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Beachwood City School Board OKs New Student Software System

Board also approves additional expenditures for Beachwood High School Renovation Project

At its regular meeting Monday night, the unanimously approved a resolution to pay Lake Geauga Computer Association $24,735 to convert student data from the district’s old Esis software system to a new Infinite Campus Student Software system.

Even though the new software system was not the least expensive among the other bids received by the school district, Beachwood City Schools Treasurer Michele Mills said the Infinite Campus Student software is superior to the other software systems. The new software system will store all types of student data including schedules and individualized educational plans.

The school board also unanimously approved a $51,517 expenditure increase to pay for additional work on the that includes excavation work on the school’s foundation and waterproofing. The revised contract amount, including the approved increase, totals $1,490,389.

In other business, the school board approved a program resolution for trips of the to attend Model United Nations conferences at the University of Virginia, Northwestern University and Washington, D.C. The transportation is paid for by the school district and each student will pay their conference fee, meals and hotel expenses.

School Board President Beth Rosenbaum was not present at Monday’s school board meeting. School Board Vice President Mitchel E. Luxemburg said Rosenbaum has accepted a new job and is out of town attending a training seminar. Beachwood City Schools Superintendent Richard A Markwardt also was not present at the school board meeting because he is attending a conference in Columbus.

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