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Recap for May 8 BOE Meeting

Link to Novus website containing Formal Agenda and Supporting Documentation

1.) Highlighting Alameda Schools - Edison Elementary

Background: The staff presented an overview of the academic accomplishments of their school.

Fiscal Implications: None.

2. Recognition of Outgoing Student Board Members

Background: This year's Student Board Members were  recognized for the year of service. They were:

Kelsey Reed - Alameda High School, Elizabeth Dietz - Alameda Science & Technology Institute, Kelly McCormick - Encinal High School and Jinsu Paik - Island High School.

Fiscal Implications: None.

3.) Update on the Status of Leaving District Offices

Background: Staff presented an update on the work being done to move staff out of the District Office.

Fiscal Implications: To be determined

4.) Recommendation to Rename Washington Elementary School

Background: Staff presented a review of the process to rename Washington Elementary which is opening a new magnet school. The naming committee has chosen to name the school after Maya Lin. Maya Lin has maintained a careful balance between art and architecture throughout her career, creating a remarkable body of work that includes large-scale site-specific installations, intimate studio artworks, architectural works and memorials.

Fiscal Implications: None.

5.) Board Policy on Student Board Member

Background: Student board members indicated they were happy with the current process that allows each school site use a different process to select student board member. No changes were made.

Fiscal Implications: None.

6.) Update on the 2012/13 Calendar

Background: Staff present a recap of the activities that have led up to not being able to adopt a 2012/13 calendar.

Fiscal Implications: None.