Gilbert Public Schools Board Brief for November 7, 2018
Gilbert Public Schools Board Brief for November 7, 2018
Posted on 11/08/2018
The Governing Board met for a Work Study & Brief Board Business Meeting on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.

The Governing Board met for their monthly work study meeting and a brief business meeting on November 7, 2018. 

The meeting began at 6:30pm.

The work study began with a ‘School Spotlight’ on Quartz Hill Elementary.  Principal, Dr. Joan Henry and Kindergarten teacher, Ms. Christine Barnes, presented to the Governing Board. Highlights of the presentation included:

  • S.T.E.A.M. programs and clubs
  • 'A' rating, Arizona Department of Education
  • Importance of working with parents to understand what programs and clubs they are interested in for their students
  • Partnerships with Campo Verde High School, South Valley Junior High, and ASU Polytechnic
  • Parents volunteering to deliver Watch D.O.G.S program, Spanish club, Robotics and Lego Engineering clubs, and much more

Executive Director of Teaching and Learning, Ms. Barbara Newman and Coordinator Elementary Language Arts & Social Studies, Ms. Shawna Tinney next presented the ELA Textbook Adoption Review, and answered questions from the Governing Board.

Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Suzanne Zentner then presented School Calendar options for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 to the Governing Board and answered questions.

Director of Communications and Marketing, Ms. Dawn Antestenis and Webmaster, Ms. Terri Bradford presented recommendations for a Gilbert Public Schools district logo refresh and answered questions from the Governing Board.

The work study was adjourned at 8:40pm.

The brief business meeting was then called to order.

Item 5.02 Consideration and possible approval of Temporary Construction Easement to Town of Gilbert at the NW Corner of Quartz Hill and Germann, was removed from the agenda.

The Consent Agenda was then approved with a 5-0 vote.

The brief business meeting adjourned at 8:50pm.

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