Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Incumbents Sam Sciortino and Tom Appelbaum kept their Parkway School Board seats in the April 2 election.
UPDATED 12:50 p.m., Wed., April 3- Voters decided Tuesday that incumbent Parkway School Board members Sam Sciortino and Tom Appelbaum should keep their positions. Voters selected two of the eight candidates running for the open seats in the Parkway School Board election. Board members serve three-year terms. Sciortino received the most votes, with 5,049 votes, or 21.26 percent. Appelbaum garnered 3,596 votes, or 15.14 percent. School board candidate Jenifer Clifton wasn't far behind with 3,338 votes, or 14.05 percent, but there were only two open seats. Patch reached out to both re-elected school board members Tuesday night, but it was after 10 p.m. when election results came in. Patch was able to reach Appelbaum who was watching the …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: "Don’t let a small, angry group control your public schools. Go to the polls and vote to pass Prop S and support current members of our School Board," says a Chesterfield parent in this recent 'Letter to the Editor.'"
Wednesday, March 27
“Houston, we DON’T have a problem”: There has been an ongoing campaign by a small, perpetually dissatisfied group (Rockwood Stakeholders for Real Solutions or “RS for RS”), who have seized upon the recent Rockwood School District (RSD) state audit report to further their self-important agenda, manipulating facts and fabricating issues while attacking our School Board, seeking removal of our current Superintendent, and campaigning to defeat Prop S. RSD is fiscally responsible: The recent state audit identified possible over-payments totaling $1.2 million for construction projects spanning the last 10 years, and RSD is pursuing this finding. Not to trivialize this (I am a RSD taxpayer), but for perspective, these potential overpayments, …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Leadership of the upcoming Proposition S—a $38.4 million no-tax rate increase bond issue on the April 2 ballot—was announced at Thursday's Rockwood School District Board of Education meeting. First meetings are set.
Rockwood School District resident Rhonda Costa volunteered to head the Proposition S citizens' committee, which will be a group advocating for passage of a $38.4 million no-tax rate increase bond issue on April 2 ballots. District representatives indicate the bond issue was designed to support Rockwood students by focusing on safety measures, technology updates and school improvements. Rockwood Chief Communications Officer Kim Cranston said district representatives work to inform and educate community residents about the bond issue, voting information, polling sites, absentee balloting, what the projects are and the costs associated with them. The Prop S citizens' committee operates independently from the district; its task is to promote …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The terms of Tom Appelbaum and Sam Sciortino expire in April, 2013. Filing begins Tuesday for the April election.
The following information was provided by the Parkway School District in a news release. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Two director positions are open on the Parkway Board of Education, each for a three-year term, in the April 2013 election. Candidate filing begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, and continues through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Filing must be done in person at the Parkway Administrative Center, 455 N. Woods Mill Rd., Chesterfield, Mo 63017. Filing hours are from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. On the last day of filing, January 15, the hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No filing will take place on December 25 or January 1, as district …