Pattonville’s counseling staff created a website dedicated to mental health and wellness to provide resources and support students, staff and family members through the stress and anxiety brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We know a healthy mind and body influences your stress levels and your ability to deal with stress,” said Michael Boulanger, counselor for the Positive School and alternative programs at Pattonville High School. Boulanger created the website with input and suggestions from other counselors in the district.
In-person and Villemade students at Parkwood Elementary recently completed a collaborative mural that was installed near the front lobby of the school. Students can interact with it and have their picture taken.
“We were inspired by Kelsey Montague who is an internationally-known street artist who creates interactive art,” art teacher Ms. Janel MacLean said.
Dear Pattonville families and staff,
We want to make you aware of two important changes to our calendars for the remainder of the first semester. Next week, there are no classes from Nov. 25 through 27. With Monday, Nov. 23, being our normal virtual learning day, we have decided to switch Tuesday, Nov. 24, from an in-person day for students with the last name A-K to a 100% virtual learning day for all students. This will help balance out instruction and allow every student to have two days of instruction next week. We will use this same structure next month for the days leading up to winter break. Monday, Dec. 21 will be our normal virtual learning day, and Tuesday, Dec. 22, will be changed to a 100% virtual learning day for all students instead of in-person for some students. Below is a summary of these dates.
The Pattonville Community Action Team (PCAT) is offering “Healing the Cove,” a series of free online sessions designed to provide Pattonville families, staff and community members with information and support on a variety of topics related to mental health and well-being. Each month during the school year, PCAT will offer two online sessions on topics facing local families, such as coping with stress, suicide prevention for caregivers, getting control of your finances and helping your child with anxiety. The sessions are free, but require pre-registration. For more information or to register, go online at bit.ly/healingthecove.
To help plan for the remainder of the school year, Pattonville families are asked to select their children’s learning option for the second semester by Friday, Nov. 6. Families have two learning choices:
For details on each of these options, visit our Pattonville Returns website at https://bit.ly/PSDReturns2020web.
All families must complete an online form in their Parent Portal in PowerSchool indicating a learning choice for their child(ren) by Friday, Nov. 6.
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Principal: Melissa Yount-Ott