School Board Meeting Highlights

8-20-19

Agenda:


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All motions were approved.

Regular Meeting

Construction Update on Veterans Memorial Elementary School

Senior Project Manager of Alvin H. Butz, Rob Avitabile, gave an update on the Veterans Memorial School with photos. The project is moving along on schedule and slated to open in the fall of 2020. Road work at the Schantz Rd. intersection will be bid in the fall with road improvements that include the widening of Schantz Rd., a turning lane and traffic light, occurring in spring/summer of 2020. The intersection of Twin Ponds and Arrowhead Lane will be lined up to form a straight intersection.

View Presentation here.


Schnecksville Elementary Bus Bay Conversion to Four Classrooms
Rob continued to review the conversion of the Blake Shuttle garage into four classrooms at Schnecksville Elementary which began in June and will be finished up in time for the start of school.


Student Recognition

FBLA National Competitors:

Mobile Applications - Suchir Agarwal, Udit Garg
Entrepreneurship - Sam Oxfeld, Gokul Perugu and Vedavyas Jampanaboyana
Web Design - Purva Gupta, Ankhitha Manjunatha and Akshatha Manjunatha
Social Media Campaign - Kate Kimball, Hana Yang
Networking Concepts - Dharshan Tharumia
Organizational Leadership - Prathysha Kothare


26 Pebbles Cast and Crew International Thespian Festival:
In addition to the names below, note that Yaritza Almonte and Shanyn Kaiser went as individual performers who qualified for Nationals. Both received Superior rankings nationally. Additional National Qualifiers were Aubree Williams, Olivia Behr and Shaye Harrer.



Olivia Behr

Dylan Buckner

Nate Cowling

Jenny Delorimier

Noah Erleman

Isabella Fedele

Mackenzie Lynch

Carter Sachse

Aylor Scandola

Taylor Shortell

Daniel Stewart

Aubree Williams

Alyssa Yocum

Riley Allsop

Chaz Broadbent

Hayley Chamberlain

Shaye Harrer

Ethan Johnson

Kailey Kloiber

Lauren Petrocelli

Yaritza Almonte

Shanyn Kaiser

Isabella Constanzo

Heather Mello


LCCC Report


State of the College LCCC Report


PSBA Legislative Advisory Council Report


Bob Bold reported that there are 8 pieces of legislation on property tax relief being reviewed by various legislative committees.


Education Foundation
Neffs National Bank gave a $20,000 EITC gift to the Foundation in July.

There will be a Foundation Tailgate event on Sept 27 at the football game vs. Nazareth. Tickets are $30 pp or $50 per couple.

The MG Car Raffle is doing really well - to date it's raised more than $13,000. It will be raffled off on Nov 21 during the Harlem Wizards game.

Roundtable

The Board wished the administrators well for the start of the school year. Carol Facchiano and David Hein volunteered at Parkland CARES last Wednesday. They said it was a humbling experience as hunger is right here in our community. Linda said she really enjoyed seeing pictures of the new elementary school. Everyone enjoyed the student recognition and congratulated the students. Lisa said that we are honored that David Hein was appointed to the PA School Safety Council. Bob Bold was recognized for all of his years of service and leadership at the CLIU opening convocation this year.

Next Meeting is Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at 7 PM