Parkwood Elementary School students enjoy activity in their physical education class.
 
Two candidates seek seats on Pattonville school board
Two candidates seek seats on Pattonville school board
Friday, February 9, 2018
Three candidates filed to be placed on the April 3 election ballot to fill two open seats on Pattonville Board of Education, however one of the three candidates has since decided that he no longer wishes to be elected to office. Those who filed for board, in order of filing, are Jeanne Schottmueller, an incumbent, Toby Meyer and Dr. Amanda Purnell. Meyer, in a statement to Pattonville (see below), said he no longer wished to be considered for the board, however due to the timing of the election, his name will still appear on the ballot. Current board secretary Ralph Stahlhut's term ends in April and he decided not to run for re-election after serving 28 years on the school board. Information on the candidates and Meyer's statement are shown below.

Pattonville works with community on enhancing school safety
Pattonville works with community on enhancing school safety
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Since last fall, a committee of parents, students, staff and community members have been meeting to develop plans to address safety and facilities needs in the future for the Pattonville School District.

PHS football players named among the Top 25 in region
PHS football players named among the Top 25 in region
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Pattonville High School recent graduate Kaleb Eleby and senior David Ellison have been selected as a St. Louis Top 25 football player in the St. Louis metro area. They will be recognized by the St. Louis-Tom Lombardo Chapter of the National Football Foundation and the College Hall of Fame at the chapter's 26th annual banquet on May 6.

Pecoraro to succeed Fulton as superintendent this summer
Pecoraro to succeed Fulton as superintendent this summer
Monday, February 12, 2018
The Pattonville Board of Education on Feb. 5 voted to select Dr. Tim Pecoraro as its next superintendent, effective upon the retirement of Dr. Mike Fulton, Pattonville’s current superintendent. The vote followed an announcement by the school board in December that Fulton would not seek an extension to his current three-year contract, which ends June 30, 2020. At the time, Fulton’s date of retirement was unknown. Recent events have made the date of the superintendent succession now clear. On Feb. 12, the Shawnee Mission Board of Education approved Fulton as its next superintendent. Fulton will retire from Pattonville on June 30 and assume his duties in Shawnee Mission on July 1.

Pattonville choir gets rare invitation to perform for state group
Pattonville choir gets rare invitation to perform for state group
Monday, February 12, 2018
Nearly 80 students from Pattonville Heights Middle School were selected to give a once-in-a-lifetime performance approximately 800 music educators from across Missouri. The choir was chosen by competitive blind audition to sing at the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) annual conference on Jan. 25.

Pattonville senior named National Merit finalist
Pattonville senior named National Merit finalist
Monday, February 12, 2018
Pattonville High School senior Grace Skelton has been named a finalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship competition. She is among approximately 15,000 students nationwide earlier named semifinalists who met all the requirements to advance to finalist standing in the competition. Skelton is among the Top 1 percent highest scorers in the nation on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

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Feb 9, 201816 Pattonville student athletes sign letters for college athletics
Feb 8, 2018Pride of Pattonville nominations are open
Feb 8, 2018PHS senior earns appointment to West Point military academy
Feb 7, 2018PHS Student Council conducts raffle to support child's Make-A-Wish
Feb 6, 2018Dr. Tim Pecoraro named as next Pattonville superintendent
Feb 5, 2018PHS teacher recognized with Challenger Center Inspiring Teacher Award
Feb 1, 2018Students, staff recognized at Jan. 23 board meeting
Jan 31, 2018Pattonville school board members recognized for volunteer service
Jan 31, 2018Kindergarten registration for 2018-2019 school year is Feb. 28
Jan 31, 2018PHS football player a finalist for regional Athlete of the Year
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