February 16, 2022 - Lenape Regional High School District Board Highlights

Cherokee High School Student Presentation

Student Presentation
  • Cherokee High School Principal Donna Charlesworth introduced senior Angelina Baliton, junior Jack DeNick and sophomore Katelin Abdallah who gave a presentation to the Board of Education about academics, athletics, community service and the various school activities at Cherokee during the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year.

District CST Job Developer Wins the USA TODAY Best of Humankind Educator of the Year Award

Dr. Carol Birnbohm, Kimberley Mileszko, Board Members Bonnie Olt and Steve Lee
  • LRHSD Child Study Team Job Developer Kimberly Mileszko was honored by the Board of Education for being named the USA TODAY Best of Humankind Educator of the Year during the USA TODAY Best of Humankind Awards that was held live on Thursday, December 9, 2021. The Best of Humankind Awards honor everyday people who have showcased the highest level of kindness, compassion, and perseverance in 2021. Mrs. Mileszko was nominated for her work and tenacity on behalf of her special-needs students. Prior to the COVID pandemic, she was able to provide students ages 17-21 with specific in-person internship opportunities that would help the students develop independent life skills. During the early stages of the COVID pandemic, she worked to find employers that were able to offer job opportunities that the students could perform safely from their classroom.  Mrs. Mileszko’s winning moment was shown at the meeting.

Lenape High School Student Presentation

Lenape Presentation
  • Lenape High School Principal Tony Cattani introduced senior Sophia Sorid and junior Dylan Shugar who gave a presentation to the Board of Education about academics, athletics, community service and the various school activities at Lenape during the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year.

Policy

    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the revised Board of Education Policy 1642: Earned Sick Leave Law.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of Board of Education Policy 5511: Dress and Grooming.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the revised Board of Education Policy 5460: High School Graduation.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the new Board of Education Policy 6115.01: Federal Awards/Funds Internal Controls - Allowability of Costs.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the new Board of Education Policy 6115.02: Federal Awards/Funds Internal Controls - Mandatory Disclosures.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the new Board of Education Policy 6115.03: Federal Awards/Funds Internal Controls - Conflict of Interest.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the revised Board of Education Policy 8420: Emergency and Crisis Situations.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the revised Board of Education Regulation 8420.1: Fire and Fire Drills.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the revised Board of Education Policy 8506: School Lunch Biosecurity Plan.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the new Board of Education Policy 8540: School Nutrition Programs.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of the revised Board of Education Policy 8600: Student Transportation.

Employment

Transfers and Promotions

Resignations and Retirements

Leaves of Absence

Donations

Donations

Miscellaneous

  • Numerous other requests for approval of student activities and education items were approved by the Board of Education. These approvals are reflected in the formal minutes of the meeting which are available in the office of the Board of Education Secretary.