The Pattonville Board of Education on Jan. 11 approved calendars outlining important dates for the next two school years. Important dates for each school year are listed below, along with links to printable draft calendars.
The Pattonville Board of Education on Dec. 14 approved asking Pattonville residents to vote on a $111 million zero-tax-rate-change bond issue on April 5, 2022 to fund a new master facilities plan for the district. The plan calls for adding classrooms to address growth in student enrollment; providing safety and maintenance improvements; and updating school facilities to meet current and future teaching and learning needs (see project lists below). Approval of the bond issue would not require an increase in the district tax rate.
Science classes at Holman Middle School had employees from ThermoFisher Scientific visit and lead STEM-based projects with students on Nov. 12.
Kayela Schoen, an environmental health and safety specialist, instructed students through several activities in Teresa Hutti’s science classes.
Nov. 8 was National STEM Day and the local ThermoFisher Scientific manufacturing plant is in Berkeley.
“We're really interested in giving back to the community and we wanted to expose students to some possible STEM careers and talk to them while playing games, building relationships and having fun,” she said. “We are science people, it’s what we do, so we came into these classes to share our knowledge, have fun and let the students talk to us”
The Pattonville School District is partnering with the Pattonville Fire Protection District to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students and adults, ages 5 and up, beginning on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Pattonville High School. Pattonville fire department representatives will be on hand to administer the Pfizer vaccine for students ages 5 and older. All three COVID-19 vaccines (Johnson and Johnson, Moderna and Pfizer) will be available for adults who need a booster shot or who have yet to be vaccinated. All students ages 5-17 will need to have a parent or guardian present at the vaccine clinic.