The Washington School Board will holds its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the administration building.
Prior to the meeting, the board will meet in closed session to discuss legal, real estate and personnel issues.
The board’s new student adviser for the year, Tristan Zeh, a junior at Washington High School, will be sworn in. He will replace Sophie Koritz, who served as the student representative during 2018.
Dr. Matt Busekrus, Clearview Elementary principal, and Jennifer Pecka, Labadie Elementary principal, will share building goals and student initiatives with the school board.
A board walk-through is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 25, at 8 a.m. at Clearview Elementary, and at 9:15 a.m. at Labadie Elementary.
The board will be asked to approve the district’s strategic plan document for 2019 through 2024. The plan was provided last month for a first reading.
The plan was available on the district website for public comment through Jan. 7 and has been going through an administrative review. It also has been reviewed by the strategic planning team.
The board will be given an update on a new student information system. School officials are still in the process of determining the best system. A site visit at Mehlville High School was scheduled for Friday, Jan. 18. The technology department will make its formal recommendation by Monday, Jan. 21.
The board also will vote on pursuing an enhancement grant for Career and Technical Education programs for the 2019-20 school year.
Dr. VanLeer, Dr. Mahon, Robin Kluesner and Andy Robinson met to review the requests and priorities from qualified CTE (Career/Technical Education) instructors on Jan. 10. The spreadsheet indicating the total grant amount and the potential matching funds for FY 2019-2020 was reviewed.