April 17, 2019 - Lenape Regional High School District Board Highlights

LRHSD Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives

Representatives from the New Jersey School Board Association

New Mt. Laurel Township Representative

Business Administrator Connie Stewart swearing in new board member Marc Jones
  • Business Administrator and Board Secretary Constance L. Stewart had the privilege of swearing in new board member Marc R. Jones from Mount Laurel Township.

Seneca High School Presentation

Seneca Students Andrew Gallagher and Stephen Oliva presenting to the board
  • Seneca High School Principal Jeff Spector introduced seniors Andrew Gallagher and Stephen Oliva who gave a presentation to the Board of Education about academics, athletics, community service and the various school activities at Seneca during the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Jesse Adams and Terri Lewis from the New Jersey School Board Association presented the LRHSD Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives for the Board of Education's approval. Visit the LRHSD Strategic Planning webpage for more information.  

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Shawnee High School Jazz Ensemble

Shawnee Jazz Emsemble
  • Shawnee High School's Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Nick Rotindo, was recognized by the Board of Education on winning the 2019 Cavalcade of Bands New Jersey State Jazz Championship in the Count Basie Division. The Jazz Ensemble also earned the Best Saxes and Best Trombones Awards.  The New Jersey Jazz Championship was held at Shawnee High School on April 6th.

Shawnee High School Presentation

Shawnee High School Students Patrick O'Hanlon and Owen Blemlek giving their presentation to the board
  • Shawnee High School Principal Matthew Campbell introduced seniors Patrick O'Hanlon and Owen Blemlek who gave a presentation to the Board of Education about academics, athletics, community service and the various school activities at Shawnee during the 2018-2019 school year.

Employment

Resignations and Retirements

Leaves of Absence

Transfers and Promotions

Donations

    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $500 for Seneca's Senior Trips from Dr. Annahita Ghassemi.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $100 for Seneca's DECA Conference from The Orthodontic Group, P.A.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $1500 for Seneca's Robotics Competition from ShopRite of Medford.
    • The Board of Education approved the donation of musical instruments (valued at $1350) for Cherokee's Music Department from Larry Shay.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $500 for Seneca's Robotics Team from Janet Clancy.
    • The Board of Education approved the donation of signs (valued at $398) for Lenape's Business Department from Instinct Graphics.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $150 for Seneca's May 11th Run/Walk from Golden Eagles Athletic Camp.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $200 for Seneca's DECA Club from Burlington County K9 Search & Rescue.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $26,500 for Cherokee's Weight Room Equipment from Cherokee's 5th Quarter Club.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $100 for Cherokee's Business Department from Chickie's & Pete's.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $100 for Cherokee's Business Department from Advocare Allergy & Asthma.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $100 for Cherokee's Business Department from Joe's Pizzeria.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $100 for Cherokee's Business Department from Evesham Mortgage.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $1000 for Cherokee's Renaissance Club from Evesham Celebrations Foundation.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $100 for Seneca's DECA Trip from Environmental & Mold Solutions.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $800 for Cherokee's Math Department from CHS Foundation for Education.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $300 for Cherokee's Social Studies Department Books from CHS Foundation for Education.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $80 for Cherokee's Jumpstart for Juniors Program from CHS Foundation for Education.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $500 for Shawnee's Community Service Projects from Medford-Vincentown Rotary Club.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $150 for Seneca's Health & Wellness Nest Fest from Dyann D'Esposito-Henske.

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.
     
    The next Board of Education meeting is Wednesday, May 1st at 7:30 p.m. at the Lenape District Administration Building in Shamong.