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The Ewing Public Schools BOE Briefs: June 26, 2017

 

  For Immediate Release

 

The Ewing Public Schools BOE Board Briefs:  June 26th, 2017


The Ewing Township Board of Education held its monthly meeting in the Fisher Middle School media center on Monday, June 26th. 


For his Superintendent’s Report, Chief School Administrator Michael Nitti thanked the staff of the Ewing Schools for all their work throughout the year, and for a successful closing of school featuring numerous concerts, exhibits, and ceremonies.  He also thanked the members of the Board of Education for attending so many events.


During the Superintendent’s Recommendations section of the agenda:


The following curriculum guides were revised, reviewed and approved by the Board:


 Algebra I

 Art Grades 6-8

 Engineering Design with 3D Printing

 English III

 Geometry

 Library Special K - 2

 NGSS Kindergarten Science

 NGSS First Grade Science

 NGSS Second Grade Science

 NGSS Third Grade Science

 NGSS Fourth Grade Science

 NGSS Fifth Grade Science

 Sustainability


During the Personnel Section of the Agenda, the resignation due to retirement of Ewing High Principal Rodney Logan was accepted by the Board.  A letter from the Superintendent regarding this topic is below.


The following policies and regulations were approved by the Board as “Second Readings” and are now formal Board policy:


P5570 Sportsmanship

P5460 High School Graduation (Mandated)

P5465 Early Graduation (Mandated)

R5460.1 High School Transcripts

P2464 Gifted and Talented Students (Mandated)

R2464 Gifted and Talented Students

P2622 Student Assessment (Mandated)

P5420 Reporting Pupil Progress

R5420 Reporting Pupil Progress

P5410 Promotion and Retention

R5410 Promotion and Retention

P5430 Class Rank

P2624 Grading System

 

Furthermore, the following policies and regulations were approved by the Board as “First Readings”.  After review and approval by the Board at its next meeting in July, they will become formal Board policy:


Bylaw 0000.02 Introduction (Mandated)

P2416.06 Unsafe School Choice Option (Mandated)

P1240 Evaluation Superintendent (Mandated)

R1240 Evaluation Superintendent (Mandated)


The next meeting of the Ewing Township Board of Education is on Monday, July 31st, 2017 in the Fisher Middle School media center. 

 





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