Notes from the Oct. 12 school board meeting

Read about actions taken at the Oct. 12 school board meeting. Find out more by visiting Pattonville's BoardDocs website.

Board Actions

The board of education on Oct. 12:

  • Reviewed and accepted an evaluation of the district’s gifted education program; read the report or view the presentation;
  • Approved paying $1,087,662.99 for regular bills;
  • Approved, subject to audit, the financial statements for the month of September 2021;
  • Approved paying $418,902.29 for purchases made on the district's purchasing cards, which earned the district a rebate of nearly 1% (or $3,979.57);
  • Declared a list of items as surplus to be sold on the district’s page;
  • Approved, in compliance with Missouri State Board of Education procedures, the October 2021 transportation route miles for the 2021-2022 school year;
  • Approved a contract between Pattonville and the Special School District for substitute personnel services for the 2021-2022 school year;
  • Lodged for action revisions to Policy BBB (School Board Elections); a vote is expected at the Nov. 9 board meeting;
  • Approved paying $1,559.50 to Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. for legal services;
  • Approved a proclamation declaring the week of Oct. 25 through 29 as Red Ribbon Week in the Pattonville School District;
  • Awarded a bid for the purchase of Claridge marker boards and tackable wall panels for various schools and buildings to Golterman & Sabo for $20,211.77;
  • Approved the renewal of assessment subscriptions from Renaissance Learning, Inc., for $92,250.95;
  • Awarded a bid for a new Genie GS-2632 scissor lift to Patriot Rentals & Equipment for $18,112.43;
  • Approved the proposal for Pattonville Heights Middle School track improvements from Byrne & Jones Sports Construction for $70,595;
  • Approved the purchase of seven blower wheels for the HVAC units at Pattonville High School from Trane Supply for $33,313.28; and
  • Approved the purchase of office furniture for the technology department from EducationPlus care of CI Select for $11,043.56.


New Hires

  • Mary Blanton, bus driver, transportation
  • Grace Bowman, assistant PTAC after-school instructor, Pattonville Heights
  • Christopher Elem, evening custodian, Parkwood
  • Jeff Garmon, cook, high school
  • Terry Olishile, clerk, high school
  • Naomi Smith, paraprofessional, Remington
  • Kaitlyn Tucker, clerk, Holman
  • Karen Windom, bus driver, transportation



  • Dr. Tim Pecoraro, superintendent, effective June 30, after serving Pattonville for 21 years
  • Mickey Schoonover, director of school-community relations, effective June 30, after serving Pattonville for 25 years
  • Robert Thompson, associate principal, high school, effective June 30, after serving Pattonville for 8 years


In Memory

  • Joan Mason, business specialist, high school, passed away on Oct. 4. She served Pattonville for 17 years.