Welcome to the PattonvilleTODAY web page sponsored by the journalism department. This site is intended to provide information and engage in open and respectful dialogue that is appropriate to the educational environment and readers of all ages.

Comments are welcome as a means of sharing experiences, suggesting improvements, responding to polls/questions or engaging in the conversation. Comments will be reviewed by the moderator of this website prior to being posted publicly. To ensure that exchanges are informative, respectful and lawful, we will NOT post comments that are:

  • Off topic. We will exclude comments not related to the subject.
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  • Personal attacks. If you disagree with a post, we’d like to hear from you. We ask that you refrain from personal attacks or being disrespectful of others.
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PattonvilleTODAY is the official publication of news and information published and produced by Pattonville High School journalism staff members. Journalistic integrity is of the utmost importance and we will dedicate ourselves to the accurate and objective dissemination of information to all readers. We will provide news, insightful analysis and entertainment and will uphold a professional code of journalism ethics by maintaining truth, accuracy and objectivity. We will protect and exercise our First Amendment rights, not only for our own benefits, but for the benefit of all high school journalists past, present and future.

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