TVUSD Board Meeting Highlights
October 15, 2019
This communication is to share highlights, recognitions, and notable information and action items from the Board meeting. The official minutes serve as the public record. The full meeting agenda and minutes can be accessed by clicking here
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Recognition of Chaparral High School Spirit Squad and FAB 5 and Abby Reinke Elementary Wolf News
Chaparral High School Spirit Squad and FAB 5 “!”
Spirit Squad Students: Jordan Henderson, Samantha Martinez, Jena Wilemon
FAB 5 “!”: Joey Hoke
Advisors: Cynthia Salazar, Shamonique Moore, Kristy Baron
Varsity Cheer Coach: Shelly Barres
JV Cheer Coach: Sarah Dale
Freshman Cheer Coach: Heather Arnzen
This squad defines the meaning of SPIRIT! They focus on and celebrate inclusion for all students. Come out and watch the squad in action at this weekend's upcoming homecoming game. Go PUMAS!
Lynne Kristensen – Wolf News Coordinator
Wolf News Team 1 Student's Addy Ahlberg, Luke Ciotti, Logan Fry, Mason Kristensen, Angelina Manna, Teagan Rogne, Rylee Taylor, Payton Yanke
Wolf News is a broadcast news video series that has operated for the past 10 years with support from the ARES PTA. Student teams produce weekly video updates about Abby Reinke Elementary School. Many previous Wolf News students have gone on to pursue careers in journalism and media arts. Thank you ARES for providing a wonderful foundation for students to obtain some amazing skills.
The Board approved all items listed on the Consent Calendar. The Consent Calendar typically consists of contracts and routine items that do not require discussion and is approved in one motion as a group. The following previously proposed policies were also approved.
Board Policy (BP) and Administrative Regulation (AR) 6145.2 - Athletic Competition
Board Bylaw (BB) 9110 - Terms of Office
INFORMATION AND REPORTS
Donna Lione, Assistant Director of Student Welfare and Success and Mandy Rayfield, Enrollment Technician, presented the annual report showcasing data information, as well as the goals and objectives of the Foster Youth Program for 19/20. Information provided highlighted the partnership between Student Welfare and Success (SWS), Riverside County Office of Education, local community agencies, and other school districts which have allowed for the expansion of foster youth student services. In addition, a newly improved system of progress monitoring was presented that provides a comprehensive system of supports to maximize foster youth academic and social-emotional success. TVUSD currently serves 79 foster youth students in grades k-12.
TVUSD Annual College and Career Kick-Off Day October 30, 2019
Joe Balleweg, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment and Carissa Teachout, Counselor on Special Assignment, presented information about TVUSD's annual college and career kick-off day activities. TVUSD's event is Wednesday, October 30th.
The focus on college and career readiness is connected to the Riverside County Office of Education Pledge—that all students in Riverside County will graduate from high school well prepared for college and the workforce. Additionally, the campaign is an outgrowth of the Riverside County Education Collaborative that was lauded in 2014 by President Barack Obama for increasing college-going rates in the Inland Empire. Below are TVUSD's current college and career preparedness rates from the California Dashboard.
Through the College Futures Grant, the district provides each traditional high school site $750 and each middle school and the alternative education campus $350 in order to fund supplies for the day’s events. Additionally, the county subsidizes a portion of the PSAT exam costs.
Below is information that outlines activities that TVUSD's middle and high school students will participate in during the annual college and career kick-off day.
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