There were cheers at the Board of Education meeting earlier this evening as it was announced that Lewis Frasier Middle School was no longer on the Georgia Department of Education’s Focus School list. The school’s staff members were given an award for their efforts during the recognition portion of the meeting. The crowd applauded and staff members cheered for the school’s success.
A review of Day-One participation and the enrollment report also received a round of applause. Over 150 community members participated in Day-One, with coverage from the local newspaper, WTOC and WSAV news. Chief Information Officer Patti Crane, showed a video highlighting the first day of school and students being greeted by community organizations, business partners, parents and faith-based community leaders. Next, Crane shared the enrollment report as of August 11. A total of 9,806 students are enrolled in Liberty schools. The total has increased by 23 students compared to the number of students on the last day of school. Crane said she will provided the board with another enrollment update after the first 20 days of school.
Other agenda items included a kiosk and cart bid for breakfast in the classroom, fleet car and technology van purchase, a presentation on the new 3D Labs and new hires being paid twice a month.
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