Notes from the Aug. 11 school board meeting

Read about actions taken at the Aug. 11 school board meeting. Find out more by visiting Pattonville's BoardDocs website.

 Board Actions

The board of education on Aug. 11:

  • Heard an update on Pattonville’s plans to begin classes on Aug. 31 in phase 3 of in-person learning (100% virtual learning);
  • Approved paying $2,060,992.39 for regular bills;
  • Lodged for action revisions to Policy BBFA (Board Member Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure); a vote is expected at the Sept. 8 board meeting;
  • Approved the renewal of support for the time-keeping system from TimeClock Plus, LLC for $19,201;
  • Awarded the bid for labor to install bottle fillers to Kaemmerlen Facility Solutions for $37,740;
  • Awarded the bid for Mitel software assurance system and support to Vertical Communications for $12,130.65;
  • Approved a contract with JWE Education Consulting, LLC for consulting services for cultural proficiency training and related consulting services for the 2020-2021 school year for $20,000;
  • Awarded the bid for Palo Alto firewalls and three years of support and service subscriptions to Burwood Group, Inc. for $164,407.08; and
  • Approved a contract with Clearwave Communications to renew the fiber option WAN services for $95,520.


New Hires

  • Earnest Anderson, evening custodian, Bridgeway
  • Holly Boain, paraprofessional, Parkwood
  • Vanessa Curiel, paraprofessional, Bridgeway
  • Theresa Gaeng, early childhood screener, Early Childhood Center
  • Melissa Venegoni, cook, Parkwood



  • Claudia Miller, German teacher, high school, effective June 2, after serving Pattonville for 26 years