FCPS Board Meeting Summary
December 6, 2021
About the Meeting
Optimist Student of the Month
The Golf team finished 7th in the region. The team was led by William Payne, Nathan Scharf, Piper Kingsley, and Palmer Van Zandt. The Golf team was coached by Marshall Wood.
The Volleyball team advanced to the Region 3B Semifinals. Jordan Carter made 1st Team All District and 2nd Team All Region, Teagan Thompson made 2nd Team All District. The Volleyball team was coached by Lou Wondree.
Isabel Whitman and Cecelia Lucas of the Cross Country team participated in Class 3 in the State Meet. They were coached by David Lovegrove.
The football team, coached by George Coghill advanced to Region 3B Semifinals. The District Defensive Player of the Year was Christian Hamm.
The girls Field Hockey team advanced to Class 3 State Semifinals, they were the Region 3B Champions. Regional 3B Player of the Year was Kelsey Reviello. All State players were Angelina Baldwin, Sam Black, Katie Boyd, Celie Constantine, Grace Maynard, and Kelsey Reviello. The team was coached by Erin Cunningham.
All District Choir
The following members of the All-District Choir were recognized:
Treble Choir - Grades 9 - 12
Mixed Choir - Grades 11 - 12
Camdyn Irby (4th in District)
Callie McAleese (5th in District)
Keanan Berry (Alternate)
Cameron Joseph (2nd in District)
National Honor Society
The following students were recognized as Fall 2021 inductees in the National Honor Society:
Walker-Grant Girl's Basketball Team
The Walker-Grant Middle School Girls was recognized for winning the 2021 Conference. Members of the team were:
Character Education Spotlight
Bullying Prevention Poster Contest Winners - Hugh Mercer Elementary School
Winners of the Hugh Mercer Elementary Bullying Prevention Poster Contest were:
Casen Dickson, Kindergarten. Cason's poster was, "Bullying is not nice".
Hazel Lam-Mackintosh, 1st grade. Hazel's poster, was "Be Kind".
Alondra Saab, 2nd grade. Alondra's poster was, "No Bullies! No Hurting!".
Alma Juarez, 3rd grade Alma's poster was, "Power of a Friend" and it said, "When we play, we do not leave anyone out".
Lailyn Taylor, 4th grade. Taylor's poster shared different types of bullying and how to stop bullying.
Anna Schaffer, 5th grade. Her poster said "No Bullying. Be Kind".
Special Education Day
Marguerite B. Young Excellence In Education Award
Hearing of Citizens
November 1, 2021 Regular School Board meeting:
November 10, 2021 Special School Board meeting:
December 1, 2021 Special School Board meeting: http://go.boarddocs.com/vsba/frcps/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=C9ASK4723D80
Head Start Approvals
Annual Lease Agreement for The Boys and Girls Club
Supplemental Appropriation for American Rescue Plan (ARP) Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CSLFRF) HVAC Replacement and Improvement Grant
HVAC Contract Approval for HVAC Upgrades at Lafayette Elementary School and Walker-Grant Middle School
HVAC Contract Approval for HVAC Upgrades at Lafayette Elementary School and Walker-Grant Middle School may be viewed at: http://go.boarddocs.com/vsba/frcps/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=C8SR956C244C
Monthly Financial Report
Ms. Brody provided a financial report for the month ended October 2021. In the Operating Fund, FCPS had received 30% of budgeted revenues and spent 30% of budgeted expenditures which compared to 29% of budgeted revenues and 28% of budgeted expenditures as of this time last year. In the Special Revenue Fund, FCPS had received 20% of budgeted revenues and spent 31% of budgeted expenditures. This compared to 10% of budgeted revenues and 23% of budgeted expenditures as of this time last year. ESSER spending had increased slightly from last month. The total year-to-date ESSER spending is $2.86M. The total balance remaining in ESSER grants was $9.39M.
Total Operating Fund Revenues:
FY22 Budget: $50,777,237.00 (YTD 30%)
FY22 Actual: $15,013,089.36
Total Operating Fund Expenditures:
FY22 Budget: $50,777,237.00 (YTD 30%)
FY22 Actual: $15,127,058.78
Special Revenue Fund Revenues:
FY22 Budget: $5,670,116.00 (YTD 20%)
FY22 Actual: $1,149,226.60
Special Revenue Fund Expenditures:
FY22 Budget: $5,745,116.00 (YTD 31%)
FY22 Actual: $1,791,504.86
Nutrition update: Mobile feeding will be operating over the winter break.
The Monthly Financial Report may be viewed at the following link: Fredericksburg City Public Schools Monthly Financial Update (boarddocs.com)
After School Student Supports
2022 - 2023 School Calendar
It was noted that the calendar would be presented at the January 2022 School Board meeting for approval. The proposed 2023 - 2024 would also be presented at the January 2022 School Board meeting.
Update on ABM Technical Audit for School Facilities
Middle School Update
Regulation Update: GCBD-R Staff Leaves and Absences
- VSBA Capital Conference - January 24 and 25, 2022
- VSBA New Chair and Vice Chair Orientation - January 25, 2022
- VSBA New School Board Member and Superintendent Orientation - January 25, 2022
- VASS-VASBO 2022 Winter Conference - January 9 - 11, 2022. Mrs. Brody would be attending
Good of the Order
All Board members were presented with poinsettias.
Mr. Matt Rowe, incoming Board member was introduced.
Dr. Catlett expressed thanks to staff for all of their hard work during the past year and wished everyone a happy holiday.
Board members also wished everyone a happy holiday.
Next Meeting Dates
School Board meetings are held at the Walker-Grant Center.
- Oath Ceremony: January 4, 2022 beginning at 3:00 p.m.
- Budget Work Session: January 10, 2022 @ 5:30 p.m.
- Regular School Board Meeting: January 10, 2022, 2021- 6:30 Closed Session/7:30 Open Session