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Board of Education Meeting Summary - June 4, 2024
June 5, 2024 -- At the monthly regular Board of Education meeting on June 4, the Board and Superintendent Kirby recognized student artists, Fairfax Elementary School’s PBIS initiatives were highlighted, and the Board discussed processes and cost implications for the consideration of renaming Monticello Middle School.

Awards & Recognitions 
Art Award-Winning Students
Creative Heights District Art Show
Greater Cleveland Scholastic Art & Writing Competition and Exhibition
Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition in Columbus
Otterbein University's 54th Annual Juried High School Art Exhibition

May Tiger Team Members of the Month
BOE: Nancy Peppler
Boulevard: Dr. John Clay
Canterbury: Ben Colas
Delisle/TVA/IT: Jeronica Bell
Fairfax: Lauren Houk & Kristen Kephart
Gearity: Lisa Husain
Heights High: Sobhi Awadallah
Monticello: Patience Giboney
Noble: Erik Rozsa
Oxford: Sabrina Ollie
Rox El: Gillian Cox
Rox Mid: Margaret Friedman

Their nominations can be read here

Meeting Overview
  • Superintendent Kirby shared updates on the past month’s work within the five goals of the District’s Strategic Plan. Also part of the Superintendent’s Report:
    • Each month, the District showcases a school's PBIS initiatives through a short video. PBIS, or Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, is an important part of CH-UH Schools’ climate and culture. The PBIS School Spotlight for June is Fairfax Elementary School.
  • At the May 9 regular meeting, the Board approved a motion that, at the regular meeting on June 4, the Superintendent would define the process and the Treasurer would identify the cost implications for the consideration of renaming Monticello Middle School. At the June 4 meeting, Chief Financial Officer Scott Gainer and Superintendent Kirby presented preliminary information on the topic. The topic is currently in the exploration phase, and next steps will be communicated.
  • Chief Financial Officer Scott Gainer delivered his “3 Things” report, a monthly initiative to educate the community on school funding. The 3 Things for June were:
    • EMIS
    • USAS
    • EMIS Finance Reporting/Uses
The full meeting video can be found here.