This year, the Board of Education has scheduled some of its meetings at
district schools as part of an effort to keep the focus on students and learning
and to give community members a chance to come to a meeting closer to their
The four meetings scheduled for schools this year coincide with "Students First" presentations, at which students and teachers highlight what they are working on in the classroom.
The first meeting at a school is Monday, October 20 at Hillside. On that evening, Hillside students will show Board members how they are using iPads to create projects that share new knowledge from units that connect learning in the library and their classrooms.
The additional meetings at schools are scheduled for:
The Students First presentation schedule features every school in the
district on an every-other-year rotation.
"Board members are looking forward to seeing our students and teachers in their schools, as well as welcoming parents and community members to our buildings," said Board President Patricia Lanotte. "It's important for us to stay connected to our schools and what's happening in classrooms. This approach to meetings is just one way we are working to do that."