At the September discussion is to Lake Board of Education, members discussed the Body Mass Index Screening Program as segment of Senate Bill 210, that requires that students enrolled in kindergarten, third grade, fifth rank and ninth rank bear continual screenings for body mass index and weight previous to May 1, 2011. While Superintendent Jeff Wendorf believes the module is a great idea, he feels it is most appropriate to request for a wavier to this requirement.
“Health is a major issue…and with the Body Mass Index Program, parents can know if their students are at a strong level,” mentioned Wendorf, “I’m only not certain schools are the most appropriate draw close to do this rapidly since privacy issues. It’s not for us at this time.”The house granted the wavier and is gritty not to actions the program.
Following this discussion, house members granted a lease/rental consent with United Methodist Church of Uniontown that will supply space for two Stark Country Intervention Preschool classes. Previously, the classes were hold at Hartville Elementary, but this place will right away house the all day kindergarten classes during the 2010-2011 college year.
Other problems presented worried margin trips for art history, authorised studies and pyre novel high college students to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. in Nov. 2010; category trips in Mar 2011 for seventh graders to Washington D.C. and eighth graders to Philadelphia/Gettysburg; and supplemental contacts for assorted staff positions. All things were approved.
Anita Troyer, Lake Township residents member, spoke out is to continuing evidence concerning the assignment statement.
“We worth our assignment statement; you worth our idea in God,” Troyer said.
A petition to revive the word “God” in the assignment matter was presented full with over 600 signatures and the encouragement of 4 businesses. Troyer believes a incomparable petition could be composed if need be. As it stands, the house is watchful for serve recommendation from local lawyer, John Troyer, who is looking recommendation from Washington D.C.
Finally, difference of memorial were mentioned for Dr. Franklin D. Walter, one-time state superintendent, who died Sept. 15, a day before his 81st birthday. Wendorf read an email from Debbie Cain, President of the Ohio Board of Education, in that she described Dr. Walter as a human who “worked tirelessly to authorize the lives of children.”
Treasurer Bob Moffet explained that, “in add-on to his position as state superintendent, Dr. Walter had a close connection with Lake Local Schools.” Moffet smiled as he spoke of the mental recall of Dr. Walter’s 70th birthday, that was well-known with birthday cupcakes and a discussion of the 1999 union issue.
“He will be longed for by those of the Ohio Board, together with those at Lake,” Moffet said.The discussion resolved with a interruption in to senior manager session.
The next house discussion will be hold Monday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Large Group Instruction Room inside Lake Middle School located at 12001 Market Avenue North, Hartville. The discussion is open to the public.