Inside Bay Village Schools December 2015
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Tour completed bond issue work with
Superintendent Clint Keener
Bay Village voters
approved $16.8 million in 2012 to refurbish, restore and upgrade our school
buildings. We promised to do the work that would keep our schools in service
for the next 20-25 years. We are happy to report that we have not only kept
that promise, but that we have also taken that money further than
anticipated. Superintendent Clint Keener
covers the work, and interviews
Dave Newsome (maintenance), Jason Martin (principal,
Josie Caputo (principal,
Westerly) and Matt Spellman (Athletics Director) about how the investments
benefit students and community.
Keener interviews Dr. Robert Piccirilli (center) and Bill Selong (right) as
they retire from the Bay Village Board of Education.
Retiring board members discuss
Bill Selong is retiring from the Bay Village
Board of Education after serving for 16 years, and Dr. Robert Piccirilli
retires after four years. Both gentlemen discuss their proudest
accomplishments, their past challenges, and advice for future board members
in this interview with
Superintendent Clint Keener.
Ohio Department of Education
Superintendent visits Westerly
Dr. Richard Ross, Superintendent
at the Ohio Department of Education, made a special trip to Westerly
Elementary to honor the school for its recent designation as a U.S.
Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
Superintendent Ross praised the
teachers and staff for their hard work and achievement of excellence in
education the school's students. He answered a few questions and presented
Principal Josie Sanfilippo with a certificate of honor.
Richard Ross visited a recent Westerly Elementary School staff meeting to
honor the school's teachers and staff.
Mark your calendars now for a great time
spaghetti dinner before the basketball game on Friday, January 15 from
5-7:30 p.m. at Bay High School.
Enjoy pasta, meatballs, salad,
bread/butter, dessert and a beverage for $7 per person (kids under 5 eat
Proceeds will benefit the
freshman, junior and senior classes.
Enjoy this Friday night fun
after a day off school on January 15! Tickets are available in the Bay High
office or at the door.
important dates in January
-December 19 - January 3 - No
School (winter break)
-Monday, January 4 - School
-Friday, January 15 - No
School (teacher work day)
-Monday, January 18 - No
School (MLK day)
-Tuesday, January 19 - Second
calendars for school events.
Kindergarten eligibility birth date has
changed for 2016
Bay Village Board of Education changed its kindergarten eligibility birth
date to age 5 by August 1 (previously September 30), effective in the fall
of 2016. Parents will continue to have the opportunity to apply for early
More information on Kindergarten Program
S.E.E.D. Program accepting preschool applications
Peer models in special needs classes enjoy benefits, learn empathy and
Children age 3 by June
of 2016 and potty-trained can be considered for the typical peer program in
S.E.E.D. (Special Early Education Development) at Glenview Center for Child
Care and Learning.
This unique preschool
experience is taught by certificated teachers and combines students having
special needs with their typically-developing peers. Children are screened
in the areas of speech/language, motor skills, social skills/behavior and
cognitive/pre-academic skills. A parent questionnaire also contributes to the
Classes are Monday
through Thursday, 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:15-2:45 p.m. The cost is currently
$550 for the school year; any increase in next year’s rates will be
announced in the spring.
To begin the
registration process, contact Dianne Williams at 440-617-7322. You can also
learn more by visiting www.bayvillageschoolsohio.org/SEED.
Have a wonderful holiday season
see you back at school in 2016!
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