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What to Expect from Tonight's School Board Meetings

Los Gatos Saratoga Union High School District trustees to consider new sports plaza and replacement/renovation of athletic facilities at Saratoga High School.

The Saratoga Union and the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High school districts have their board of education meetings tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively, at 20460 Forrest Hills Drive and Saratoga High School, 20300 Herriman Ave.

The SUSD trustees will consider the following:

  • Education in Europe: a study mission to Finland, France and England 
  • Report on curriculum, instruction and assessment 
  • Report on School Accountability Report Cards
  • Fiscal Planning and Reporting Sub-Commitee   
  • Budget update  
  • Report from the Strategic Planning Sub-Committee 
  • Board Policy Updates  

The LGSUHSD trustees will consider the following:

  • Study session on health benefit changes
  • Closed session begins at 5:45 p.m. to discuss employee discipline/dismissal/release; public employee performance evaluation/employment of Superintendent Bob Mistele; provide direction to Mistele regarding negotiations with the District's Teachers' Association and the California School Employees Association, chapter 875; anticipated litigation of two cases and student expulsion/readmission.
  • Regular session will recognize Los Gatos High School Student of the Month Hannah Chen, Saratoga High School Student of the Month Prachi Dholakia and SHS student Edgar Chen, for earning a perfect score on the AP computer science exam in the spring of 2012.
  • Discussion of Wadas and Associates/SHS Foundation project to
    provide fundraising services for the construction of a new Sports Plaza and
    replacement/renovation of athletic facilities at SHS
  • Review Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2013‐14
  • Receive and accept an annual audit report presented by Ahmad Gharaibeth from Vavrinek, Trine, Day and Co., LLP
  • Approve agreement with NTN for fall 2013 implementation of New Tech Network program at LGHS
Sheila Sanchez January 15, 2013 at 05:54 PM
Just added the Saratoga Union School District trustee meeting agenda for tonight. Apologies about leaving it out originally. So just like Los Gatos, the elementary school district in Saratoga is also meeting tonight along with the high school district. If you attend and want to help me keep our readers informed about school news, consider blogging or writing a letter to the editor, or just pitch me a topic you think should be covered. Thank you so much!

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