For the first time since December 2019, an in-person concert was held at Holman Middle School. The sixth, seventh and eighth grade Villemade and in-person band students took a “field trip” to Gym A to perform for one another.
Pattonville hosted an online presentation with infectious disease expert Dr. Jason Newland on May 18. During the event, Newland provided an update on COVID-19 and the results of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) program that included the Pattonville school community in studying COVID-19 transmission and mitigation strategies in schools.
As mentioned in the presentation, Pattonville is partnering with the CDC, St. Louis University and Washington University to offer free COVID-19 testing for the Pattonville community. Tests are saliva-based and do not require nasal swabbing. Testing will be conducted from the patient's car and is available Sundays through Fridays. Results are typically available in 24 to 48 hours. To request a test, call (314) 454-4269.
The first vaccine clinic will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 3 in the gymnasium at Pattonville High School, with a follow up clinic for the second dose on Thursday, June 24. Appointments are available by pre-registration only at the following link: http://bit.ly/PSDvaccines6-3-21.
The 14th Annual Area-Wide Middle School Book Battle was held this morning. Teams from Holman, Pattonville Heights and Remington Traditional competed with 21 other schools. The event also featured three different author visits.
Children ages 18 and under can access free summer meals through Pattonville’s participation in the federal Seamless Summer Program. Offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the program is designed to ensure students have access to meals during the summer when school is not in session.
Pattonville's virtual District Appreciation Night ceremony was held on May 3. The event, which celebrates staff and volunteers who make a difference in supporting Pattonville students and schools, included pre-recorded video as well as live surprise announcements of the district's Teacher and Support Staff of the Year honorees for 2021.