Parents at Pattonville High School received word Thursday that Scott Dickinson, a math teacher, had died.
According to a letter emailed to parents by Principal Joe Dobrinic, Dickinson, a math teacher who was not teaching this year, died Wednesday after what was described as a "brief illness."
Funeral arrangements were not available but Dobrinic said Dickinson, a military veteran, would be interred at Jefferson Barracks.
Dobrinic said school counselors were ready to support students.
Friday 10:10 a.m. update: