The April 14, 2016, regular meeting of the School Board opened with a performance of the National Anthem by the Mantua Elementary School Advanced Band. The School Board recognized Mason Crest Elementary School for winning the DuFour Award, National Library Week, and Military Child Month. The School Board honored the memory of Dr. Charles Dane. The School Board adopted Spanish, French, and German textbooks for levels 1-3 as recommended by the World Language Basal Instructional Materials Adoption Committee. Dr. Garza introduced Dr. Francisco Duran, Chief Academic Officer, Chace Ramey, Assistant Superintendent, Department of Human Resources, Jane Lipp, Assistant Superintendent, Department of Special Services, Matt Guilfoyle, Executive Director, Communications and Community Outreach, to report on Goal 2 of the Strategic Plan: Caring Culture. The report will be discussed further at the Board worksession on April 21, 2016.
The March 31, 2016, regular meeting of the School Board opened with a performance of the National Anthem by the Island Creek Elementary School Chorus. The School Board recognized Autism Awareness Month and Mathematics Awareness Month. Dr. Garza introduced Kathleen Walts, Director, PreK-12 Professional Learning and School Support, to recognize 17 FCPS teachers who have been awarded National Board Certification or Recertification. The Board approved the FY 2016 Revised Audit Plan.
May 2, 2016