Saturday, May 11, 2013
The elementary school girls ran in the Girls on the Run race Saturday morning.
A group of about a dozen Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary were among 200 schools from 19 counties to come to the 10th annual Girls On the Run five kilometer race. The girls prepared for the run with a curriculum that included running, as well as 20 lessons to inspire them to become independent thinkers, to enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions. Join Maplewood-Brentwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. The Girls on the Run mission: “We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.”
Monday, February 11, 2013
Sunday was Boy Scout Sunday, and the troop chartered by Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary hosted a brunch for the church as a thank you.
The usually active Maplewood United Methodist Church was even busier on Sunday. Boy Scouts from Troop 362 and their families filled in extra spots in the pews. It was the annual Boy Scout Sunday observance. The troop has about 50 members. See more photos at Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook. The scouts served pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and sausages to the congregation after the service. The troop normally meets at MRH Elementary on Thursday nights, but when a scheduling conflict comes up, the church allows the troop to meet there. The pancakes were a thank you. Each scout and leader of the troop has a small "80" stitched onto his uniform to indicate how many years the troop has been in existence. It's one of the oldest …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Concert for a Cause happens Aug. 22 at Ryan Hummert Park.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
- Nate Birt
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
A benefit concert planned next month at Ryan Hummert Park will help students at a Richmond Heights elementary school. Donations of specified food items and suitcases on wheels will be accepted during Concert for a Cause at 6 p.m. Aug. 22. The items will benefit students at Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School in Richmond Heights and at the Maplewood Richmond Heights Early Childhood Center in Maplewood. Maplewood band UJ & The Down Home Blues will perform at the event, which is sponsored by the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation and the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District. More information about the benefit and the Weekend on Wheels program is available on the MRH School District website.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The Maplewood Richmond Heights School District announced the arrangement on its website.
Educators hope a partnership between one Richmond Heights school and the Gateway Arch will improve curriculum, the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District reported on its website. Quoting from the article about MRH Elementary School: "A grant from the National Park Service awarded in June to the Gateway Arch will support a partnership between the National Expansion Memorial (the Gateway Arch) and MRH Elementary School." Read more about what the partnership will involve in the complete MRH School District article.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School has a new principal and assistant principal. Meet them at coffees on the next two Wednesdays.
Last Wednesday, two new Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School administrators with about a dozen parents in the gym over coffee, lemonade and cookies. Principal Jason Adams told the parents that MRH has been his "destination district." "All of the initiatives that are happening in the district: small community, peace—that’s who I am, that’s very important to me," he said. He said he comes from Parkway, a much larger district, and he's excited to be at MRH Elementary. He said he and Assistant Principal Jonathan Strong have personally hired many of the new staff for the year. A letter stating his goals for the year is posted on the MRH website and on Patch. Strong said MRH Elementary resembles the school he attended growing up. "The …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
As part of Maplewood's Women Making History Month, Maplewood-based Girls on the Run St. Louis held a social run through Maplewood streets.
The handful of runners who showed up for the Girls on the Run social run had a choice of a 1, 3 or 5-mile run, starting from the office, on Sutton Avenue. It was beautiful out, and they chose the 3-mile run. Girls on the Run teaches life lessons to elementary and middle school-age girls, as they get into shape by running. At the end of the program is a race. Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary and Middle School girls take part in the program. In the St. Louis area, Girls on the Run is currently working with 2,597 girls in 127 schools. They'll all get together for a 5-kilometer walk/run downtown on May 12. Girls on the Run St. Louis wil host a social run on Wednesday, March 28th. Meet at 3130 Sutton at 6 p.m. and head out on the …
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The event brings people together and happens thanks to many volunteers, Dr. Tony Arnold of Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School writes.
Friday, March 16, 2012
The TV program is a service of Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School, the school reported on its website.
Students are getting experience in TV at Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School in Richmond Heights as part of MRHE 97 News. Quoting from the school's website: "Sixth grade students meet daily during block to research, create scripts and prepare videos for reports on important and trending topics. They review the previous day’s show and discuss how it can improve." Read more about the learning process involved and view photos of the TV crew in the complete MRH Elementary School article.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The administrators will begin their new roles in the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District on July 1.
Two new administrators will provide leadership at Maplewood Richmond Heights elementary and middle schools starting July 1, the MRH School District announced late Tuesday morning. Jason Adams will become principal at MRH Elementary School, while Michael Dittrich will become assistant principal at MRH Middle School. “We are delighted to have both Jason and Mike join our MRH family,” stated Dr. Linda Henke, the district's superintendent, in a news release. “Both are wonderful additions for our district and we have the utmost confidence in their commitment to our students our mission.” Adams previously served as assistant principal of Ross Elementary School in the Parkway School District and as a teacher at Tillman Elementary School in the …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
He is principal of Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School.
- Nate Birt
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Dr. Tony Arnold will leave Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School to become a principal in Webster Groves, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Quoting from the Post-Dispatch: "Anthony Arnold has been hired as principal of Avery Elementary School in the Webster Groves district, effective July 1." Read more about Arnold's educational background in the complete Post-Dispatch brief. Also on Patch: