Board of Education Meeting Overview
An overview of actions taken by the
Utica Community Schools
Board of Education
February 9, 2015
Mini-grant recipients recognized
Six teachers were honored as recipients of Meemic Insurance Company grants: Marie Smith, of DeKeyser Elementary; Audrey Nardone, of Oakbrook Elementary; Catherine Quagliotto, of Davis Junior High School; Julie Sinning, of Heritage Junior High School; Trapper Hallam, of Eisenhower High School; and Sara Saunders, of Henry Ford II High School.
Dr. Johns updates the Board on Fine Arts events, CTE recognition
Dr. Christine M. Johns updated the Board on spring Fine Arts activities, including the Scholastic Arts Exhibit, the UCS Art Fair, spring plays and the Arts & Idols Gala. She also recognized two students who were honored among Macomb County's CTE students of the year: Antoinette Dedvukaj, of Henry Ford II High School and Michael Kulpa, of Stevenson High School.
Change to meeting schedule approved
The Board canceled the February 23, 2015 regular meeting due to mid-winter break.
Policy revision adopted
A revision of Policy 5160 - Information and Communication Technology - was adopted by the Board.
The following contacts were approved by the Board: updated Adobe software funded through a grant for web development/business labs; the purchase of tires/retread tires and related services for district's bus fleet; summer roofing projects at DeKeyser, Oakbrook and Schwarzkoff elementary schools and Henry Ford II High School.