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March Board Meeting Highlights

The following are some highlights of the Board of Education meetings for the month of March:

March 16, 2017 (click here to view the agenda)

Special Public Report
Middle School Expansion Overview presented by Superintendent Raymond Gonzalez and Michael Bieri of FKA Architects

Preliminary Budget
The Westwood Board of Education approved (7-0) the preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year which amounts to $56,838,945.  The preliminary budget will be submitted to the county for review prior to a final adoption by the Board of Education at the public hearing on April 17, 2017.

March 30, 2017
(click here to view the agenda)

Student Artwork on Display
Westwood Jr./Sr. High School 8th Grade Art students, under the direction of Ms. Lynda Panno: Olivia Geimke, Tyler Jackson, Jason Levy, Josefhine Alcala, Ian Borgersen, Michele Atkins, Kelly Bottini, Alejna Redzepi, Jillian Abella, Samantha DiBari

Geimke Jackson Levy Alcala Borgersen
Atkins Bottini Redzepi Abella DiBari

January Middle School Student of the Month Recognitions
MS Jan 2017 SOTM
Jack Reilly-Seventh Grade Middle School; Sophia DiBari-Sixth Grade Middle Student

February Student of the Month Recognitions
 SOTM - Feb 2017
Irene Ahmed-Eleventh Grade Sr. High School; Amelia Bender-Eighth Grade Jr. High School;
Kayla Imbriale-Seventh Grade Middle School; Haley Adkins-Sixth Grade Middle Student

Eagle Scout Recognition
Kim (Eagle Scout
Bryan Kim-Twelfth Grade Sr. High School

Prudential Spirit of Community Award
Cook (Prudential)
Andrew Cook-Eighth Grade Jr. High School
Recognized for being awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Prudential Spirit Community program
and President’s Volunteer Service Award for his exemplary volunteer service

High School Girls Basketball
Samantha McClutchy
, Twelfth Grade student, Westwood Regional High School Girls Basketball

Recognized for the program’s all-time leading scorer accumulating 1,835 career points

Girls HS Bowling Team
Bowling Team
Westwood Regional High School Girls Bowling Team and their coaches
were recognized for winning the 2016-17 Group 1 Championship

Competition Cheerleading Team
Competition Cheerleading
Westwood Regional High School Competition Cheerleading Team and their coaches
were recognized for winning the 2016-17 Group 2 All Music Championship

Nancy Perdew - Middle School Teacher
Mrs. Nancy Perdew, Middle School Teacher, has tendered her resignation completing
15 years of service to the Westwood Regional School District, effective July 1, 2017

Special Public Report
Academic Decathalon
Academic Decathlon Competition presentation

Superintendent’s Report
Winter Sports and Visual & Performing Arts Wrap Up

Policies Adopted
P2460 M         Special Education
P2467 M
        Surrogate Parents and Foster Parents

R2460 M        Special Education
R2460.1 M     Special Education-Location, Identification, and Referral
R2460.15 M    Special Education-InService Training Needs for Professional and Paraprofessional Staff
R2460.16 M    Special Education-Instructional Material to Blind or Print-Disabled Students
R2460.8 M     Special Education-Free and Appropriate Public Education
R2460.9 M     Special Education-Transition from Early Intervention Programs to Preschool Programs 

(Click here  to view all the district’s Board approved policies and administration regulations)