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2019 Clark County Board of Education Board Meetings - Dates, Times, Locations, and Files

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

MEETING FILES

January 8 6:30 PM Organizational Meeting Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
January 15 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
January 22 (4th Tuesday) 6:30 PM (Draft Budget) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
February 19 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
March 12 6:30 PM (Special Meeting) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
March 19 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
March 26 6:30 PM (Special Meeting) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
April 16 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
May 20 (3rd Monday) 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
May 22 6:30 PM (Work Session) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
May 28 (4th Tuesday) 6:30 PM (Tentative Budget) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
June 18 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
July 9 6:30 PM (Special Meeting) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
July 16 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
August 20 6:00 PM (Public Tax Hearing) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
August 20 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
September 3 6:30 PM (Special Meeting) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
September 17 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
September 24 (4th Tuesday) 6:30 PM (Working Budget) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
October 15 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
October 24 7:00 PM (Special Meeting) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
October 29 (5th Tuesday) 6:30 PM (Student Achievement Reports) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
November 14 6:30 PM (Special Meeting) Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
November 19 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES
December 17 6:30 PM Central Office Board Room AGENDA || MEETING FILES


Additional Special Meetings 2019

January 9 - Agenda

 

 

Title: How to Personalize Your Google Home Screen

Student Name: Madelyn S.

Category: Screen Capture Tutorial

Division: 6-8

Process:

I always have liked teaching new things. That's why I picked Screen Capture Tutorial. Screen Capture Tutorial is when you teach someone how to do something on the computer. I taught people how to get a background for the Google home screen. I have always wanted to get a Google home background and when I figured out how to do it I wanted to teach people. So, I got this chance to teach and that is why I chose it. My projects process can be explained in 7 steps.

  1. I first picked my project category “Screen Capture Tutorial” and looked over the rubric.
  2. After that, I downloaded Screencastify. 
  3. Next, I started learning how to use Screencastify. I started learning how to use Screencastify by making videos, using the drawing tools, and thinking of what I was going to teach.
  4.  Then, I picked my idea of teaching people how to get a background on the Google home screen.
  5.  After that, I wrote my script and printed it.
  6.  Next, I started making videos with my script.
  7.  Finally, I recorded my final video. 

Screen Capture Tutorial Entry:

Click here to view the Screen Capture Tutorial in WMV Format

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(same video, different formats)

 

 

S.T.R.E.S.S.

Kennedy P.

George Rogers Clark High School STLP

Service Team Blogger Corps Project

 

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Stress is in the air! Teenagers in high school typically spend 10 months of the year in school, which as you could imagine would be stressful at times. For instance, in school students have many tests, projects, and homework to prepare, some of which could be stressful. Another cause of stress in teen lives is social aspect of their lives where they feel as though they need to fit in at school. All of these reasons are why Makiya McNear and Audrey Gilbert decided to create their STLP project S.T.R.E.S.S.

From personal experience and being in high school themselves they noticed the amount of stress stirring around in their school and decided to come up with ideas to help students limit the amount of stress in their lives. They created a website where every student could access it and post tips they use to release stress. Their school counselors also got involved and on the website they shared advice they give students on how to stay stress free during school days. Students are welcome to share their own stories about things they're stressed about and/or things they think would help other students. To see if their website is effective they also have a survey for students to take and a place for them to say what could be improved and what they like about the website.

According to the data Makiya and Audrey collected 44% of teens say they use online sources to help manage stress. Also, 43% of teens report feeling stressed all the time. But with the help of these girls the students in their school and they hope at other schools (in the future) will be less stressed during school and will meet some new people and make friends through their website. Two girls, technology, and help from a few people can make a real difference in the stress of students!

 

Title: How to Send a Picture through Gmail

Student Name: Reese P.

Category: Screen Capture Tutorial

Division: 6-8

Process:

I enjoy teaching people about new things, especially technology based. This is part of the reason why I chose to do “Screen Capture Tutorial”.  Another part of the reason why I chose this project is, not a lot of people are aware of gmail. Since gmail is a fairly new platform, not many people know how to use it, or they don’t know basic skills and how to use all the tools. My project can be broken down into 10 steps.

  1. I first chose the category “Screen Capture Tutorial”, I looked over the rubric and learned about the project.
  2. Then, I downloaded the free chrome extension, Screencastify.
  3. I started to practice using it, playing around with all the tools and all the different options.
  4. Next, I had to think of an idea to do my project over, I started brainstorming.
  5. Eventually, after days of  brainstorming, I came up with, teaching people how to send an attachment through gmail.   
  6.  After I came up with the idea, I went through the process of sending an attachment, to get an idea.
  7. Then, using what I learned from step #6, I write a script, for what I was going to say on camera.
  8. Next, I did a couple of practice runs, saying the script on camera and recording it.
  9. After I did a couple of practice runs, I recorded the final video.
  10. Finally, I looked over the video, made sure I didn't miss anything, and submitted it to Google Classroom.

Screen Capture Tutorial Entry:

Click here to view the Screen Capture Tutorial in WMV Format

OR

Click here to view the Feature Video in MOV Format 

OR

Click here to view the Screen Capture Tutorial in WEBM Format

(same video, different formats)

 

 

AR + K-PREP = FUN in SCIENCE!

Sydney P.

George Rogers Clark High School STLP

Service Team Blogger Corps Project

 

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Oh, the dreadful K-PREP testing! From third grade up until sixth grade, students experience the week long state testing, called K-PREP (Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress). This test will determine mastery of skills in the subjects of math, science, English, social studies, and writing. The students are rated with distinguished, proficient, apprentice, or novice in each subject depending on the number of correct answers given.

Bourbon County schools have experienced some struggles specifically from a local elementary school with fifth and sixth graders.  This particular school had a proficiency average of 23.3% for the science portion of the test, compared to 31.7% average proficiency statewide. A group of middle school students decided to help the elementary school students with this problem. Trya, Aiden, Kaden, and Taylor investigated this issue and plotted a plan to improve scores for the students for their STLP project. 

First and foremost, the middle schoolers met with the head of the math and science departments to decide what lessons the kids struggled with the most. According to the teachers from the elementary school, the earth and solar systems were the hardest for them to comprehend. From experience, the middle schools students understood that most fifth and sixth graders learn best through visuals. Therefore, with the use of technology such as the Scratch-Block program and a Makey-Makey, the students created an augmented reality lesson for the kids. During this AR lesson, outer space is projected onto a wooden platform with a circular, wooden cutout of the moon. The cutout of the moon has tin foil on the bottom used as a conductor to the Makey-Makey. Once the current is formed between the tin foil and the Makey-Makey, it can be connected to the Scratch-Board program that allows the projection of the moon phases to change once the moon cutout is physically moved around the earth on the wooden platform. Once the model was built and successfully showed the phases of the moon, the middle schoolers set up dates to meet with the elementary schoolers to show the model.

The group of students continually meet with elementary schoolers in hopes that their K-PREP science scores will increase in May. From working with these same elementary students last year this project saw some success from 2018-19 with an increase of 17% on the science portion of the K-PREP test. This amazing group of students were able to impact their school district's elementary state testing within one year! Due to their success, they plan to use the same technology and advance to the lesson on the season changes. Four kids, a need for younger students' academic improvement, and technology can make a world of difference!