Monday, May 13, 2013
There are also a number of recognitions on the agenda for today's meeting, including OCMS students for their selection to All-State band and CTSO/FFA students for their performances at recent state competitions.
Here's the agenda for today's 5 p.m. meeting at 34 School Street in the Central Office Meeting Room, according to the Board of Education's website: I. CALL TO ORDER II. AGENDA APPROVAL III. MINUTES APPROVAL IV. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT A. Assistant Principal- Dr. Branch will introduce the new OCMS assistant principal for the 2013-2014 school year: Dallas LeDuff. B. Chief Operations Officer V. RECOGNITIONS A. Art Display B. CTSO/FFA C. GMEA All State Band- The board will recognize five OCMS students for being selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association All State Band. This band consists of the state's top musicians at both the middle and high school levels. Students are: Isaac Beacorn (trumpet), Kunho Kim (percussion…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
But there are two furlough days included in the $54.1 million fiscal year 2014 budget proposal.
Teachers and staff are keeping their jobs and the millage rate will remain unchanged in fiscal year 2014 if the Oconee County Board of Education adopts the tentative budget as presented during a work session Monday. The $54.1 million budget, however, does contain two furlough days. The unpaid time off should come as little surprise; the days were included in the 2013-14 school year calendar, which was approved in December. The furloughs on Nov. 25 and Jan. 2 extend the Thanksgiving and winter breaks. "This is a very serious budget," Assistant Superintendent of Financial Operations Randy Morrison told the board. "It is one of the harder budgets that we've had to put together. I think it's a fair budget. I believe it continues to meet …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Board of Education meets at 5 p.m.
Here's the agenda for today's 5 p.m. regular session at 34 School Street in the Central Office Meeting Room, according to the Board of Education's website: I. CALL TO ORDER II. AGENDA APPROVAL III. MINUTES APPROVAL IV. RECOGNITIONS A. Art Display B. Governor's Honors Program C. CTAE – CTSO State Winners D. GHSA Class AAA Literary E. 65th Georgia Science and Engineering Fair F. YMCA Model UN Conference G. Vickie Hammond V. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE BOARD A. Cash Balance Report B. Monthly Disbursements C. Budget Update D. ELOST Update E. Parrish Construction F. Teaching and Learning Report G. Public Communication VI. ACTION ITEMS A. NOHS/OCHS FBLA Chapters Field Trip Request B. Backup and Disaster Recovery RFP- The board will vote on approval of…
Monday, April 8, 2013
The Board of Education will discuss the resolutions at its 5 p.m. work session today. See what else is on the agenda.
Here's the agenda for today's 5 p.m. work session at 34 School Street in the Central Office Meeting Room, according to the Board of Education's website: I. CALL TO ORDER II. AGENDA APPROVAL III. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT IV. PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS A. MBES Duplicator B. Operations and Student Services Update C. NOHS/OCHS FBLA Chapters Field Trip Request D. Resolution to Support Class Sizes (see attachments) For the 2013-2014 school year, the State Board of Education has allowed flexibility for school districts to adjust class size to meet the financial and staff constraints that school districts are experiencing. The State of Georgia continues to experience an unprecedented downturn in its economy. This downturn has caused and will …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
A selection of artwork by Rocky Branch Elementary School students is on display this month at the Oconee County Schools district central office building.
Dr. Jane Pinneau is the art instructor at Rocky Branch Elementary School.
Monday, February 11, 2013
The Board of Education at its 5 p.m. meeting will also hear from Oconee County Library Board staff regarding a request for next year's budget.
Monday, February 11
Here's what's on the agenda for today's 5 p.m. regular session, according to the Oconee County Board of Education's website: I. CALL TO ORDER II. AGENDA APPROVAL III. MINUTES APPROVAL IV. RECOGNITIONS A. Art Display B. Georgia All-State Band C. OCHS Coaching Awards D. STAR Students and Teachers V. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE BOARD A. Superintendent's Remarks - The Science Fair Discovery Night is taking place at the Oconee County Civic Center this evening. Sponsored by the Oconee County Association of Educators (OCAE), the fair spotlights Oconee County 4th & 5th grade students. The event runs from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. B. Cash Balance Report C. Monthly Disbursements D. ELOST Update E. Construction Update - Mark Channell, Assistant Superintendent for…
Monday, January 14, 2013
The item is listed on this evening's agenda under Public Communication.
Monday, January 14
An Oconee County parent plans to address the Board of Education this evening about the issue of school safety. According to the agenda for the 5 p.m. meeting, posted on the Board's website, Emily Givens has requested to speak about armed guards at the schools. It will happen during the time allotted for "Public Communication." Also at that time, Stacey Casuccio plans to address the Board regarding the American High School Honors Performance Series. Here's a summary of the Board's policy, as it appears on its website, regarding public communication during meetings: The Board allows five minutes for comment from citizens who have been placed on the meeting agenda. Three minutes are allowed for those who sign-up at the meeting. Please state …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Tom Odom and Mike Burnette begin their service.
Dressed in suits and ties, Tom Odom and Mike Burnette raised their right hands at the onset of the Oconee County School Board meeting Monday to take their oaths of office. Odom succeeds David Weeks as chairman, and Burnette occupies post 4, formerly held by Mike Hunter. Returning member Wayne Bagley, post 5, was also sworn in. They will serve terms of four years that will end on Dec. 31, 2016. Probate Court Judge David Anglin presided over the brief ceremony as each promised to respect the position and act responsibly with taxpayers' money. Superintendent Dr. Jason Branch welcomed the new and returning members and said he's looking forward to working with the team. "I know that we all have the best interest of the kids at heart and I look…
The swearing-in ceremony is the first item on tonight's agenda.
The first official business of 2013 for the Oconee County Board of Education will be to welcome a new chairman and board member. Tom Odom and Mike Burnette will be administered the oath of office right before tonight's work session gets underway. Wayne Bagley, who was unopposed in his bid to stay on the board, will also be sworn in by Judge David Anglin. Here's what's on the agenda for the 5 p.m. meeting, according to the school system's website: I. OATH OF OFFICE II. CALL TO ORDER III. AGENDA APPROVAL IV. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT V. PRESENTATIONS A. Teaching and Learning Report -- Georgia High School Writing Test Results, Rankings, SACS District Re-accreditation, Common Core Georgia Performance Standards B. OCES Workroom Copier Contract C…
Monday, December 24, 2012
A selection of artwork created by Oconee County High School and North Oconee High School students is on display this month at the Oconee County Schools district central office building.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Cathi Mutimer is the instructor at NOHS and Jim Pinneau is the instructor at OCHS.