Monday, December 17, 2012
Check out the agenda for tonight's Board of Education meeting.
The Beachwood City Schools Board of Education meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. Check the agenda above to see what will be discussed. The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted at the Board of Education Building.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Beachwood Board of Education meets tonight at 7:30 p.m.
The Beachwood Board of Education will hear a presentation from Fairmount Early Childhood Center at tonight's meeting. The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. at the Board of Education Building and is open to the public. Click through the PDF above to see the full agenda.
Monday, October 22, 2012
14 students have earned national recognition for their scores on the pre-SAT test.
The Beachwood City Schools Board of Education will recognize the district's 14 National Merit students at tonight's meeting. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Board of Education building and is open to the public. See the full agenda in the PDF above.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The school district's 2011-2012 data was published by the Ohio Department of Education. Find out how the district fared.
Beachwood City Schools have been rated 'Excellent' for the 13th year in a row in preliminary results released today by the Ohio Department of Education. The district met all 26 of the report card indicators—measures like how many students scored proficient on a certain state test or attendance rate—and have a preliminary performance index of 108.8 out of 120. The performance index, up from 107.4 for the 2010-2011 school year, measures how well students performed on state tests overall. Beachwood High School, Middle School and Hilltop Elementary were all rated 'exellent' as well. (Bryden Elementary School is not rated because there are no statewide assessments for kindergarten through second grade.) While the attendance rate and performance…
Monday, October 8, 2012
What do you want to know more about?
The Beachwood City Schools Board of Education will meet tonight at 7:30 at the Board of Education building. The meeting's agenda, which includes change orders for the Beachwood High School construction porject, a presentation from Beachwood High School Oculus yearbook representatives and the approval of Brad Burget as the Natatorium Coordinator, is attached in the PDF to the right. What do you want to know about? Tell us in the comments!
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Beachwood Board of Education responded to a request that a separate task force be formed to evaluate the future of the program.
The Beachwood Board of Education responded to parents and supporters of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consortium program about its future at Monday’s meeting. The consortium, whose program is administered by Beachwood City Schools, is comprised of 29 school districts, including Shaker Heights, Cleveland Heights-University Heights, Twinsburg, Solon and Mayfield Heights. Supporters have gathered over 400 signatures on a petition asking the board to form a task force to evaluate the future of the program after it was brought to light that the district is considering pulling out at program administrator. “As arrogant as it sounds … we are frequently asked to do things by committee and we don’t want to have a paralysis by committee,” said Board …
Monday, September 24, 2012
See the agenda for tonight's meeting.
The Beachwood Board of Education will vote tonight on a new job description for the school district's natatorium coordinator. See the full agenda for tonight's meeting in the PDF to the right. The board meeting is open to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Board of Education Building.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Parents, community members expected to attend tonight's Board of Education meeting with concerns about the future of the program administrated by Beachwood City Schools.
Parents and staff involved in Beachwood’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program are expected to make an appearance at tonight’s Board of Education meeting to express fears about the future of the program. A two-year educational interpreter’s union contract, which includes language about Beachwood City Schools discontinuing its role as the program’s fiscal agent after the 2013-2014 school year, was finalized at a special meeting Aug. 30. Be the first to hear about what happens tonight - sign up for our free newsletter and a follow-up article will be waiting for you in your inbox tomorrow morning. The district administers the program, which serves 23 full-time and two part-time students, as part of a consortium of 29 schools in Cuyahoga, Summit, …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Board meets tonight at 7:30 p.m.
The Beachwood Board of Education will meet in a public meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. in their building. The meeting is open to the public. Click the PDF above to see the full agenda for the meeting. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
New schedule, routes reflect better communication with bus drivers, parents, said Superintendent Rich Markwardt.
The Beachwood Board of Education unanimously approved new busing routes and all five schools' handbooks for the 2012-2013 school year at Monday's meeting. The busing routes reflect an improvement in the lines of communication between the administration and the busing staff, said Superintendent Rich Markwardt. "This year will go vastly smoother that last year," he said, adding that the district is preparing for glitches as the drivers and students get used to the new routes. The plan consolidates the middle and high school routes and changes the arrival and dismissal times at most of the schools. Get the details of the final plan here.