Monday, February 4, 2013
Lamar Agard resigned from the Board on January 17. It's up to the board to appoint a replacement.
Lamar Agard resigned from the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District Board of Education on January 17, and it's now up to the remaining board members to appoint a replacement for the remainer of his term, which expires April 2015. Interested residents should follow the vacancy process and send their letter of interest to: Brooke Rintoul Secretary, Board of Education Maplewood Richmond Heights School District 7539 Manchester Road Maplewood, MO 63143 The letter of interest must be received by 5 p.m., Feb. 11, 2013. Go to the MRH website for full details.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The board lists permanently blocking Martini Drive and a building a new road through to Big Bend Boulevard as concerns.
A letter the Maplewood Richmond Heights Board of Education sent to MRH parents on Dec. 17 was also sent to Patch. The letter, signed by the board members, outlines their opposition to QuikTrip relocating to the corner by the school. Following, is the complete letter. Dear MRH Family: Thank you to all of our parents and community members for sharing your thoughts and concerns with us regarding the relocation of QuikTrip to the corner of Big Bend and Manchester. Because of these many heartfelt and extensive discussions, we shared our collective concerns with the City of Maplewood and QuikTrip, and offered compromises to make this development safer for our children. Our primary concerns have always been maintaining a safe area around our …
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…
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Board of Education President Maria Langston expresses concern over the QT gas station moving from its current spot on Big Bend to the northwest corner of Manchester and Big Bend. This letter to the MRH community went out late Wednesday afternoon.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Dear MRH Family: Over the past decade, the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District has been committed to working with the City of Maplewood to promote business and collaboration within our community. However, we are deeply concerned about a current project planned by Quik Trip to move their Maplewood location from 3010 Big Bend Boulevard to the northwest corner of Manchester Road and Big Bend Boulevard. A CVS Pharmacy has already been approved for the southeast corner of the intersection. As you are aware, this area serves as the primary entrance to our Middle and High School campus. Each day, students, parents, teachers and community residents walk through and travel in this intersection to drop-off and pick-up students, attend …
Monday, November 14, 2011
One graduate presented the money to the MRH Board of Education during a meeting on Wednesday.
Joe's Place gained more funding on Wednesday night, courtesy of the charitable spirit of Maplewood Richmond Heights alumni who graduated during the 1960s. Bonnie Paulsmeyer, representing the alumni who held a reunion in September, presented more than $3,000 to the school district during an MRH Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night. Paulsmeyer is a former graduate, teacher and principal in the district. Alumni who graduated in the 1960s held a weekend-long reunion in September. During the reunion, alumni gathered at a golf tournament to raise money for Joe's Place, which provides a home for at-risk youth in the school district. Alumni raised $2,300 by sponsoring holes. "We not only wanted to have a decade reunion for ourself, but we…