Notes from the Dec. 13 board meeting

Read about actions taken at the Dec. 13 school board meeting. Find out more by visiting Pattonville's BoardDocs website.

Board Actions

The board of education on Dec. 13:

  • Reviewed and accepted an evaluation of the district’s alternative education program; read the report or view the presentation;
  • Approved paying $987,856.65 for regular bills;
  • Approved, subject to audit, the financial statements for November 2022;
  • Approved paying $749,404.26, for purchases made on Pattonville’s purchasing cards, which earned the district a rebate of 1% (or $7494.05);
  • Approved curriculum course change recommendations for the 2022-2023 school year; 
  • Adopted the instructional materials for K-12 science education instruction at a cost of $504,020;
  • Adopted the instructional materials for 6-12 technology education instruction at a cost of $46,000;
  • Lodged for action revisions to policies EEA (Student Transportation Services), EEAB (School Bus Scheduling and Routing), GCP-R (Voluntary Termination of Employment Professional Staff), IGBG (Homebound Instruction), IGC (Extended Instructional Program), IGCA-R (Summer School Procedures) and JFCC (Student Conduct on School Transportation), and the rescission of policies IF-R-2 (New Course/Program Development and Adoption), IFA-R (Deletion of Courses/Programs), IGBG-R (Homebound Instruction Procedures), IGCA (Summer Schools), IIA-R (Textbook Selection and Adoption), IIAB (Supplementary Instructional Material Selection and Adoption), IICA-R (Field Trips), IKA-R (Grading Procedures), IKAD (Parent Conferences) and IKB (Homework); a vote is expected during the Jan. 10 board meeting;
  • Approved paying $2,712.50 to Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt for legal services;
  • Approved, as lodged for action on Nov. 8, 2022, the revisions to policy IGDA;
  • Awarded the bid for trash liners to Dutch Hollow Supplies for $57,435;
  • Approved the renewal of the Imagine Odysseyware Software Agreement with Imagine Learning for Sept. 1, 2022, through Sept. 31, 2023, for $15,000;
  • Awarded LLC to provide the set design upgrade and installation for Pattonville High School's TV studio for $17,652;
  • Approved the bid for the TV Studio Digital Upgrade to two companies: Modern Communications, Inc., for training and maintenance for $192,668; and Cine Services, Inc., for lighting for $80,903;
  • Awarded Piper Sandler & Co. as the firm to serve as municipal advisor to the district for a period of five years; and
  • Approved the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) Contract Amendment with S.M. Wilson & Co.


New Hires

  • Susan Barnes, administrative assistant/purchasing specialist, Learning Center
  • Brittany Flowers, language arts interventionist teacher, Holman
  • Irwin Henderson, custodian, high school
  • Julie Schallert, bus driver, transportation
  • Gina Melissa Wilfong, permanent substitute, Holman