Tonight's school board meeting
The District 56 Board of Trustees will convene tonight (Nov. 21) at Eastside Elementary School.
The board meeting will be at 7:30 pm in the library at Eastside, 103 Old Colony Road, Clinton. Eastside Elementary will make a presentations, and there will be special recognitions. Audience participation will be for 15 minutes; anyone wishing to address the board on any subject must register in advance of the meeting. The 2015-16 Audit Report will be presented to the board.
The Targeted Focus Goal this month's meeting will be "Elevate the academic performance of each student to ensure readiness for the next level." The Superintendent's Report will focus on CHGS Band-2017 Atlanta Heritage Festival, baseball/softball complex update, district and schools reports card, budget and finance, readings for 3 policies, and approval of the 2017-18 calendar.
The board also will discuss the Thornwell Building Families program and early childhood class sizes. The district has announced the following upcoming meetings:
Dec. 1 - District Office - 6 pm - swearing in board members, electing officers;
Jan. 23 - Clinton High - 7:30 pm - monthly board meeting and Board Appreciation Month;
Feb. 27 - Joanna-Woodson Elementary multi-purpose room - 7:30 pm - monthly board meeting;
March 27 - Clinton High - 7:30 pm - monthly board meeting; and
April 24 - Clinton Elementary cafeteria - 7:30 pm - monthly board meeting.