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The Ewing Public Schools BOE Briefs: October 30, 2017

For Immediate Release


The Ewing Public Schools BOE Board Briefs:  October 30th, 2017


The Ewing Township Board of Education held its monthly meeting in the Fisher Middle School media center on Monday, October 30th, 2017. 


Ewing High School student ambassadors to the Board of Education, Keri Capstack and Serina Montero, updated the Board and public on events and developments at EHS during the month October, including Spirit Week, Homecoming and the Football and Girls Soccer programs advancing into the state playoffs.


During his Superintendent’s Report, Chief School Administrator Michael Nitti reflected upon the “Week of Respect” that took place in all the district schools, and shared some of the activities that were implemented that are designed to promote a positive, safe and harmonious learning environment.  Please 'click' to view a copy of the overview.


Assistant Superintendent Dr. Ishibashi, joined by several of her curriculum team staff members, then presented the required ESSA assessment update.  Her presentation will be made available on the district website under the Parent Information/PARCC Information tab.


In the “Superintendent Recommendations” section of the Agenda, the following took place:


Finance and Operations


The Board approved the School Board Election Polling Hours for next Tuesday, November 7th.  The polls will be open 6:00AM to 8:00PM.


The school district will be offering an EDP Holiday Camp this year during Winter Break.  Stay alert to our communication portal for more details.


The Board approved the district Comprehensive Maintenance Plan and the district’s application for a Sustainable Schools NJ Grant.


Curriculum and Instruction


The Board approved the district’s Violence and Vandalism/HIB Report and the annual NJQSAC Statement of Assurance. 


During Old Business, the Board reviewed and discussed the Referendum ’18 planning process.


The next meeting of the Ewing Township Board of Education is on Monday, November 27th, 2017 in the Lore Elementary School media center.