Each year, the Pattonville Board of Education establishes priorities to address in the coming school year. The priorities help the district fulfill its goals outlined in its Comprehensive School Improvement Plan.
Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, Pattonville will begin using Empower Learning’s learning management system (LMS) to report student progress in kindergarten through fifth grades. The platform will also be used for students in Holman Middle School’s Pirate Academy and middle school students at Remington Traditional School.
Pattonville High School senior Mya Harris was announced as runner-up for the 2021 William Woods Jr. National Speech & Debate Association Student of the Year and junior Bryant Ewing finished in the Top 60 in Original Oratory at the National Speech & Debate Tournament.
Four Pattonville students qualified for the national tournament that was hosted online this year with more than 6,000 participants. Seniors Jailah Broadway and Harris qualified in Public Forum Debate, Ewing in Original Oratory, and senior Bell Tucci in U.S. Extemporaneous Speaking.
The Pattonville High School speech & debate team is coached by English teacher Jennifer Raymond and assistant Lance Allen.
Ryan Gross, a 2021 Pattonville High School graduate, was featured during the Regional Youth Employment Coalition (RYEC) Signing Day event that was part of this year’s Level Up Youth Conference. Ryan was joined by his mentor - his dad and Pattonville High School history teacher David Gross - to share his experience in the Boeing Pre-Employment Program located at St. Louis Community College.
Pattonville High School has been recognized as a 2020-21 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished High School. It is one of just 204 high schools across the United States to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW [Computer Science, Biomedical Science, Engineering]. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of PreK-12 students and teachers in over 12,200 schools across the U.S.