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Board Update: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

michael wilson BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- (March 12, 2019) -- The Birmingham Board of Education (BBOE) approved the Jackson-Olin and Wenonah school zones and feeder pattern changes (including the relocation of Bush K-8 students currently housed at Center Street in accordance with the Jackson-Olin feeder pattern recommendations). 

The board postponed voting on remaining proposals for 30 days to provide the opportunity for further community engagement. 

Board presentations and special recognitions included:

  • Basketball Athletic Recognitions
  • James Livingston, Jackson-Olin High School - ASAHPERD High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year
  • Shauntae Lewis, Ramsay High School - ASAHPERD Coach of the Year
  • Dr. Sherri Huff, Program Specialist - ALSDE Alabama Champion Award
  • Dr. Michael Wilson, Principal of Glen Iris Elementary School - National Distinguished Principal of the Year for Alabama
  • Bullying Resolution

The board approved the following items: 

  • Pest Control Services
  • Ensley High School (sale)
  • E-rate Consulting Services
  • E-rate Year 22 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) Form 471 Funding Application
  • Helping Families Initiative
  • 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 School Calendars
  • 2019-2020 Feeder Pattern Update for Jackson-Olin and Wenonah communities
  • BREAKTHROUGH BIRMINGHAM Summer Program at Phillips Academy
  • Brain Forest Summer Program at Avondale School

The following donations were made to BCS: 

  • Arrington Middle School in the amount of $1,000 from WIAT-TV for the One Class at a Time L. Banks Classroom
  • Carver High School in the amount of $1,000 from State Representative Roderick Scott for the choir.
  • Hayes K-8 School in the amount of $3,000 from C.W. Hayes High Class of 1982 Alumni in support of Hayes K-8 School, students, families and faculty.
  • Hayes K-8 School in the amount of $1,357.51 from C.W. Hayes High Class of 1982 Alumni for student and teacher incentives and classroom materials.
  • Huffman High School in the amount of $1,000 from State Representative Roderick Scott for the choir.
  • Jackson-Olin High School in the amount of $1,000 from State Representative Roderick Scott for the choir.
  • Parker High School in the amount of $675 from A.H. Parker High School United Alumni Association for band uniforms.
  • Parker High School in the amount of $1,000 from State Representative Roderick Scott for the choir.
  • Phillips Academy in the amount of $2,550 from Jefferson County Commission for Phillips Academy Boys' Basketball Team.
  • Ramsay High School in the amount of $8,000 from Birmingham Urban League for Ramsay's banquet.
  • Ramsay High School in the amount of $1,000 from State Representative Roderick Scott for the choir.
  • Smith Middle School in the amount of $3,000 from State Representative Rolanda Hollis for materials and supplies such as notebooks, school t-shirts, girls' mentor summit supplies, agenda books, iPad, etc.
  • South Hampton K-8 School in the amount of $3,000 from Senator Linda Coleman-Madison: $2,000 for tutoring program and $1,000 for attendance program.
  • Wenonah High School in the amount of $1,000 from State Representative Roderick Scott for the choir.
  • Woodlawn High School in the amount of $1,000 from State Representative Roderick Scott for the choir.

Several community members voiced various concerns and offered suggestions during community voice.

A financial presentation was made by CFO Sharon Roberts regarding Financial Statement and Cash Balance for January 2019.

New business items: 

  • Harvard Ed. L.D. Residency Intern
  • Revised Policy - Employee Attire (1st Reading)
  • New Policy - Support Staff Uniform Policy (1st Reading)
  • New Policy - Jamari Terrell Williams Student Bullying Prevention Act (1st Reading)
  • New Policy - Uniform Guidance for Federal Programs (1st Reading)


Next Meetings: 

  • Work Session - Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 5:30 p.m.
  • Board Meeting - Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:30 p.m.


View complete BBOE meeting agendas online by visiting bhamcityschools.org/simbli. Watch the meeting online at livestream.com/bcs

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