In its first post-election meeting, Parkway School District installed its Board of Education members and elected new officers.
Newly-elected director Kim Appelbaum—no relation to existing school board member Tom Appelbaum—was sworn in Wednesday night, as was re-elected incumbent Beth Feldman.
Feldman subsequentally was elected president of the board by her peers, after serving as vice president last school year. Director Chris Jacob was outgoing president of the board.
Director Dee Mogerman was unanimously selected vice president.
Incumbent Helen Casteel lost to Kim Appelbaum and Feldman in the April 3 election, where the contest was three candidates for two seats on the 7-member board. Casteel told the school board Wednesday that she was " was responsible.
Kim Appelbaum, 47, was joined by family for her swearing-in. She in the recent election.
"I'm extremely excited, and can't wait to get started," she told Chesterfield Patch. She is a Ballwin resident and has two boys in Parkway schools.