School District of New Berlin News

Information for the New Berlin community on school district news, events, and celebrations of success.

Highlights from the Board of Education Meeting - 8/26/13

Link to Meeting Packet        Link to LifeSize Video of Meeting

Public Hearing – Energy & Operational Efficiency Revenue Limit Exemption
Click here for the presentation given by Superintendent Joe Garza and Chief Financial & Operations Officer Roger Dickson. The presentation describes the district’s legal authority to increase the revenue limit for energy and operational efficiency costs; the process used to select an energy service company (ESCO) vendor to complete the projects; projects by building; costs & savings summary; and property tax impact.

Administrative Team Report
Moving New Berlin Forward –
In collaboration with Moving New Berlin Forward, the district will hold a business breakfast on October 30th. The event will serve as a call to action for businesses and organizations to align resources with the school district and offer opportunities for students. More information will be shared as details are finalized.

New School Year Update – Throughout the summer, teachers have been attending professional development and training on the district’s new math curriculum. More information will be shared on the district strategic goals, objectives and priorities for 2013-14 at the September 9th Board meeting. District employees are excited to welcome students back on the first day of school, September 3rd.

2014 Graduation Date – Graduation will be Saturday, June 14: 10 am Eisenhower, 12 pm West.

Donations Report
Board Vice President Tom David acknowledged and thanked the following organizations for their
contributions to the district: New Berlin West Baseball Boosters, Eisenhower Baseball Boosters, Elmwood Home & School Organization, New Berlin West Band Boosters, and New Berlin West Girls Basketball Boosters.

Next Board Meetings
Monday, September 23 – 7 p.m., New Berlin West Idea Center

Please note: These highlights do not serve as Board of Education meeting minutes and do not include all agenda items. Regular district reports, closed session agenda items and consent agenda items are not included.

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