November, 2021 Edition
Shining Star & Energizer Bunny Award Winners
Nominated by Matt Evans, Supervisor of Student Services & Michele Morrissette, Supervisor of Health Services
Jean is the "behind the scenes magician" that keeps the Office of Student Services running. Jean's energy and dedication to the students and families of QACPS is greatly appreciated and very deserving of the Energizer Bunny Award. Congrats, Jean!
Shining Star Award - The QACPS Nursing Staff
Julia Redpath, Theresa Griebel, Andrea Hall, Rebecca Houseknecht, Linda Cronshaw, Denise Kastle, Tracey Higgs, Jessica Snoberger, Julie George, Desiree Peck, Tanya Colon, Claire Gervais, Michelle Messier, Sharon Rhodes, Jacqueline Leight and Jaci Reilly.
This wonderful group of nurses has risen to the challenge of meeting the needs of our students and staff when they need them the most. Congrats to this wonderful group of hardworking and dedicated nurses!
Dr. Saelens unveiled Queen Anne's County Public Schools new logo!
Amy Hudock presented the October Spotlight to shine a light on the exciting activities that took place in the month of October throughout our District.
COVID-19 METRICS UPDATE
Tracy Kenna presented the ESSA Plan to the Board.
BOARD ACTION ITEMS
The Board approved the purchase of Pear Deck Premium for all teachers, staff, and students. With Pear Deck, educators can easily share educational content with students and colleagues and assess student understanding in real time.
The Board approved the Curriculum Associates Contract for IReady Classroom Mathematics text resources and online components.
The Board approved the purchase of a Data Domain 3300 appliance and two fiber channel switches for our core servers and storage array network device.
The Board approved the purchase of 23 cafeteria tables for Bayside Elementary School.
The Board approved the purchase of 12 cafeteria tables for Sudlersville Elementary School.
The Board approved the replacement of the PA system at Centreville Elementary School.
The Board approved the contract to remove existing HID pole lights and install LED area parking lot lights for Kent Island Elementary School, Matapeake Elementary School, and Matapeake Middle School.
The Board approved the contract to provide annual inspections of Fire Alarm Systems for all Queen Anne's County Public Schools.
The Board approved the purchase of a new school bus to replace an existing 15-year bus that is going out of service in August, 2022.
The Board approved the Transfer Request with Budget Amendment #2 for the Unrestricted Fund for Fiscal Year 2022.
Future Board Meetings
November 17, 2021 - 5:00 p.m. - School Board Work Session
December 1, 2021 - 6:00 p.m. School Board Meeting