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Parkway School Board candidate filing begins Dec. 12

11/13/2017 -- Two director positions are open on the Parkway Board of Education, each for a three-year term, in the April 3, 2018 election. Interested and qualified persons may file in person at the Parkway Administrative Center, 455 N. Woods Mill Rd., Chesterfield, Mo., 63017. Names will appear on the ballot in chronological order of filing.


Filing begins on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 8 a.m. On the first day of filing, the Administrative Center will open at 6 a.m.  Candidates will be assigned a filing number in the order of appearance. Candidates may obtain a filing number as they arrive at the front door of the Administrative Center. Candidate filing continues during regular business hours through January 16, 2018.  Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on days that the District is closed due to inclement weather. However, filing will occur on the first and last day of filing even if the District is closed due to inclement weather. Filing will also not occur on the following holidays: December 25, January 1 and January 15. Filing will end on January 16, 2018 at 5 p.m.


At the time of filing, applicants should provide a biographical statement of no more than 200 words and a recent digital photograph, which will be released to the news media and included in Parkway publications and website.


Those interested in filing may view additional materials available on the Missouri School Boards’ Association website at: Additionally, potential candidates are encouraged to attend a Candidate Informational Meeting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6 at the Parkway Administrative Center. Click here for a flyer. Topics to be discussed include the board filing process, responsibilities of school board members and updates on current events and activities of the Parkway Board of Education. The meeting will conclude with an open question and answer session with Parkway administrators and current school board members. Candidates are then encouraged to attend the regular Board of Education meeting which begins that evening at 7 p.m. at Parkway Central Middle School.


The terms of Kim Appelbaum and Beth Feldman expire in April 2018. For more information, please call Nikki Stover, Parkway Board of Education Administrative Assistant, at (314) 415-8002.