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Instructional Models For 2021-2022 Approved by BOE

June 10, 2021 -- At Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting, the Board approved the Superintendent's recommendation to offer two instructional models for the 2021-2022 school year: 5 full days a week in-person, and a fully remote option. This also means that the District will not utilize concurrent teaching for the 2021-2022 school year. A committee of teachers, school leaders, support staff and administrators have been developing the remote option, and details will be shared once that work is complete and Board-approved.

These and all COVID-19 related decisions will continue to be informed by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health’s guidance. Should the pandemic situation change or worsen, the District will adjust plans as needed per CCBH recommendations.

Calendar changes
The Board also approved the following changes to the 21-22 academic calendar that were proposed in May:

  • August 19 and 20 will be changed from Staff Professional Development Days to Teacher Independent Work Days. Students will not report to school on these dates.
  • August 23 will be Staff Convocation Day.
  • The first day of school will be August 24.
  • A Teacher Independent Work Day has been added for February 18.

Awards & Recognitions
During the meeting, the Board and Superintendent Kirby recognized individual athletes and teams who had outstanding seasons this year:

State Qualifiers - Swim
Emmet Fluharty
James Huff
Aidan Peters
Andrew Teets

State Qualifiers - Track
Jordyn Brand
AsiaLee Fair
McKenzie McNitt
Jordan Morman
Elle Mueller

Lake Erie League Conference Champions
Boys and Girls Track: 1st and 2nd place overall
Varsity Football: LEL Champions, qualified for state championship
Lady Tigers Soccer: LEL Champions
Lady Tigers Softball: LEL Champions
Varsity Baseball: LEL Champions
Boys & Girls Cross Country: LEL Champions

The Tiger Team Members of the Month, listed below, were also presented with certificates.

BOE/Bus Depot/Millikin: Dr. Paul Lombardo
Boulevard Elementary School: Cliff Sweeney
Canterbury Elementary School: Abigail Raiz
Delisle Options Center: Karen LaBoda
Fairfax Elementary School: Lakesha Taylor  
Gearity PD School: Darrell Lausche
Heights High School: Steve Walker
Monticello Middle School: Andrett Calloway
Noble Elementary School: Julie Beckles
Oxford Elementary School: Megan Evans Erker
Roxboro Elementary School: Cathy Shramo
Roxboro Middle School: Olivia Houston-Ray

The Superintendent's Cadre Report was delivered by rising junior Owen Bisker.

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