From Harford County Board of Education:
The Board of Education of Harford County met in an open business meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 8, 2012, in the Board Room of the HCPS/A.A. Roberty Building and took the following actions or received the following presentations:
Recognized the following:
Approved the Consent Agenda:
1. Minutes of Previous Meetings: September 24, 2012
Received a presentation regarding the Annual Reporting from Citizen Advisory Committees:
Received the first presentation in a series entitled “Board Strategic Plan Update.” The topic of the first presentation was Recruitment and Retention.
Received the Superintendent’s Report:
–Recognized Bradley Martin, a sophomore at C. Milton Wright High School, who has received a FY2013 Maryland Traditions Apprenticeship Award from the Maryland State Arts Council.
–Announced that Harford Technical High School’s Work Based Learning Program received a $10,000 grant from W. W. Grainger. The monies will be used for tools and safety clothing and equipment for senior students enrolled in the program and working in their technical trade area.
–Announced that on Saturday, September 29th, Harford County Public Schools, in partnership with the Harford County Department of Community Services and Barnes and Noble, hosted the Diversity Literacy Fair at the Barnes and Noble in Bel Air. The event was an opportunity for students, parents and community members to participate in activities and learn about the various cultures within Harford County.
–Acknowledged Edgewood Middle School for having a successful turnout at Barnes and Noble on September 27 for its 3rd Annual Book Fair and Family Night. More than 380 students, faculty and family members came together in a ready celebration to raise more than $1,200 in proceeds for the school community.