Board meeting notes for Jan. 11
Board meeting notes for Jan. 11
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Board Actions
The Board of Education on Jan. 8:
  • Reviewed upcoming trips by the Pattonville High School band, choir and orchestras;
  • Reviewed a presentation on updating the district's Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP), including the process, timelines and desired outcomes;
  • Approved paying $2,155,266.94 for regular bills;
  • Approved an economic agreement between the Pattonville School District and the Pattonville National Education Association (PNEA);
  • Lodged for action student and staffing projections for the 2019-2020 school year; a vote is expected on the projections during the Jan. 22 board meeting;
  • Approved a proclamation declaring Feb. 4 through 8, 2019 as School Counseling Week in the Pattonville School District;
  • Approved paying $3,140 to Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan and Jackstadt for legal services;
  • Approved, as lodged for action on Dec. 11, 2018, the revision of Policy CDQF-R (Separation Incentive Plan - SIP);
  • Approved the purchase and installation of classroom furniture on the first floor of the Pattonville Learning Center for $20,787.61 plus a 5 percent contingency; the purchase was made using several different cooperative contracts that were previously bid by other entities such as EducationPlus, Keystone Purchasing Network and Hon; and
  • Awarded a bid for a sound system at the Pattonville High School stadium to Wired Technologies, Inc., for $37,104.
New Hires
  • David Adams, paraprofessional, Learning Center
  • Erica Cole, cook, Holman
  • Torin Owens, day custodian, high school
  • Savannah Schlobohm, fourth-grade teacher, Bridgeway
Retirements
The board approved the separation of the following certified staff at the end of the 2018-2019 school year under Policy GCQF-R (Separation Incentive Plan):
  • Debra Bonner, second-grade teacher, Parkwood
  • Kathryn Fogarty, educational diagnostician, early childhood
  • Debbie Foster, second-grade teacher, Drummond
  • Don Greco, physical education teacher, high school
  • Jennifer Kenniston, math teacher, Pattonville Heights
  • Denise Kuse, fifth-grade teacher, Drummond
  • Becky Middendorf, physical education teacher, high school
  • Michael Moeller, business education teacher, Positive School
  • Dorothy Nix, school psychological examiner, early childhood
  • Mary Ellen Sievers, early childhood teacher, early childhood
  • Kenneth Smith, science teacher, high school
  • Judith Vitale, reading specialist, Drummond
  • Gwendolyn Walker, reading specialist, Parkwood