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 …
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 …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Remnants of Hurricane Isaac is causing the game to be pushed to 5:30.
The Maplewood Richmond Heights – Brentwood rivalry will continue tonight on what is expected to be a rainy football field. The game, at Brentwood, has been rescheduled to 5:30 p.m., from 7:00. Last weekend Brentwood handled a usually-strong Crystal City at home, beating them 42-6. MRH, top-ranked small school in the area, beat the perennially-dominant MICDS 35-19. The last time the two teams met, MRH was lucky to escape Brentwood with a 7-0 win. An article in the St. Louis Post Dispatch says first-year MRH coach Rich Nixon doesn't get caught up in rivalry games. "For Nixon, it’s the biggest game of the year because it’s the next game on the schedule." Read more about tonight's MRH-Brentwood game in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
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.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Jason Adams of Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School said he's spent the last few months talking with members of the school community.
Jason Adams, the new principal of Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary School, has written an open letter to families outlining his priorities in the leadership role. Genuine relationships, clear and consistent communication, and a culture of academic excellence are important to him, Adams wrote. That "every member of the community is accepted and viewed as a valuable member of the group effort" is also important, he said. Adams' complete letter is available on the MRH website. MRH Elementary School is located in Richmond Heights. Adams started July 1. He filled the position left vacant with Dr. Tony Arnold's departure to the Webster Groves School District.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Parents and school officials shared their opposition to QuikTrip's potential move near the high school at 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 Auto Plaza Scooter store located beside the high school building. The full story is available on Maplewood-Brentwood Patch.
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 …
Sunday, February 12, 2012
A year after MRH gave the Bradley Beal-led Red Devils a scare, it's a whole new game.
The Maplewood Richmond Heights boys basketball team followed a 61-60 heartbreaker loss to Hazelwood Central on Friday with a 64-30 home win over the Red Devils of Chaminade. An article on STLhighschoolsports.com noted that, last year, MRH gave the Bradley Beal-led Red Devils a scare well into that game. This year, MRH lead 36-23 at the half and outshot Chaminade 19-6 in the third quarter, the article notes. Read more about Saturday's victory—including quotes from the players—on STLhighschoolsports.com. MRH will next host Brentwood (9-10) on Tuesday. The Eagles are led by junior Will Erby, who is shooting for 11.7 points per game on average. They aim to halt a four game losing streak.
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…