School Notes: School Board To Elect New President, Vice President

School Notes: School Board To Elect New President, Vice President

Plus: Boundary analysis meeting scheduled for Wednesday; ESF Summer Camps registration open

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This story has been updated to clarify that Shebra Evans was the first African American woman elected as Montgomery County Board of Education president.

School board to elect officers

When the Montgomery County Board of Education meets on Tuesday, it will vote to elect a new president and vice president.

The board’s election will happen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to school board documents.

To be elected as chairperson, a candidate must receive five votes from their colleagues.

Shebra Evans was the first African American woman elected to be school board president by her colleagues. Pat O’Neill was elected as vice president. She has served as school board president five times during her 20-year tenure on the board.

Other board members are: Karla Silvestre, Brenda Wolff, Judy Docca, Rebecca Smondrowski, Jeanette Dixon and student board member Nate Tinbite.

Boundary analysis meeting scheduled for Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools on Wednesday will begin its tour across the county to discuss the countywide boundary analysis.

The first of six community meetings will begin at 6 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School. Consultants hired to conduct the study — which aims to analyze the effectiveness of all school boundaries throughout the county — will be available to answer questions and provide updates.

The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 11 at Julius West Middle School.

ESF Summer Camps registration open

Registration for Education, Sports, Fun (ESF) Summer Camps in Bethesda is now open for 2020. Camps will be held at the Academy of the Holy Cross after 11 years at Georgetown Preparatory School.

The Academy of the Holy Cross’s 28-acre campus will be used for a variety of activities including sports, technology and science programs, theater, dance, ceramics and swimming.

ESF has 11 locations throughout the region and offers programs for children between ages 3 and 15. Early enrollment runs through Jan. 3, 2020.

For more information call 301-493-2525 or email info@esfcamps.com.

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