Dan Derby, fifth grade teacher at Bridgeway Elementary School, has been selected as Pattonville's Teacher of the Year, and Andrea Baldwin, paraprofessional at the Pattonville Early Childhood Center, has been selected as this year’s Support Staff Employee of the Year.
Pattonville High School has been ranked among the top high schools in Missouri and the nation on U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 Best High Schools list. This is the seventh time Pattonville earned a spot on U.S. News’ Best High Schools list in the last eight years.
Sixty-two Pattonville High School students have been recognized for their outstanding performance on the college-level Advanced Placement (AP) exams taken last spring. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college-level courses while still in high school and to receive college credit, advanced placement or both for a successful performance on the course’s respective AP exam. Only about 20 percent of the more than 2.1 million high school students worldwide who took AP exams performed at a level to merit the recognition of AP Scholar.
The April 7 school board election has been postponed to June 2 following an executive order signed by Gov. Mike Parsons on March 18. The Executive Order declares that ballots already printed for the April 7 election may be used at the postponed date of June 2. Voters who have attained the age of 18 by April 7 will be allowed to cast a ballot. Five candidates have filed to be placed on the election ballot to fill three open seats on Pattonville Board of Education.
Those who filed for the board, in order of filing, are incumbents Dr. Brian J. Gray and Melinda (Mindy) Ridings, Dr. Summer Johnson, Harvey (Dean) Linhardt and incumbent Andrea D. Glenn. Information on the candidates is shown below.