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BOE Meeting Agendas, Minutes, & Summaries

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2023-2024 Board of Education Meeting Summaries:

The meeting included a presentation by two Schreiber High School Students - Nate Edelbaum and Taylor Schorr. They provided insight regarding antisemitism and the need to prepare senior students for conversations on college campuses as well as the need for increased parking for seniors in the Monfort lot.  


Barbara Graziano from BOCES and presented the results of the Demographic report. A copy of the report can be found here.


Brian Graham presented an update regarding the results of the security assessment and a 3 year proposal of draft budgetary requests.  A copy of the update can be found here. 


Dr. Ira Pernick presented an update on the DEI work within the district to date. A copy of the presentation can be found here.


Dr. Eric Mace was approved by the Board of Education to serve as the principal of Manorhaven Elementary school.


The Board of Education approved the District Reserve Plan which will be permanently posted on the District website. The District Reserve Plan can be found here.


The Chain of Communication document was discussed and will be shared with the community.  Additionally, policy 1400 was revised at the meeting to align with the language of the Chain of Communication and will be included for first read at the December 5th Board of Education meeting. 

Dr. Shields gave an enrollment report of 5,305 students, 54 students more than this time last year.
Dr. Hynes gave a brief report acknowledging challenges the district has faced this year so far; air conditioning, transportation, and Synergy student information system. He reminded the community that the district is working very hard to resolve these specific challenges. 

Dr. Hynes updated the community that Schreiber High School will continue to offer robust clubs and extracurriculars. A clear process has to establish clubs will be communicated to students and staff. The Schreiber Club fair will take place on September 28th in the lobby during lunch periods. 

Dr. Behr gave a presentation on AP and Regents scores and how the district performed, which can be found at:

Two Schreiber HS students, Anna Drewes and Milan John gave the first senior board report to the community. They highlighted such topics as: cafeteria/the commons enhancements, the need for air conditioning, and wifi. 
The BOE discussed board goals and Superintendent priorities for the 2023-2024 school year. The board goals can be found at:

The BOE approved Dr. Stephanie Allen’s request for a PPS Audit. The presentation can be found at:
Dr. Shields gave an enrollment report for kindergarten the 2023-2024 school year, which is currently 375 students. 
Dr. Hynes informed the community of the district’s transition to a new student information system Synergy. 
The BOE discussed Board goals for the 2023-2024 school year.