Pattonsburg Receives DESE Grant

Pattonsburg school board members received an attendance update during their September meeting. Elementary Principal Becky Morris reported that the end of August attendance was 99.58 percent. The current enrollment is 14 in the preschool and 95 students for Kindergarten through 6th grades.

Superintendent Bill Pottorff reported that the district has received a grant through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for a new stove and double oven. The grant is worth $14,800.

The board also accepted the resignation of Dean Lewis as part time history teacher, Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball, and Varsity Track coach as long as a fee is paid to be released from the contract.