|Per county stay-at-home order, PSD schools close through April 22|
|Monday, March 23, 2020|
Dear Pattonville families and staff,
Over the weekend, St. Louis County executive Sam Page issued a stay-at-home order effective March 23 until April 22 due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacting our region. Due to the county order, Pattonville schools, along with all public schools in St. Louis city and county, will remain closed until Thursday, April 23. The order will not impact our free curbside/drive-thru breakfast and lunch distribution, which is set to begin on Wednesday, March 25, and at-home learning, which will begin Monday, March 30. For more information on the free meals, download a flyer at http://bit.ly/PSDfreemeals2020.
We know the extended closing of our schools is a hardship for families and staff, however health officials locally and across the U.S. emphasize that the only way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep everyone healthy and safe is to stay home and keep our distance from each other. All of us are being asked to change the way we do things in order to weather this crisis and protect ourselves and others. We are all in this together, and together, we’ll make it through this difficult time. While our school buildings are closed, our commitment to our students remains the same. Our teachers, staff, and leaders are working hard to ensure we can continue to provide support for our students and our communities. Thank you for all you’re doing to support our students now and in the days ahead.
Dr. Tim Pecoraro