BOE Waits on Budget Approval and Recognizes Outstanding Students
Friday, March 15, 2013 • 6:46pm
SCOTCH PLAINS FANWOOD - At the March 14th Open Agenda Meeting of the Scotch Plains Fanwood Board of Education it was announced that the Finance Committee unanimously approved the draft of the 2013-2014 school budget at the March 6 special meeting and the budget is now with the County Superintendent’s office to be reviewed.
If the County approves the budget, then the BOE will vote at the March 21 meeting to formally adopt the budget for the 2013-2014 school year.
There was also a special presentation where two students were recognized for their outstanding athletic achievements.
SPFHS senior Taylor Sebolao, Varsity Girls Basketball player, scored her 1000 career point on January 10th, 2013. Ms. Sebolao is the SPFHS sport all-time leading scorer with a total of 1108 points during her four years of playing high school basketball.
Anthony Tufaro, Varsity Wrestling, scored his 100th career win on February 14th. He is the 7th wrestler in school history to achieve this level of success. Anthony, wrestling at heavyweight, won first place at the Union County Wrestling Tournament, first place at the District 11 tournament, and first place at the Region 3 tournament. He was honored as one of the top 6 wrestlers in the state of New Jersey at the NJ Interscholastic Athletic Association ‘s High School Wrestling Championship in Atlantic City.
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School principal Dr. David Heisey said that the two students are role models for other students and for young people. “They represent our school in a positive way, and they have positive attitudes. I’ll miss them next year because of who they are and what they represent.”
Assistant Superintendent Dr. Joan Mast gave a slide presentation titled New Jersey Testing Results – Annual Progress Targets. Included was school level action plans. Following the presentation was a discussion of the new style of report cards, with a new format, encapsulating the data. The new report cards will be called performance reports.