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.
SENIORS: Reminder to complete the two short surveys sent to you via email from Mr. Thompson. Surveys include needed information for senior award recognition and post high school plans. The surveys are also available on the HS website.
Looking for a summer job? Several companies have reached out looking for Pattonville students interested in working this summer. Stop by the Guidance office and ask Ms. Stewart to see the jobs book
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The Pattonville School District will host an online presentation with infectious disease expert Dr. Jason Newland from 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 18. During the event, Newland will provide an update on COVID-19 and the results of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) pilot program that included the Pattonville school community in studying COVID-19 transmission and mitigation strategies in schools. Sign up here.
All in-person and virtual SIGMA students at Pattonville Heights Middle School participated in Model UN virtual sessions this week hosted by Civitas. Today, the eighth graders taught by gifted teacher Lori Kappler met with 80 other students from area schools to participate in a mock UN General Assembly. Gifted students taught by Christina Elkins at Holman Middle School also participated in the event.
Model UN is an activity in which students typically roleplay delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. It challenges students to develop and utilize their research, public speaking, debate, and writing skills, as well as their critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities.
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.