Thursday, June 7, 2012
Several bids were also approved and forwarded to the June 12 school board meeting.
With a unanimous, 3-0, vote, the Centennial Operations Committee approved a plan that will allow the district to seek local non-profit organizations that will accept donated classroom furniture from Stackpole and Longstreth when the buildings are closed. The measure will now go before the school board at the June 12 meeting. Assistant Superintendent Bill Gretton said he had gone through both buildings and made note of which items would be transferred to either McDonald Elementary or Davis Elementary. He said, in general, that most of the transferred furniture will come from Longstreth since it was in better shape than many of the Stackpole items. The district assured the public that any donated items will still be in a usable, safe …
Monday, June 4, 2012
A donation of "unusable" furniture, replacement of the residential curbs along Maple Avenue, and the WTHS graduation video are just a few of the items planned for discussion and review at Monday's meeting.
The Centennial School Board Operations Committee is scheduled to meet this evening at 7 p.m., in the board meeting room at the Johnsville Administration building, 433 Centennial Raod, Warminster. The following items are just a few of the topics set for discussion this evening, according to the posted agenda: Can't make it out to the meeting? You can also watch it in real-time via the district's website, or via the district's public access television station (Channel 28 for Comcast customers and Channel 36 for Verizon subscribers). Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter |Sign up for our Newsletter
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Centennial School Board had planned to discuss impending changes to the elementary school bell schedule at Monday evening's Operations Committee Meeting, but the item did not make the agenda.
Centennial School District recently proposed a change in the bell schedules at the elementary schools for the 2012-13 school year. The plans were met with much opposition from parents of children in the district. Following the large amount of feedback the district received, the school board voted to table the idea for discussion at a future meeting. Initially, the discussion was set to be reopened at an Operations Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, May 7. In an email to district parents dated Friday, May 4, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jennifer Cressman said the district has "not yet received the alternate plans" that were requested. Therefore, the bell schedule discussion scheduled for tonight's Operations Committee meeting has …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The purchase of items including furniture, trucks and waste management contracts were approved by the committee Wednesday night.
Springtime also means it is time for the Centennial Operations Committee to start sending bids to the full school board for approval. A package of proposals totaling more than $500,000 included purchases of furniture, service contracts and work trucks and was approved by the committee during its monthly meeting Wednesday night at the Centennial Administration building. All of the approved requests have been included in the 2011-2012 budget as planned capital expenses. The items sent forward include: A $25,000 bid for a used box truck was rejected because the propsal did not meet specifications. School board director Mark Miller asked that when the committee resubmits the bid request, the members also explore the option to rent a box truck …