Quick Notes from the Board Meeting
At the Board of Education meeting held on Thursday, October 24, 2013, the board:
Approved a resolution for the petition of withdrawal of the New Lenox School District 122 from the Lincoln-Way Area Special Education District 843 Joint Agreement effective July 1, 2014. All of the school districts in the special education consortium will be voting on the resolution during the month of November.
Heard an update on the state-wide PSAE test scores for the 2012 school year. The PSAE test results show that all four Lincoln-Way high schools are in the top 9.2% out of the 661 high schools in the state of Illinois. Last year all four high schools were in the top 9.8% in the state. In addition, Lincoln-Way District 210 is recognized in Illinois as the only large high school district with multiple high schools to have all schools score above 70% of its students as having met or exceeded state standards on the PSAE.
Heard the Buildings and Grounds Report that the maintenance department is addressing roof leaks at Lincoln-Way North, Lincoln-Way East, and Lincoln-Way Central that surfaced during the heavy rains last week.
Heard a list of names of thirty-one Lincoln-Way District 210 employees who have served in the United States military in honor of Veterans Day this past week. Lincoln-Way District 210 veterans are: Eric Balluff, Jim Bolden, Joe Brown, Walt Bruckner, Kevin Dalton, Russ Gates, Gary Henderson, Ed Heneghan, Will Hosman, Troy Knoblauch, George Lange, Nancy Langosch, Frank Montoya, David Mulconrey, Jim Mundee, John O’Connor, Erik Pettyjohn, Ken Rafter, George Ramey, Roy Rusthoven, Katherine Schwebe, Dan Schliffka Jr., Charlie Schwer, Larry Smith, Dennis Soave, Wayne Spies, Robert Starkey, Dale Steen, Richard Taylor, Alvester Vaughn, and Michael Wingfield.