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Board Candidate Information
Meet the 2024 Board of Education candidates
Updated on 02/29/2024
Ten Mehlville School District citizens have filed their candidacy for four positions on the Mehlville Board of Education. The following information was provided by the candidates. District staff do not edit their responses. These Board of Education candidates are on the April 2, 2024, ballot. 
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Forder Elementary Headlines

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Message from the Principal
Updated on 03/04/2024
Welcome to Forder Elementary. Home of the Falcons. Yearbooks are now for sale. Be sure to read the newsletter for school information and upcoming events. Read Across America Spirit Week is March 4 through March 8. Have a great week.  
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Preparing for winter weather and the possibility of “snow days”
Updated on 11/09/2023
In the 2023-2024 school year, Mehlville School District can use up to five virtual learning days if our schools close due to snow or inclement weather. If more than five weather closures occur, we will use traditional snow days. Traditional snow days will be made up starting on May 30, 2024. 
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About Mehlville School District

Forder Elementary School is part of Mehlville School District. Located in south St. Louis County, Mehlville School District encompasses all or part of the unincorporated communities of Mehlville, Oakville, Concord and Lemay. Through its dedication to providing institutional excellence, fiscal responsibility and community benefit, our fully accredited district serves the educational needs of about 10,000 children in a community of about 96,000 residents within 42 square miles.

Portrait of a GraduateThe mission of Mehlville School District is to build a high-performing school system rooted in the community's desire to build a culture of improvement for staff and students. Mehlville School District believes that all of our graduates should be creative and critical thinkers, self-aware, persistent, communicators, and ethical and global. We call this our Portrait of a Graduate. 

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The Mehlville School District strictly prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity and other characteristics protected by law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: contact Adam Smith at 314-467-5006 or [email protected].