Mehlville School District

Special Education

March 2022 Edition

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THE SUMMER RESOURCE PACKET IS HERE!


Get tips and tricks to making this your child’s best summer yet.

To access The Summer Resource Packet, click here: PEDA 2022 Summer Resource Packet

To access the YouTube Video of our recent Summer Resource Fair, click here: https://youtu.be/VVeYDiL8ykM

Parent Education Diversity Awareness Department - Family Resources

Mehlville Families,


Please see the following links to several family resources:

  1. The Family Resource Hub –

    1. Family Resource Hub Virtual Grand Opening Video

    2. Family Resource Hub Flyer

    3. Satellite Food Pantry Flyer

  2. Variety Club – Free Camp Opportunities – Enrollment ends on 2.7.2022

  3. Recreation Council Flyer – Summer Program Guides available on 1.21.22

  4. Youth Mental Health Training for Staff –Kickup registration link: https://pulse.kickup.co/events/browse/SKSWHzR83mUrJ7gpEPUpeh

  5. Youth Mental Health Training for Families – Google link: https://forms.gle/28CzBcceYgadDhJk6

  6. Assistance for families who may have challenges accessing the FREE Covid Tests

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Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. - Adrienne Eaglin

Parent Leadership Institute - Virtual

Parent Leadership Institute will be held via ZOOM

If you have always wanted to participate but life made it too hard to get away from home, NOW IS THE TIME TO ENROLL!!!

If you are a parent or family member who makes the educational decisions for a child with a disability, investing the time to attend these four Wednesday evening sessions will provide:

Vision for the future of your child.

Knowledge to help you to effectively participate in your child’s education.

Leadership skills to improve the educational climate for all children.

Access to new resources, friends and experts to help you on your journey.

The Institute will be held on Wednesdays from 6:00 pm-8:00 p.m. on February 16, March 2, 9, and 16, via zoom.

Learn more about this opportunity or download the application at: Parent Leadership Institute


Parent Workshop: Charting the Life Course

Virtual Workshop: Meeting your child’s needs using Charting the LifeCourse Tools in the IEP process

When: Tue, March 15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Description: Your child’s school Individual Education Plan (IEP) can be intimidating and overwhelming at times. Find out how to utilize LifeCourse Tools to help prepare and communicate effectively with your child’s IEP team to determine the most successful goals and interventions to help your child reach their potential.

To register for this workshop, click here: https://SSDPEDA.as.me/CTLCwithSTLARC

PEDA wants Mehlville Family Feedback

Please take a moment to respond to this 5 question survey from the Parent Education Diversity Department.

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Summer School Program - offered by Mehlville School District

Summer programming information
Mehlville School District will offer its popular and free Summer Session program for all children entering kindergarten through 12th grade, June 6-July 1, 2022.

Summer Session for grades 1-8 offers enrichment activities and high-quality instruction that allows teachers to revisit and reinforce the curriculum. Kindergarten students will get a jumpstart to elementary school. High school students can recover credits or earn elective or PE credits. Free meals will be available to Summer Session students. Transportation shuttles will be available from students’ home schools.

Elementary School Summer Session is 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Locations include Hagemann, Forder and Buerkle (as an elementary site). Before and after care is available from the YMCA. Registration for elementary school Summer Session opens in early March.

Middle School Summer Session is 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Oakville Middle. Registration for middle school Summer Session opens in early March.

High School Summer Session is June 6-17, 2022 and June 20-July 1, 2022. Students can earn up to 2.5 credits if they attend both morning and afternoon classes during all sessions of High School Summer Session. The morning class is 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the afternoon class is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Summer Session will be held at Mehlville High School. Virtual options will also be available. Registration for high school Summer Session opens in early March.

Meet Our Team!

Kim Lawson, Director of Special Education & Direct building supervisor Oakville Middle School

klawson@msdr9.org


Andy Nieters, Special Education Coordinator - Mehlville High School & Buerkle Middle School

nietersa@msdr9.org


Melissa Wilson, Special Education Coordinator- Oakville High School & Oakville Elementary School

wilsonm@msdr9.org


Adam Krenski, Special Education Coordinator Coordinator - Forder, Bierbaum, Beasley, Wohlwend

krenskia@msdr9.org


Emily Kresyman, Special Education Coordinator - Washington Middle School, Trautwein, Hagemann

kresymane@msdr9.org


Lisa Smith, Special Education Coordinator - Bernard Middle School, Blades Elementary, Point & Rogers

smithl@msdr9.org