Saturday, January 19, 2013
He offered his resignation at the Jan. 17 meeting, Maplewood Richmond Heights School District announced.
Maplewood Richmond Heights School District Board of Education Member Lamar Agard has stepped down. He announced his resignation at the Jan. 17 regular board meeting. Agard resigned to "pursue other personal and professional goals," he is quoted by the school district. The MRH announcement states the remaining board members will seek a replacement to appoint to fulfill Agard's term, which ends in 2015. Read the complete announcement on the MRH website. Also in Patch:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Board member Nelson Mitten said they'd like help more students, including girls.
Joe’s Place, a block away from Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, has been home to homeless boys, so they could finish high school. It was founded in 2006, and since then 13 of 14 boys actively involved in the outreach program have gone on to graduate. Joe’s Place board member, Nelson Mitten, said it’s unique in the United States, as far as he knows. The Joe's Place outreach program for homeless boys earned the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District the $4,000 grand prize in the under-5,000 enrollment category of the American School Board Journal's Magna Awards program. It was awarded in the form of scholarship money at the National School Boards Association's annual conference in Boston, on April 21 and 22. MRH Board of Education…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The funds were raised during the club's Pancake Breakfast held this past November.
During the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District's Celebration of Excellence event on April 10, the Maplewood Kiwanis presented to the district a check in the amount of $1,000. The funds were raised during the club's Pancake Breakfast held this past November. Tom Wickersham, President of the Maplewood Kiwanis, presented the check to Board of Education Vice President Lamar Agard. “Each year the proceeds from the fundraiser go to support a program at the MRH Elementary,” Wickersham noted during the presentation. This year's funds will go to support the school's Capstone Trip, a learning expedition to Chicago museums for the school's sixth graders. “We are pleased to present this check to support this program,” he said. Maplewood Kiwanis…
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Six residents added their names to the April 2012 ballot when the filing period opened on Tuesday morning.
(Update: noon on Wednesday, Dec. 14) An incumbent has announced he won't file for re-election. As 8 a.m. approached on Tuesday, six Brentwood residents stood inside city hall, waiting in line to file to run in the April 3 election. Four seats on the Brentwood Board of Aldermen are up for election. Each carries a four-year term. (Receive real-time updates about the April 2012 election and other major stories on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MaplewoodBrentwoodPatch) The financial scandals of 2011, including former city administrator Chris Seemayer's theft of city funds and the financial mismanagement at the Brentwood Fire Department, drew most of the candidates. "Things need to be a little different," said Cindy Manestar, a 46-year-old…
As of Tuesday morning, no challengers have filed for the April election.
(Update: noon on Wednesday, Dec. 14) More filing information added about both races. The filing period opened Tuesday morning for residents interested in running for election on the Brentwood and Maplewood Richmond Heights school boards. The municipal election has been set for April 3. (Receive real-time updates about the April 2012 election and other major stories on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MaplewoodBrentwoodPatch) Brentwood Board of Education Katrina Harper, who was elected to a one-year term last April, was the only candidate to file on Tuesday morning. Two three-year terms are up for election, including the seat of incumbent Kathy Glowski, who said she won't seek re-election in April. The filing period will continue until …