School Board Notes

June 2018

Board Adopts 2018-2019 School Year Budget

The Methacton School District Board of School Directors voted to adopt a final budget of $109,398,167 for the 2018-2019 school year during a special meeting of the Board on June 19, 2018. The proposed budget includes a 1.99% tax increase, which equates to an increase of .5863 mills, resulting in a proposed millage rate of 30.0431.

A resident whose home is valued at the average residential assessment of $173,660 would see a $101.82 increase in real estate taxes, resulting in a 2018-2019 tax bill of $5,217.28.

Download the proposed final budget presentation here.

Download the PDE 2028 document for the final general fund budget for the 2018-2019 school year here.

Methacton Education Foundation Grants the District Over $39,000

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Methacton Education Foundation (MEF) President Jim Beam and MEF Executive Director Nikki Krelovich presented the Board of School Directors with a gift of $39,730.01 for the funding of four grants.

The funds include a grant of $3,150 to for the Methacton High School JV History Club, $3,125 for the MHS Electric Car Club, $15,850 for the purchase of a replacement simulator for the driver's education program at MHS, and music technology equipment valued at $20,155.01 for the MHS music department.

The Meetings in Review

Methacton High School (MHS) Physics Teacher and Science Research Coordinator Bob Helm presented "M" awards to MHS students for excellence in STEM science research during the 2017-2018 school year.

The following MHS students were recognized: Freshman Daniel Abraham, Senior William Chen, Junior Jonathan Cheng, Senior Ananth Dandibhotla, Sophomore Shrinidhi Dandibhotla, Junior Saket Gokhale, Senior Satvik Kakkar, Junior Angie Kuang, Sophomore Karen Li, Junior Amy Ouyang, Junior Ishaan Patel, Sophomore Sherya Patel, Junior Tulsi Patel, Senior Jason Qiu, Freshman Allison Reed, Senior Achyut Reddy, Junior Harsha Santhanam, Sophomore Claire Tse, Sophomore Arushi Tiwari, Junior Neha Vagvala, Junior Rebekah Varghese, Senior Jeremy Wang, Senior Michael Wang, Senior Karthik Yegnesh, and Junior Adam Zhang. These students achieved fantastic success in science research competitions throughout the school year, with many competing not only at the local level, but regional, state, and even international level competitions.


All other items listed on the June 26 agenda were approved.

June 19, 2018 Combined Special and Work Session Meetings

June 26, 2018 Regular School Board Meeting

Board Notes

The Methacton School District's Board of School Directors meets each month. School board work session meetings are generally held on the third Tuesday of the month, followed by the regular meeting on the fourth Tuesday (except during the month of December). Regular Board and work session meetings typically take place in the MHS LGI, and all residents are invited to attend. Committee meetings may take place in the Board Room at the Farina Center, or the MHS LGI. Meeting agendas are posted to agenda manager, and start times and locations are posted on the District's website. Please confirm meeting time and location before attending. Download the meeting calendar here. Watch the meeting video online.