-Care-Through-Yoga Group

"The Collective" will provide several yoga videos each month.

June 3, 2020

Voters Approve Bond Issue to Make Sweeping Improvements at MRH Schools

Proposition E passed Tuesday by an overwhelming margin.

June 3, 2020

MRH Board of Education Thanks Voters for Supporting Proposition E

Board gives special recognition to leaders of the Prop E campaign committee.

June 3, 2020

Virtual Promotion Video Released for MRH 6th Graders

Ceremony produced by Spot Content Studio and MRHE staffers.

June 2, 2020

MRH Middle School Teachers Parade Cancelled

Procession had been scheduled for Wednesday morning, June 3

June 1, 2020

Proposition E for MRH School Buildings on June 2 Ballot

Election board taking extra precautions to keep voters safe.

May 29, 2020

Sign Up for the Summer Math Challenge

Student math skills don't have to erode during the break.

May 22, 2020

MRH Meal Distribution Program

Meal pickups available at three MRH locations for all area students.

May 20, 2020

MRH Equity Partner Offers Ways to Engage Families

MAP Center holds a series of virtual summertime workshops.

May 19, 2020

Surprise Send-off by Teachers for MRHE Principal Dr. Jason Adams

Eight-year MRH veteran is taking an assistant superintendent's job in Webster Groves.

May 18, 2020

Parade to Feature Staff from MRHE and ECC

Teachers will kick off the parade at 10 a.m. on May 19

May 18, 2020

MRH May board meeting to take place in virtual format.

Board of Education meeting will be via teleconference on May 21.

May 15, 2020

U.S. Green Buildings Council Honors MRH Middle School

The award salutes schools which implement creative, effective and low-cost sustainable practices.

May 13, 2020

Annual Kiwanis Scholarship Fundraising Golf Tournament Postponed

Event scheduled for June will have to wait, due to pandemic.

May 13, 2020

Weekend On Wheels Distributing Food Bags and Accepting Donations

Strict safety protocols in place as WOW distributes and takes in non-perishable food items.

May 6, 2020

MRH Emerges Victorious in Virtual Book Battle

MRH 87, Ritenour Middle 77

May 6, 2020

MRH Senior Takes High Honors in On-line Science Fair

Kamau Muse Morris was a semi-finalist in this year’s Academy of Science St. Louis Science Fair.

May 5, 2020

Richmond Heights Firefighters Donate to Weekend On Wheels

MRH food pantry receives $250 from Local 2665.

May 4, 2020

Retiring Veteran PE Teacher Feted With Parade, Tribute Video and TV Interview

Kathy Simon calling it a career after 21 years at MRH.

May 1, 2020

Discover Club Registration Goes On-Line for the Coming Year

Information and new forms will be disseminated May 11.

April 28, 2020

Mark the date: Meet Our New Elementary School Principal

Virtual meet-&-greet scheduled for this Friday

April 24, 2020

MRH Middle School "Seed to Table" to give away small starter food plants.

Tomatoes, peppers and spices among the items up for grabs.

April 24, 2020

Weekend on Wheels Food Pantry Expanding Service

WOW food collections will resume May 1.

April 23, 2020

The Ultimate Expedition: MRHMS Teacher Bound for Antarctica Next Year

Bill Henske's mission is to spread awareness about polar science.

April 20, 2020

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Phoenix Bussey

MRH grad tears it up at Stephens College in Columbia, MO.

April 19, 2020

AAUW Honors MRH Students

Students honored for their academic achievement and contributions to STEM.

April 15, 2020

MRHE Virtual Spirit Week Coming Soon

Five days of at-home fun begins Monday, April 20.

April 13, 2020

MRH Salutes Parents & Alumni on the Front Lines

Nurses, electricians, and grocery managers busier than ever.

April 12, 2020

Weekend on Wheels Food Pantry Offering Weekly Food Bags

New service will begin April 16.

April 9, 2020

Greetings from MRHE's incoming principal Dr. Angela Thompson

Current Webster Groves educator will take the ELEM helm in July.

April 9, 2020

Remote Learning Continues; Buildings Remain Closed Through End of School Year

Today' decision made in concert with all other districts in St. Louis City and County.

April 7, 2020

MRH School Bus Parade Set for Friday, April 10

Drivers will decorate buses for the 11 a.m. trip throughout the District.

April 3, 2020

MEAL DISTRIBUTION RESUMES MONDAY, APRIL 6

All three MRH locations will continue meal distribution from 10am-1pm daily.

April 3, 2020

Have Fun Outdoors, But Be Safe & Courteous

Some restrictions in place at MRH recreational spaces.

April 2, 2020

MRH MEAL DISTRIBUTION TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED, APRIL 2-3, 2020

District intends to resume meal distribution on Monday, April 6.

March 27, 2020

New Principal Hired for MRH Elementary School

Dr. Angela Thompson leaving her assistant principal's job at Webster Groves SD.

March 26, 2020

MRH Recreational Spaces: Please Be Safe

Improved health and safety rules in place at playgrounds and track.

March 25, 2020

MRH Senior Wins Prestigious Scholarship From SSD

Kalia Walker receives James E. Westbury Memorial Scholarship.

March 23, 2020

MRH Joins Schools Countywide in Extending Closure to April 22

Virtual instruction and student meal distribution unfazed.

March 20, 2020

MRH High School Segment Debuts on George Lucas's "Edutopia"

Educational foundation spent a week documenting innovative learning techniques.

March 20, 2020

MRH Regular Monthly Board Meeting for March Will Be "Virtual" Format

On-line meeting prompted by latest restrictions on public gatherings.

March 19, 2020

MRH Update: Details on Student Learning and Nutrition

Principals now distributing details on remote instruction and how to obtain free meals next week.

March 19, 2020

First Meeting for Parents of Special Needs Students Postponed

Delay blamed on the Covid-19 crisis.

March 19, 2020

MRH Announces Details of Meal Distribution to Students During Health Crisis

District will provide lunches and breakfasts beginning Wednesday, March 25

March 18, 2020

March 24 Proposition E Town Hall Suspended

MRH District exploring possible virtual format sometime in April.

March 18, 2020

MRH Moves Forward With Plans for Alternative Instruction

Health crisis plan also includes providing meals to MRH students starting next Wednesday.

March 16, 2020

MRH District Open House Canceled

Annual event scheduled for April 4 sidelined by Covid-19 restrictions from health authorities.

March 15, 2020

MRH ANNOUNCES EXTENDED CLOSURE

Covid-19 concerns will keep students out of class through at least April 3.

March 12, 2020

Covid-19 Update

A message from MRH Superintendent Dr. Karen I. Hall

March 10, 2020

MRH Guidance on How to Talk to Kids About Covid-19

Trauma-informed practices work at school and at home.

March 8, 2020

Annual Spelling Bee Features Strong Showing by MRH Students on Saturday

Next stop: finals at McKendree University on March 14.

March 6, 2020

Nelson Mitten Scholarship Fundraiser Set for March 12

Scholarship is named for long-serving MRH board member.

March 6, 2020

MRH Middle Schooler Gets a Taste of Soccer Heaven

Caleb Bircher trains under Barca coaches in Barcelona, Spain.

March 6, 2020

MRH Taking Steps to Prevent the Spread of Viruses

Best practices in place should Covid-19 arise in our area.

March 6, 2020

High Honors from Special School District for Two MRH Leaders

Ambassador and Building Block Awards given Thursday night.

March 5, 2020

MRH Class of 1970 Reunion Set for This Summer

50th reunion features three days of events.

March 3, 2020

New Group Forms for Parents of Special Needs Students

First meeting will be March 23.

February 27, 2020

Snow Day Makeup Plan Finalized

Makeup schedule is in accordance with state guidelines.

February 25, 2020

"The Curious Savage" Takes the MRH Stage This Week

Blue Devil Players present 3 performances from Thursday through Friday.

February 21, 2020

MRH Drama Teacher Holly Potthoff is Post-Dispatch Teacher of the Month

Potthoff was nominated by student Kayla Walker.

February 21, 2020

Policies on Educational Equity, Gender Identity Adopted by MRH Board

MRH seeks to remove educational hurdles for all children.

February 20, 2020

It's a Long Way to the Top for This MRH Singing Sensation

Sophomore Haily Jones auditions for the NBC competition show "The Voice."

February 14, 2020

Lady Soccer Players: Time to Gear Up

On-line apparel sales are open.

February 11, 2020

Dr. Jason Adams Stepping Down as MRHE Principal

Beloved educator accepts a top administrative job at Webster Groves Schools.

February 5, 2020

MRH School District to Dismiss Early This Afternoon

No Discover Club this afternoon as winter weather approaches.

February 4, 2020

The STEAMaster Rap Battle Comes to MRH Middle School

7th and 8th graders adapt rap beats to explain science principles.

February 4, 2020

Black History Month Dinner Set for February 25

Annual celebration is open to the entire community.

February 3, 2020

Proposition E: What Every Voter Should Know

Bond issue for building upgrades will appear on April 7 election ballot.

January 31, 2020

MRH's Gateway2Change Team Debuts the "Photovoice Project"

Survey of students' attitudes on social issues presented at conference in Ferguson.

January 31, 2020

ECC Students Grill Maplewood Elected Leaders

Mayor and council members provide in-person civics lessons.

January 31, 2020

MRHE'S Kierra Fowler Wins Prestigious SSD Honor.

Building Block Award was a surprise during morning assembly.

January 30, 2020

MRH's Malik Stewart is a Post-Dispatch Athlete of the Week

stltoday.com cites Stewart's recent feats on the hardwood.

January 29, 2020

MRH Partners With STLCC to Offer Associate's Degrees to High Schoolers

The Early College Program could save families thousands of dollars.

January 29, 2020

MRH Chicken Caretaker Training Rescheduled

Would-be chicken stewards can attend orientation on February 8.

January 28, 2020

Track and Field Now Offered by MRH Youth Sports

Registration begins February 1.

January 23, 2020

Beets? Delicious? MRH Students Say "Yes!"

Elementary students learn nutrition by taking part in taste-testing by Food Services.

January 22, 2020

MRH Mock Trial Team Enters First Competition

The team lost a close decision to Priory High School.

January 17, 2020

MRHE "Chicken Steward" Training Event Postponed on Saturday

Reschedule date is to be determined.

January 17, 2020

MRH DISTRICT CLOSED TODAY, FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

Board candidate filing delayed.

January 16, 2020

MRH Board of Education Votes to Place $30M Bond Issue on April Ballot

If passed, proceeds of bond sales would fund facilities upgrades on all campuses.

January 16, 2020

Vaping: Know the Facts

Centers for Disease Control offers a "visual dictionary."

January 15, 2020

Compost, or You're Toast

MRHE begins composting breakfast fruit scraps.

January 15, 2020

MRH Black History Month Shirts Are Back (and Front!)

Preorders for shirts is under way.

January 14, 2020

Child Care Available for Some Families at Upcoming Town Hall Meetings

Preregistration will be required; offer restricted to families of kids ages 3 to 7.

January 13, 2020

MRH High School Celebrates Diversity... in the Cafeteria

Cultures of MRH showcases foods of many nations.

January 13, 2020

Town Halls Scheduled to Shape the Future of MRH Schools

Public input sought on the needs assessment process for all MRH buildings.

January 9, 2020

Next Installment of MRH Parent University is Tonight

Pitfalls of social media explored during discussion at HS/MS theatre.

January 7, 2020

Want to Be a Chicken Caretaker? You're in Cluck

MRH Elementary seeking "chicken stewards."

December 19, 2019

MRH High School Students Accepted to Civics Unplugged Fellowship

Fellowship blends personal development, systems mapping, and civics education.

December 16, 2019

MRH Board Candidate Filing Delayed

MRH offices closed on Tuesday, December 17, due to inclement weather.

December 16, 2019

MRH District Closed Tuesday, December 17

Road conditions poor with snow continuing tonight.

December 16, 2019

MRH Final Exams Week Restructured

Snow day today will require full attendance days on Thursday and Friday.

December 15, 2019

MRH DISTRICT CLOSED ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 16

Updated forecast indicates several new inches of snow beginning Monday morning.

December 11, 2019

Have Tools, Will Travel: MRH Middle School Student Excels at Woodworking

Works by Andrew Strong will be available at a Maplewood shop this weekend.

December 11, 2019

MRH Middle Schoolers Hear From Author of Bilingual Book About Pet Loss

Daisy Torres' first book addresses how to cope with the death of a beloved animal.

December 2, 2019

MRH Election Notice

Three board seats are on the ballot in April.

November 25, 2019

MRH High School Club Teaches Young Women to Become Mentors

WWLA teaches confidence and self-esteem as ingredients for scholastic success.

November 25, 2019

Permanent Marker Pays Tribute to Historic Black Schools in Hadley Township

A Sunday afternoon ceremony featured former students and teachers of Lincoln School.

November 25, 2019

Never Too Soon to Learn the Game of Chess

MRH Elementary students played in their annual home tournament.

November 25, 2019

MRH Speech and Debate Team on a Roll

Sixteen MRH students competed in tournaments on Friday and Saturday.

November 22, 2019

Let's Go to the Radar! MRH Weather Station Now On-Line

Grant to MRH Middle School made it possible.

November 21, 2019

2020-2021 MRH Academic Calendar Approved by Board of Education

Revised calendar resulted from new state law governing school start dates.

November 18, 2019

MRH Kindergarten Teacher Receives Top Regional Honor

Rebecca Stobbs lauded by Emerson for Excellence in Teaching

November 18, 2019

MRH Calendar Revision for Current School Year

Parent/teacher conferences switching dates at HS, MS, and ELE.

November 18, 2019

MRH Speech and Debate Has it's Most Successful Tournament Ever

The varsity and novice teams compete again this weekend.

November 14, 2019

If the Shirt Fits, Wear It. Custom MRHMS Apparel Debuting Soon

Students working with local apparel vendor to launch on-line sales.

November 13, 2019

MRHMS Students Give Input on How to Build a Better Bus Stop

Community partners are gathering public input on the proposed revamp.

November 13, 2019

MRHE Concert Rescheduled for November 20

Originally slated for yesterday, icy weather forced postponement.

November 12, 2019

MRHE Special Friends and Veterans Event Rescheduled

Popular annual tribute will take place Wednesday morning, Nov. 13.

November 12, 2019

MRH District Closed Today, Tuesday, November 12

Icy conditions coupled with extreme cold temps prompt closure.

November 11, 2019

MRH DISMISSING STUDENTS ONE HOUR EARLY TODAY, NOV. 11, 2019

After-school activities cancelled; staff and Discover Club will remain.

November 8, 2019

Wreaths Across America Seeks Donors and Volunteers

Organization places wreaths on fallen heroes' graves at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

November 7, 2019

MRH Mock Trial Team Debuts

Students get schooled by attorneys with long ties to the school district.

November 5, 2019

Annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Comes to MRH Nov. 9

Event raises money for MRH garden programs and Key Club.

November 4, 2019

MRH Speech and Debate Team Finds Weekend Success

Some of the region's best teams competed at Troy Invitational

November 4, 2019

MRH Cross Country Team Turns In Record-setting Numbers

Victory at Spanish Lake moves runners on to Columbia on Saturday.

October 31, 2019

It's All About That Bass for MRH Middle Schooler Olivia Ceballos

8th grade guitarist selected for All-Suburban Jazz Band.

October 29, 2019

Whitewater Canoeing Instructor Makes Major Donation to MRH Middle

Seven canoes now owned by the district will be used for 7th and 8th grade expeditions.

October 29, 2019

MRHE Principal Chairs Host Committee for Huge National Conference

"Learning Forward" will draw thousands of educators to St. Louis in December.

October 28, 2019

MRH Thespians Want You to Pick Treat over Trick

Drama club will collect canned goods for the Weekend on Wheels Food Pantry.

October 21, 2019

MRH Cross Country Team Turns In Historic Performance

Squad earns 2nd place in field of 16 at Hancock Invitational

October 14, 2019

MRH Debate Team Takes on Foreign Affairs and Defense Policy

The team has the largest competitive roster in MRH modern history.

October 11, 2019

MRH Alum: Math Doesn't Have to be Daunting

Clark Hickman, MRH '71, co-writes book on eliminating fear of mathematics.

October 4, 2019

Rapid Growth Continues Throughout the MRH Communities

District leaders discuss trends with Maplewood and Richmond Heights elected officials.

October 4, 2019

George Lucas Educational Foundation Shines a Light on MRH

Edutopia in town filming episode of a series called "Schools That Work."

October 3, 2019

Four MRH Grads Selected for 2019 Alumni Hall of Fame

Induction ceremony will take place during Homecoming festival on October 18.

October 2, 2019

MRH Senior Selected an Outstanding Student Leader

Kadin Kristjansson honored by Washington University and STL County Human Services,

October 2, 2019

MRH Leadership Forges New Energy into Educational Equity

Board of Directors and Superintendent partner with equity-oriented experts.

September 30, 2019

MRH Middle School and MRH Elementary School Present Parent University

Families can learn how latest research is incorporated into daily lessons.

September 27, 2019

New Missouri Law Will Alter MRH Academic Calendar for 2020-21

District may no longer begin classes sooner than 14 days before Labor Day.

September 23, 2019

Mosaic Services Family Fun Run Coming Up, October 5

Organization assists economically fragile families in the MRH district.

September 20, 2019

MRH Board Approves 2019 Tax Rates

Action took place during a tax rate hearing Thursday evening.

September 19, 2019

MRH Teachers of the Year Announced

Tears and hugs as Superintendent Hall makes surprise classroom visits.

August 21, 2019

MRH Surplus Sale Scheduled for August 30

Office furnishings available on a cash-and-carry basis.

August 16, 2019

Carnegie Mellon Univ. to Visit MRH

MRH will host information session for Carnegie Mellon Univ. September 15th from 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

August 15, 2019

"Concert For a Cause" Will Benefit MRH Pantry

Concert-goers on August 28 urged to bring food items for Weekend on Wheels.

August 13, 2019

Public Use of the MRH Track

School is back in session; public use restricted during school hours and events.

August 9, 2019

What's for breakfast or lunch? MRH has a convenient new way to check menus.

MRH unveils "MealViewer" on-line system.

August 8, 2019

MRH Superintendent Issues Annual "Welcome Back" Message

Renewed focus on safe and inspirational learning spaces for 2019-20.

July 29, 2019

New Student Enrollment Procedures Announced

2019-20 enrollment streamlined building-by-building.

July 12, 2019

Food Service Manager Irene Wan to appear on STL Public Radio

Live broadcast will take place July 16th, from 12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

July 12, 2019

School as Studio Conference Registration is Open

Welcome Reception is September 26th at 6 p.m. and Conference start September 27th at 8 a.m.