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WS/FCS Board of Education Meets May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019- The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education met at 6:30 p.m. on May 14, 2019, as part of the board's regular meeting schedule.  They met inside the auditorium of the Education Building at 4801 Bethania Station Road in Winston-Salem. 

The board recognized:

  • Teacher Appreciation!
  •  NCHSAA Winter 2018-19 State Champions

Class 4A Swimming 100 Meter Butterfly & 50 Meter Freestyle, Max Edwards, Reagan High School

Class 4A Wrestling 113 lb. Weight Class, Mike Dalton, West Forsyth High School

Class 3A Indoor Track Pole Vault, Patrick Freeman, Mount Tabor High School

Class 3A Indoor Track Long Jump, Ija Mumford, Parkland IB High School

Class 3A Indoor Track 55 Meter Dash & 55 Meter Hurdles, Alexis Patterson, Parkland

IB High School

Class 3A Indoor Track 4x200 Meter Relay, Parkland IB High School

      Ija Mumford, Alexis Patterson, Del’Nique Penn, Diamond Lyerly

Class 4A Indoor Track Pole Vault, Lindsay Absher, West Forsyth High School

Class 4A Indoor Track Shotput, Destiny Griffin, West Forsyth High School

Class 4A Indoor Track 1000 Meter Run, Will Atkins, West Forsyth High School

Class 4A Indoor Track Shotput, Mason Ellis, West Forsyth High School

Class 4A Indoor Track 4x200 Meter Relay, Reagan High School

      Gwen Parks, Ainsley Cooper, Samantha Troup, Sophie Faircloth

Class 4A Girls’ Basketball, West Forsyth High School

      Coaches: Brittany Cox, Johnny Hill, Lindsay Brendle, Kristal Lollis

      Shakira Baskerville

      Briauna Booth

      Catherine Byun

      Madison Dwiggins

      MaKenna Dwiggins

      Jackie Futrell

      Alana Gary

      Destiny Griffin

      Caroline Johnson

      Brooke Schaffer

      Callie Scheier

  • Scholastic Art Awards

 Atkins A&T High School

      Neil Williamson

Clemmons Middle School

      Nicholas Meeks

Hanes Magnet School

      Carter Andresen

      Kara Spates-Price

Meadowlark Middle School

      Aiden Lang

Mount Tabor High School

      Cooper Hendershott

Reynolds High School

      Piper Muller

      Sarah Ownby

      Lydia Spears

Reagan High School

      Madison Nichols

Walkertown High School

      Karen Umanzor

      Isabella Hernandez

West Forsyth High School

      Anezka Jae Mirafuente

      Dominic Keider

      Arden Gentry

      Morgan Carnes

Victoria Rinto

Sarah Frisbie

  • National History Competition

Atkins A&T High School

      Lukas Bender

North Forsyth High School

      Esperanza Vargas Sanchez

      Yvette Cuervas-Torres, Ryan Garcia, Triston Van Hoy

      Kalista Greenarch

      Andrea Rodriguez

      Dana Sanderson

      Celeste Colato, Cindy Garcia

  • Magnet Schools of America Award Recipients

School of Excellence, R. J. Reynolds High School

      Leslie Alexander, Principal

      Karen Morris, Magnet Coordinator

School of Distinction, Hanes Magnet School

      Robin Willard, Principal

      Melissa Spann-Speaks, Magnet Coordinator

Principal of the Year, Shelia Burnette, Konnoak Elementary School

Teacher of the Year, Erin Eberle, Wiley Magnet Middle School

The board discussed: 

  • Superintendent Search (45 min.)
    1. Search Update
    2. Survey & Public Input Results
  • Leadership Profile
  • School Choice Special Committee Report (3 min.)
  • Climate, Culture & Equity Special Committee Report (3 min.)
  • Finance Committee Report (3 min.)
  • Building and Grounds Committee Report (3 min.)

The board gave its approval to:

  • Land Purchase on Robinhood Road (Yates)
  • Land Purchase on Robinhood Road (Tuttle)
  • Land Purchase on Robinhood Road (Murray)
  • Lowrance-Paisley Change Order #3
  • Replace Water Piping at Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy
  • National General Lease
  • Disposition of Surplus Property – Mobile Classroom Trailers
  • Consent Agenda Items -Approval of Meeting Minutes for April 30, 2019, Approval of Special-Called Meeting Minutes for May 7, 2019, & Approval of General Personnel Report

The supporting materials and board book can be found via this link