Col. Robert Behnken, Class of 1988 - Behnken and fellow NASA astronaut Doug Hurley flew on Crew Dragon for the SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station on May 30th. This was the first mission to launch NASA astronauts to orbit from the United States in nearly a decade.
Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, families that qualify for free or reduced price meals at school may be eligible for a new one-time Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) of up to $302 per child (preschool through 12th grade) to help cover the cost of meals students have eaten at home on days that schools have been closed.
Starting next week, Pattonville's free breakfast and lunch curbside pickup for students will change to a weekly distribution at two locations. Beginning May 20, meals will be distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday until further notice at Pattonville High School and the Pattonville Learning Center. Each distribution will include five breakfasts and five lunches for students. Meals distributed at the high school will include one hot meal. No meals will be distributed in the district on May 18 and 19.
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.