The Pattonville Board of Education on March 8 approved the selection of Mary Jo Gruber as Pattonville’s new chief financial officer (CFO), effective July 1. She replaces Ron Orr, who will retire at the end of the current school year.
Gruber has served as the CFO for the School District of Clayton since 2011 after working as Clayton’s director of accounting for 11 years. She also served as the business manager for the former Wellston School District and as an auditor and audit manager in the private sector.
The Pattonville High School varsity drill team was named the top dance team in the country at the NDA National Championship in Orlando, Florida. This is the fifth time in program history the team has won a national championship (most in Missouri) and the first since 2000.
March Madness is here! Elementary teams battled it out for the district title on Friday and Monday at the fifth grade intramural basketball tournament hosted at Pattonville Heights Middle School.
Teams from Bridgeway, Drummond, Parkwood, Rose Acres and Willow Brook competed in the inaugural season of the intramural league organized by the Pattonville Community Programs and developed by Drummond PE teacher Caleb Stroop.
“When I first got here, I noticed we didn't have anything at this level so this was kind of my mission from the very beginning,” he said. “Basketball has had such a huge impact on my life and I just wanted to kind of share that with the kids.”