May 13, 2020 - Lenape Regional High School District Board Highlights

One Book, One District 2020-2021: "Making Connections"

One Book, One District 2020-2021 Books
  • Director of Curriculum and Instruction Heather Xenakis presented “Making Connections” as the 2020-2021 One Book, One District theme.  Students and staff will be able to choose from 6 different books which have a common theme of characters making connections with one another to help drive the storyline along.  For a complete list of the 6 books, please visit the One Book website.

Board Member Paula Lee Recognized for 30 Years of Service

  • Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Birnbohm recognized Mrs. Paula Lee on her 30 years of service to the LRHSD Board of Education and to her commitment to meeting the needs of all Lenape District students.

Student and Parent Volunteers Honored

  • The Lenape District Board of Education recognized the 2020 Student Volunteer Award Recipients. They are Lenape High School senior Jevon Torres, Shawnee High School senior Alexanna Sapowsky, Cherokee High School junior Riley Eckert, and Seneca High School senior Brooke Parry. These award recipients will also receive a scholarship provided by Goodwill Industries.  The Board of Education also honored parent volunteers from all four high schools for their efforts in making Lenape District programs successful. The award receipents are Beth Silver from Lenape High School, Hank Owen from Shawnee High School, Walt Miller from Cherokee High School, and Sharon Roseboro from Seneca High School.

Konstantinos Foundation Scholarships Awarded

  • Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Birnbohm announced that this year's Kiki Open Golf Tournament is cancelled, but as a result of past support, the Konstantinos Scholarship Foundation will again award scholarships to four students from each of the four Lenape District High Schools.  If you would like to donate to the Konstantinos Scholarship Foundation, please visit the Kiki Golf Open website.

Employment

Resignations and Retirements

Leaves of Absence

Policy

    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of new Board of Education Policy and Regulation 1642: Earned Sick Leave
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of revised Board of Education Policy and Regulation 5200: Attendance.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of revised Board of Education Policy 5600: Expectations for Student Behavior.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of revised Board of Education Regulation 5600: Behavioral Guidelines.
    • The Board of Education approved the second reading of new Board of Education Policy and Regulation 5611: Removal of Students for Firearms Offenses.

Donations

    • The Board of Education approved the donation of a guitar (valued at $249) for Lenape's Music Department from Craig Schumacher.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $2,000 for Seneca's scoreboards from Seneca Girls Soccer Booster Club.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $2,000 for Seneca's scoreboards from Seneca Boys Lacrosse Booster Club.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $3,000 for Seneca's scoreboards from Seneca Field Hockey Booster Club.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $6,000 for Seneca's scoreboards from Seneca Class of 2016.
    • The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $12,000 for Seneca's scoreboards from Various Seneca Clubs, Organizations, Parent Groups and Anonymous.
  • 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.