May 15, 2018

Board Highlights: May 15, 2018

The following is a brief recap of the Tues., May 15, 2018, BPS101 Regular Board Meeting.

  • View the agenda and all supporting documents from this meeting and minutes from previous meetings. 
  • View BATV’s recordings of previous meetings.
  • View recap of the Tues., May 1 Board Meeting.

Celebration: Batavia CANDO

Batavia CANDO Chair Deb Grizzell presented CANDO’s 2018 Exemplary Educator Awards to the following BPS101 educators:

  • Recipients of the 2018 Exemplary Educator Award
    • Batavia High School Humanities, Arts or Social Sciences Teacher: Kimberly Pearlman, English Teacher
    • Batavia High School Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics Teacher: Jean Corkery, Mathematics Teacher
    • Rotolo Middle School Teacher: Jeanne Fayhee, Social Studies Teacher
    • Rotolo Middle School Teacher: Amy Powell, Family and Consumer Science Teacher
    • East Side Elementary Teacher: Scott Hunter, Fourth Grade Teacher at J.B. Nelson
    • West Side Elementary Teacher: Kristen O’Brien, Kindergarten Teacher at H.C. Storm
    • BPS Administrator or Other Individual Who Is Not a Classroom Teacher (co-recipients this year): Cheryl Koll, Learning Center Director at Hoover Wood School; and Sue Gillerlain, BPS101 Communications Manager

Batavia CANDO sponsors the Exemplary Educator Awards to “honor teachers and administrators who go above and beyond to nurture creativity, curiosity, and ingenuity in gifted learners.”

Student Ambassadors

Incoming Batavia High School junior Olivia Murchie was inducted as the Board of Education’s 2018-2020 Student Ambassador. Olivia is taking over for outgoing Student Ambassador/BHS graduating senior Justin Chu. A huge thank you to Justin for his two years of outstanding service and a warm welcome to Olivia! Olivia will be joining incoming senior Chris Theros who will be serving his second year as a Student Ambassador in the fall.

Action: Approval of Purchases

The Board approved the purchase of classroom projectors, data backup software, network firewalls, additional surveillance cameras, and cafeteria tables for Rotolo Middle School.

Action: Approval of Food Service Management Contract

The Board approved a one-year, renewable food service management contract with Quest Food Management. This is a one-year contract with the option to renew up to four additional years. Quest Food Management is the District’s existing food service provider. Details >

Upcoming Meetings

Regular Board Meeting
Tues., June 19, 7 p.m.

Regular Board Meeting
Tues., July 17, 7 p.m.

Regular Board Meeting
Tues., Aug. 21, 7 p.m.

All meetings are open to the community and are located at the Rosalie Jones Administration Center, 335 W. Wilson St., Batavia.