Pattonville campers test out robots in swimming pool

Pattonville campers test out robots in swimming pool
Thursday, August 21, 2014
More than 20 middle schoolers in the Pattonville School District demonstrated their new knowledge of aquatic robotics by testing out their custom-made robots in the swimming pool at Pattonville High School on Aug. 1.



Seniors attend week-long Pattonville College Academy

Seniors attend week-long Pattonville College Academy
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Nine seniors from Pattonville High School spent a week during summer getting ready for college during Pattonville High School’s seventh annual Pattonville College Academy. Held July 28 through Aug. 1, the program gave first-generation, college-bound students support and knowledge about the college planning and search process.

The academy covered goal setting, college resume writing, how to compare colleges, how to start the college search, college admissions, scholarships, financial aid, letters of recommendation, essay writing tips and ACT test-taking tips. Participants were also able to interact with previous College Academy graduates, college admissions representatives and other experts during the week. The academy culminated with visits to several area colleges and universities on the final day of the week. For more information, call Julie Kampschroeder, Pattonville High School’s college/career counselor, at (314) 213-8051.


Enjoy family activities during Pattonville's Homecoming on Sept. 19-20

Enjoy family activities during Pattonville's Homecoming on Sept. 19-20
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Pattonville High School announced this year’s Homecoming theme is “A Night on Broadway.” The Pattonville school community is invited to enjoy this community celebration the weekend of Sept. 19 and 20.


Registrations now underway for fall community education classes

Registrations now underway for fall community education classes
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Registrations are now being accepted for fall courses offered through Pattonville’s community education program. Pattonville offers a variety of courses for children and adult learners - from fitness and cooking to computers and music. The Fall 2014 Pattonville community education brochure is available on the district’s website under the “Seasonal Links” menu. For more information or to register for Pattonville’s community education classes, please contact Mary Reed in the Pattonville community education office at (314) 213- 8094 or mreed@psdr3.org. Discounts are offered on many courses for residents aged 55 and older.


Food services training focuses on healthy, homemade options

Food services training focuses on healthy, homemade options
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Staff in Pattonville’s food services program spent time before school began learning more about incorporating healthy, homemade items into their school menus.


PHS freshman earns gold medal at amateur Junior Olympics

PHS freshman earns gold medal at amateur Junior Olympics
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Derrick Boyce of Bridgeton, a freshman at Pattonville High School, won the gold medal in the outdoor pentathlon in the Boy’s 14 division during the Amateur Athletics Union Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa. Boyce competed against 25 boys from around the United States. In the five track and field/multi events, he scored 918 in 100-meter hurdles, 514 in long jump, 606 in shot put, 585 in high jump and 545 in the 1500-meter run. He placed sixth in the 1500-meter run and third in the other four events. He won with a final score of 3,168. Boyce has been running track with the University City Xplosion Track Club since 2013.


PHS Announcements

PHS Announcements
Thursday, August 21, 2014
SUMMER READING FORMS are due in the Library by the end of the month.  Friday, August 29th is the last day to turn in your forms.



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