Saturday, April 6, 2013
MRH fans: Which spring sport are you most excited for?
Motorists heading down Manchester Road lately have seen the high school track busy with students gearing up for the spring prep sports season. As we enter the season for Maplewood Richmond Heights athletics, some students interviewed coaches and student athletes for a video. The full video is posted to the high school's YouTube page and is attached to this article. Which spring sport are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments. For more Maplewood Richmond Heights schools news on Patch, please see the following articles:
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The school district installed 40 solar panels.
The installation of 40 solar panels on top of the cafeteria at MRH doesn't just have environmental benefits--it's a built-in lesson for the school district's science teachers to use, according to a report from MRH's microCHIP. In the attached video, MRH Director of Buildings and Grounds Beth Rowland explains the impact the solar panels have on the school district's energy needs. The solar panels displace the energy used by approximately 61 computers over the course of the school year, she said.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Jeen Steiger said her day job is teaching technology, but she won the honor for her work with students at the conference.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Dr. Robert Dillon, who worked as principal of Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School, resigned on Wednesday.
Some details about Dr. Robert Dillon's abrupt resignation from the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District (MRH) are beginning to surface. Dillon, who worked as principal of the middle school, unexpectedly resigned on Wednesday morning. The resignation followed a closed meeting of the MRH Board of Education on Tuesday night. A preliminary record from the meeting shows that school board members discussed Dillon's contract during that meeting. The document, which became available to Patch on Thursday afternoon, shows that all six school board members met with Superintendent Karen Hall, Assistant Superintendent Roxanna Mechem and Cindy Ormsby, who works as the district's attorney. During the meeting, a motion to renew Dillon's contract …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Tickets are $5 per person.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Maplewood Richmond Heights state sectional game is at 6 p.m. tonight at Lindenwood University in St. Charles.
The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3 basketball sectional championship tonight features Maplewood Richmond Heights against St. Louis City's College Prep at Madison. The Maplewood Richmond Heights (23-5) vs. Madison Prep (26-2) sectional game tips off at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Lindenwood University. The winner will face the winner of the Charleston vs. Clearwater game. To view the complete tournament bracket, click here. Can't make it to the game? Fox Sports Midwest is live streaming the game in the Bommarito Automotive FOX Sports Prep Zone at FOXSportsMidwest.com. MRH's team of nine seniors won their first Class 3 District 4 basketball championship against John Burroughs Friday night. The Blue …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Petitioners turned in more signatures to Maplewood City Hall this week. Here's the latest update on the potential referendum.
Days after petitioners were notified that they were 79 signatures short of forcing a referendum on the potential QuikTrip redevelopment, they turned in more than 200 signatures to Maplewood City Hall. On Tuesday afternoon, City Manager Marty Corcoran confirmed that city officials had received the signatures and had delivered them to the St. Louis County Board of Elections for verification. The petition process began after Maplewood City Council voted on Nov. 27 to allow QuikTrip to move its Maplewood store from the current location on Big Bend Boulevard to the northwest corner of Big Bend and Manchester Road. The approval drew scrutiny from the Maplewood Richmond Heights Board of Education and several families within the school district…
Saturday, July 14, 2012
The school district earned two awards in a publications and electronic media contest.
The website and other communications materials have earned the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District special recognition. The district received two awards from the National School Public Relations Association, notes a news release on the district's website. MRH earned an honorable mention for its website and a merit award for its 2010-11 annual report titled Global Connections — Year in Review, the news release notes. More information about the contest and the NSPRA are available on MRH's website.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Nearly 40 people attended Monday's planning and zoning commission meeting to witness whether QuikTrip would gain preliminary approval to move toward the intersection of Manchester Road and Big Bend Boulevard.
A plan that paves the way for QuikTrip's move to the intersection of Manchester Road and Big Bend Boulevard gained preliminary approval amid an outcry of opposition from Maplewood Richmond Heights parents on Monday evening. In a 3-2 vote, the Maplewood Planning and Zoning Commission offered its approval of rezoning the northwest corner of the intersection to allow QuikTrip's opening. A sixth member abstained. The move still requires final approval from city council. If approved, QuikTrip would move from its location at the intersection of Big Bend and Flora Avenue to the current Maplewood Scooter Company* located beside the high school building. (Keep up-to-date regarding Maplewood business developments by signing up for our morning …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The district tournament brackets for the boys and girls teams are available online.
The Class 3, District 5 tournament brackets have been released for both the boys and girls basketball teams at Brentwood and Maplewood Richmond Heights. The boys tournament will be held at Vashon High School (3035 Cass Avenue) and the girls tournament will be held at the Mathews-Dickey Boys' and Girls' Club (4245 N. Kingshighway Blvd.). Both tournaments will run from this Friday through next Thursday. In the boys bracket, the Brentwood Eagles' (10-12) first game is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday against Lift for Life Academy (11-12). If Brentwood wins, the next game would be scheduled for 6:45 p.m. on the following Tuesday, where the Eagles would play either Cardinal Ritter, Confluence Prep Academy Charter School or Construction Careers …