Thursday, October 15, 2009

10/13 School Board Meeting Highlights

The Board of Education met in a study session prior to the regular board meeting Tuesday evening at the district office. The purpose of the study session was to debrief from the recent School Community Council/PTA meetings.

The regular board meeting began with several recognitions:
  1. Greg Sheide - Recently selected from nearly 500 peers to be this year's "4A Coach of the Year for Distinguished Service."
  2. Congratulations to the State Championship girl's tennis team from Orem High School.
  • Lynsi Pearson - 2009 Tennis Team Coach of the Year
  • Team Members - Ellery Young, Whitnie Pearson, Kelsie Craig, Callie Craig, Sydney Madsen, Jessie Dyer, and Kristee Rowley

There were three action items for the evening:
  1. Requests for Out-of-state Travel
  2. The Assurances portion of the Consolidated Utah Student Achievement Plan (CUSAP)
  3. Change in location for the October 27 and November 10 Board Meetings to accommodate the dedication of two new schools
  • The location for the October 27 meeting will now be at North Point Elementary School instead of Shelley Elementary.
  • The location for the November 10 meeting will now be at Westlake High School instead of Orchard Elementary.
  • The school dedications will take place right before each of these meetings.

There were two discussion items for the evening:
  1. Schools closed to out-of area attendance for the 2010-2011 school year.
  2. Proposed Board Meeting schedule for 2010.

The next Board Meeting will be on October 27 at North Point Elementary. The dedication of this new school will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

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