WEEKLY MEMO December 4, 2015

To: Charleroi School Board Members

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Charleroi School District's 1st Annual Tailgate Christmas Drive

CHS Interact is teaming up with MAD4Giving this year to host a tailgate toy drive in the Charleroi Alumni Room this Sunday, December 6 from 1-5pm. This is a fun, family event and we are hoping to make it an annual event at Charleroi. Remember, all money and toys collected stay in our district.

  • Come in your best Ugly Christmas outfit and enter our Ugly Christmas Sweater contest for only $1.

  • Bring a new, unwrapped toy and receive tickets to place in the Chinese Auction basket of your choice.

  • Buy ticket for the Chinese Auction and 50/50 (You do not need to be present to win)

Mon Valley Career and Technical School Re-Organizational Meeting

The MVCTC Joint Operating Committee. Our Reorganization meeting is December 10 at 7:00 PM.


Mr. Yakich will be our JOC member and Mrs. Pappasergi will serve as our alternative.

SkillsUSA Leadership Conference 2015

New Athletic Complex Winterized

Recently toured new athletic complex with Keith Boord and Dane and they verified that the stadium has been cleaned and winterized. This means that Chris Iddings, athletic complex custodian, will now begin his winter shift which will have him working at the weight rooms, coaches office, alumni room and auxiliary gym two days a week and at each school one night a week. In addition, we checked the kitchen for cleanliness and a picture is attached.
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Christmas Concert Dates December 2015

A Christmas Carol

Friday, December 4 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, December 5 at 2:00 pm in the Auditorium


District Holiday Band Concert

Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium


Elementary, Middle School and High School Band and Chorus Concert

Thursday, December 17 at 7:30 pm in the Auditorium

Budget Impasse

The PA Department of revenue has collected $10.7 billion in tax revenue since the budget was vetoed on June 30. This includes sales, personal income, corporation and inheritance taxes. However they have failed to share any of the money with school districts


Budget Impasse Frequently asked questions , please see FAQs here: http://www.pa.gov/PAbudgetFAQs

Winter Keystone Biology Assessment Testing at High School This week

All 11th grade students who took the Biology Keystone in the past but has not scored proficient or any new 11th grade students who have not taken the Biology Keystone Exam participated in the two day assessment this week.


There are 2 Modules for each test, and they are scheduled during two successive mornings. These are “end-of-course” tests, and each test length is approximately 90 minutes for each module. (or 3 hours total) They are not timed, so students had extended time until they finished.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Snapshot of Energy Consumption at Charleroi

Old Football Stadium Electric Bill

October $11.31

November $19.11

We use minimal KWH (129 kw) - perimeter lighting for safety at the old stadium (November).

Other kilowatt usage for November is as follows:

Auditorium/bus garage 36,600 kwh

Shop Unit/Admin - 7,200 kwh

Gymnasium - 34,200 kwh

New Stadium - 31,488 kwh

SUPERINTENDENT'S MEETINGS

MONDAY NOVEMBER 30


TUESDAY DECEMBER 1

7:45 AM MEETING WITH TEACHER ABOUT RETIREMENT

10:00 AM MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT MEETING

6:00 PM REORGANIZATION MEETING


WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 2

9:00 AM CAREER READY MEETING WITH STUDENTS


THURSDAY DECEMBER 3

9:00 AM SENIOR INTERVIEWS

12:00 PM WPIAL SURVEY MEETING


FRIDAY DECEMBER 4

12:30 PM VO-TECH MEETING

7:00 PM MIDDLE SCHOOL CHORUS-A CHRISTMAS CAROL


SATURDAY DECEMBER 5

7:00 AM NEW SCHOOL BOARD TRAINING

2:00 PM MIDDLE SCHOOL CHORUS-A CHRISTMAS CAROL


MONDAY DECEMBER 7

8:30 AM PATTAN RTII


TUESDAY DECEMBER 8

1:00 PM CHEERLEADING MEETING


WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 9

7:30 AM FAYETTE COUNTY DRUG & ALCHOHOL

9:00 AM PATTAN FAMILY ENGAGEMENT


THURSDAY DECEMBER 10

9:00 AM JENNIFER GEIBEL-PATTAN AT ELEMENTARY

2:00 PM PEDZWATER CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING FIRM

6:00 PM EDUCATION FOUNDATION

7:00 PM JOC MEETING AT VO-TECH


FRIDAY DECEMBER 11