Attendance: Shane Barton, Marion Burghart, Kevin Calacone, Lisa
Devaren, Michelle Griffin, Jennifer McClure, Paula Monarch-Palmieri,
Lindsay Peterson, Nancy Stewart, Stephanie Weinlein
1. Standing item: High School Building Renovation Project
a. General contractor bid openings on April 10th.
b. Board of Education will review all bids at the April 17, 2019
c. Not much else has changed – the original plan had three months
of lag time in the middle of the project. That lag time has now
d. Still no need for temporary classrooms in ‘52 Gym.
Outcome: Continue to work with Shawn Gathen and the Building Project
Committee throughout this process.
2. Standing Item: School Climate
a. 7th Grade Cultural Proficiency course will be taught in quarters
opposite Health, FACS and Art.
b. Our district will be partnering with Generation Ready to
conduct equity walks in both buildings. June 5th (Elementary)
and June 6th (High School).
c. We hope that the equity walk will provide usable data given the
lateness of the school year.
Outcome: Keep school climate as a standing item and focus for future BLT
3. Other topics
a. Proposed 2019-20 Meeting rotation – BLT will meet every other
month (opposite the faculty meeting) on the first Monday. The
only concern would be if more topics came up for BLT
b. Handbook updates- It is time to review this document and
update it to our current standard of “What kind of school do we
want to be?”
i. BLT has agreed to review and send topics to Dr. Calacone
ahead of our May 2019 meeting.
c. Academic Success Plan – Continue to work on compiling data to
share with BOE over the summer.
Agenda items for next meeting: As needed.
Next meeting: Monday May 20, 2019 (3 – 4 p.m. in the HS Library).