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7/24/17

First Day of School is Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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BSD Retirees

 

The Board of Trustees honored the District's retiring staff, teachers and classified staff at their June 13th Board meeting.

From left to right: Board President Davina Drabkin, MaryAnn Waterman (retiree), Phyllis Larsen (retiree), Maritza Basurto-Short (retiree), Sheri Edwards (retiree), Karen Colbert (retiree), Paula Valerio (retiree), Denise Fernekes (retiree), Board Trustee Mark Intrieri, Superintendent Maggie MacIsaac, Board Trustee Doug Luftman, and Board Trustee Florence Wong.

H. Jay Burns Recipients 2017

The Board of Trustees at their June 13th Board meeting recognized Lori Potter and Melissa Macko as the recipients of the H. Jay Burns Award for their service to the District, their positive impact on the education of BSD children and their demonstration of leadership skills on behalf of Burlingame students. We appreciate all they have done to make BSD better!

From left to right: Board Trustee Florence Wong, Board President Davina Drabkin, Superintendent Maggie MacIsaac, Lori Potter, Melissa Macko, Board Trustee Mark Intrieri, and Board Trustee Doug Luftman.

Board Briefs for June 27, 2017

Study Session Meeting of the Governing Board ~ Tuesday, June 27, 2017
 
  • Tentative Agreements with Burlingame Association and Classified School Employee Association
    • The Board of Trustees approved the tentative agreements with the two unions. Staff will receive a 3% salary increase for 2017-2018 and there is an increase to the Health and Welfare contribution.
  • Immigrant Heritage Month Resolution
    • The Board of Trustees approved a resolution designating June as Immigrant Heritage Month in BSD. Since June 2014, Immigrant Heritage Month has given people across the United States an opportunity to explore their own heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique story of America.
  • Conceptual Designs for Roosevelt and Washington Elementary Schools
    • Since the Board approved the fixed fee proposals for Architectural Services for Roosevelt and Washington Classroom Wings in March 2017, staff has held 13 design meetings with principals, school staff, the Site Design Committees, the Owner's Committee, sent letters to neighbors soliciting input, and held three public input meetings. The Board of Trustees approved Option B1 for Roosevelt and Option B for Washington. Click here to view the different options.
  • Emergency Communication and Response System
    • The Board of Trustees approved a district-wide paging and intercom system for all elementary schools which provides educators with comprehensive communications and safety in the classroom.
  • Architectural Services for the MPR's at K-5 Schools
    • The Board of Trustees approved the architectural services with Hamilton + Aitken Architects for the Multipurpose Rooms (MPR) Modernization Projects at the K-5 schools.
  • 2017-2020 City/District Memorandum of Understanding
    • The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the agreement between the City of Burlingame and Burlingame School District. The District is pleased with the collaboration between the City and the District on the MOU as the entire Burlingame community will benefit from field use for sports and parks and recreation programs.
  • Resolution to Commit Funds to Fund 17 for Artificial Turf Replacement or Renovation
    • The Board of Trustees approved a resolution which allows the District to commit funds for the turf field replacement at BIS and Franklin. The replacement of the turf fields will begin this summer with an anticipated completion date of August/September 2017.

 

The agenda and supporting documents for all meetings are posted on the district web page.  

Safe Routes to School

The Only Way to Get There!

 

Check out the alternatives to sitting in traffic for getting your child to school.  Visit our Safe Routes to School page for information about bus routes, and Youth Clipper Cards, traffic flow maps, walking and bicycling resources and other useful alternative transportation resources.  

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