The May 12, 2016, regular meeting of the School Board opened with a performance of the National Anthem by the Herndon High School Symphonic Orchestra. The School Board recognized National Adult and Continuing Education Week and National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Representatives from the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council presented their 2015/2016 projects, mental health awareness and grading/reporting to the Board. The Board awarded a contract for the renovation of West Springfield High School. Following the regular meeting, the Board held a work session to discuss the FCPS retirement plans. The Board will next meet for two public hearings on May 17, beginning at 5 p.m. on the proposed Woodlawn, Fort Belvoir and Woodley Hills Elementary boundary adjustments, and at 6 p.m. on the FY 2017 approved budget.
May 13, 2016