On May 3, Platte County School District announced its Teacher, Service Person, and Support Person of the Year, surprising each at their building’s all-school assemblies. This year’s Teacher of the Year is Bret Bogart, 5th Grade Teacher at Siegrist Elementary; Service Person of the Year is Dr. Rebecca Ballou, Speech Language Pathologist at Platte City Middle School and Platte County High School; and Support Person of the Year is Tracy Itao, Administrative Assistant at Siegrist Elementary.
Platte County School District represented well at the 31st annual Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education banquet with many honorees including this year's Christa McAuliffe winner: Siegrist Elementary's Bret Bogart.
Two PCHS Robotics teams qualified for the VEX Robotics Worlds Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, April 19-22 and one finished SECOND in Worlds! In the school's third year of participating in the VEX Robotics program, this is first time PCHS has qualified for World competition.