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, 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 …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Support the Blue Devils boys soccer team at this trivia night and auction.
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Saturday, January 26
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Maplewood Richmond Heights high school and middle school already has an armed officer, but not the elementary.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Tonight at Ryan Hummert Park: Donate a minimum of two cans of food or donate $1 at the concert and receive a free snow cone from “Cup of Sno” courtesy of the Maplewood United Methodist Church.
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- Doug Miner
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
The Maplewood Richmond Height Schools District has partnered with the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation (MCBF) to sponsor “Concert for a Cause” featuring the Maplewood band, UJ & The Down Home Blues, on Wednesday, August 22 at 6 p.m. The concert, held in Ryan Hummert Park, will benefit Weekend on Wheels. MRH and MCBF have partnered to help hungry families living in our community through Weekend on Wheels. Each weekend throughout the year, MRH High School students pack nutritious food into rolling suitcases and give to needy children attending the MRH Early Childhood Center or Elementary School. Donate a minimum of two cans of food or donate $1.00 at the concert and receive a FREE Snow Cone from “Cup of Sno” courtesy of the …
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 …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
An amendment to the city's code to include sexual orientation and gender identity regarding discrimination is to be tabled for the second meeting, despite the school board's position.
For the second meeting in a row, the Maplewood City Council has tabled an ordinance that would include sexual orientation and gender identity in various sections of the city's code regarding discrimination. The ordinance is on the agenda for the June 12 meeting, but the Public Agenda Notes for the meeting state that it is being requested to be tabled. Don't miss updates on this. Get the Maplewood-Brentwood Patch e-newsletter! That, in spite of Maplewood mayor James White and the city council having received a letter, dated June 6, from the Maplewood Richmond Heights school board that supports the city council in making the amendment. "We felt very strongly about it," said school board president Maria Langston. "It came up for a discussion…
Monday, February 13, 2012
The 7-year-old Maplewood Richmond Heights student has been diagnosed with B Cell Lymphona and is waiting for the right match for a bone marrow transplant.
Katelyn Vasey loves to visit the Saint Louis Zoo and play with farm animals at her school. The 7-year-old Maplewood Richmond Heights student said she wants be a veterinarian when she grows up. "I want to help all animals," said Katelyn while shyly hiding behind her clutched stuffed dog, who she named Twilight. When Katelyn starts talking about her love for animals, she doesn't stop smiling. Even as she sat on a hospital bed with a plastic foam cup of chocolate milk and a beeping machine beside her pillow on a recent Saturday, Katelyn never stopped smiling. Her smile makes it easy to forget everything Katelyn has been through. Katelyn was diagnosed in December 2010 with a type of cancer called B Cell Lymphona. She went through eight months …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Eyewitnesses at the MRH-Valley Park game said the referee yelled at Frazier, and Frazier had no reply.
Maplewood Richmond Heights boys basketball coach Corey Frazier didn’t witness one of his team’s big wins of the season because he had been ejected the game before. Per MSHSAA rules, he had to miss the following game. The Blue Devils beat Whitfield 47-41 on Saturday, the game where Caleb Greenwalt hit four 3-pointers. It was in a game the day before, against Valley Park, that Frazier was ejected. Why he was ejected seems to be a mystery. In a St. Louis Post Dispatch article, eyewitnesses at the game are quoted as saying the official who ejected Frazier stood over him and yelled at him. Frazier took to Twitter following the game that night. “Never been so miss treated before in my life. Smh... Devil is busy tonight. Thank God I'm a Christian…