Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The pair are among eight candidates seeking two seats on the Parkway school board.
The following information was provided by the Parkway School District and is available on the district's website. Patch will feature a pair of candidates each day this week Tom Appelbaum Parkway has made great strides during my first term on the Baord. As an alumnus of Parkway North, and a lifelong member of the Parkway community, I have been proud of this district and the role it has played in the community. It was in this spirit of community that inspired me to organize the parade to welcome home the heroes from the Iraq war in downtown St. Louis in January 2012. It was one of my proudest moments as a school board member to encourage the participation of Parkway students in this event. Parkway is setting a great example with projects …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The pair are among eight candidates for 2 seats on the Parkway School District Board of Education.
The following information was provided to the Parkway School District and is available on the district's website ahead of the April 2nd election. Patch will share two candidate profiles a day between today and Thursday Sam C. Sciortino, Ph.D. Over thirty-six years, I had the distinct privilege to serve as a teacher and administrator in the Parkway School Distirct. My educational career began at Central Junior High School where I served as a Teacher and Assistant Principal. When East Junior High opened in 1972, I served as an Assistant Principal and later as Principal from 1975-1981. My opportunity to serve the school community at the district level began in 1981 as Manager of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction followed by the positions …
Friday, January 4, 2013
William Shirley, an Olivette resident, says he wants better communication between the Board and constituents.
William Shirley says he wants a board that will listen. Shirley, who has filed to run for a seat on the Ladue School Board in April's election, said that if he is elected, he would bring a different points of view to the table. “(I will offer) an ability to listen; listen to the voters, listen to the members, listen to the residents of the school district,” Shirley said. Shirley is both an engineer and an attorney. For 11 years he worked for several firms as an engineer, including at Monsanto. For the last 23 years he has worked as a private practice attorney, focusing on civil, criminal and environmental law. Shirley ran unsuccessfully for Olivette City Council in 1995 and has two children who graduated from the Ladue School District. …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Three candidates have filed for the single seat open in Apri's elections.
Candidates continue to file for local offices ahead of next April's municipal elections. The seat of Monarch Fire Protection District board of director Kim Evans expires in April. Evans has served as a MFPD director for the past 5-1/2 years and is currently the board president. Evans, Russ Lake and Rick Gans have filed for the seat since last Tuesday. Lake is a local businessman who served on Monarch's Citizens' Advisory Committee for the agency's budget. Gans is a former Monarch board member who has been a critic of the agency since leaving office. The last day to file is January 15.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Filing for 2 seats on the board of education up for the April election began Tuesday.
Two director positions are open on the Parkway Board of Education, each for a three-year term, in the April 2013 election. The expiring terms are for Tom Appelbaum and Dr. Sam Sciortino. The top two vote-getters from all the candidates will be elected to the open spots. The following individuals have filed to run, as of Dec. 12: Candidates have until January 15 to enter the race.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The first day for candidates in spring municipal elections to file is coming up next month.
Even though the 2012 election cycle is now a thing of the past, the 2013 campaign season is not far off. Candidates for April's municipal elections for city councils and school boards can officially file for those races beginning December 11. In Creve Coeur, city council seats currently held by Beth Kistner (Ward 1), Tara Nealey (Ward 2), Charlotte D'Alfonso (Ward 3) and Scott Saunders (Ward 4) will be up for election. Kistner cannot seek a re-election due to term limits. D'Alfonso and Saunders have confirmed that to Patch that they will seek second terms. Nealey told Patch this week she is undecided on filing but is "operating on the assumption" that she will. On the Parkway School District Board of Education, Tom Appelbaum has confirmed …