Notes from the Dec. 12 board meeting

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

Board Actions

The board of education on Dec. 12:

  • Heard a Prop S update on current construction work; view the presentation;
  • Approved the district financial audit for the 2022-2023 school year; view the presentation;
  • Reviewed and accepted an evaluation of the district’s teaching and learning program evaluation; read the report or view the presentation;
  • Heard a presentation by high school students regarding the creation of an eSports program; view the presentation;
  • Approved paying $1,027,003.33 for regular bills;
  • Approved, subject to audit, the financial statements for November 2023;
  • Approved paying $237,816.10, for purchases made on Pattonville’s purchasing cards, which earned the district a rebate of 1% (or $2,378.16);
  • Approved the resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of the documents required in connection with the acquisition, financing and leasing of energy efficiency improvement equipment;
  • Approved curriculum course change recommendations for the 2024-2025 school year;
  • Approved the instructional materials adoption for English language arts materials for $524,800;
  • Lodged for action the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 school calendars; a vote is expected at the Jan. 9 meeting;
  • Approved the renaming of Remington Traditional School to the Academy of Innovation at Remington, starting with the 2024-25 school year;
  • Approved paying $8,024.50 to Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt for legal services;
  • Awarded the bid for 840 cases of copy paper to Office Essentials for $27,510;
  • Approved the agreement with Sherwood Forest for the 2024 Fifth Grade Camp program for approximately $75,000; and
  • Approved the bid and agreement with Apple Inc. for 700 staff iPads, cases and pens for $495,530.

New Hires

  • Maureen Buerck, guidance secretary, Holman
  • Nosaj Buford, call center coordinator, human resource center
  • Keon King, night custodian, Pattonville Heights
  • Reganne Noah, permanent substitute, Pattonville Heights
  • Krystal O’Day, printing specialist, print shop
  • Nick Vitale, bus driver, transportation
  • Marvella Wafford, night custodian, Rose Acres


  • Kenneth Mayes, custodian at Holman, after serving Pattonville for 23 years
  • Amy Taylor, reading teacher at Drummond, after serving Pattonville for 28 years