Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education held its monthly business meeting at Tuesday in the Old Quarry Middle School LRC.
During School District 113A Board of Education's business meeting Tuesday night, the board voted to permanently transfer $1.8 million from the district’s operations and maintenance fund to the education fund. Since December 2009, District 113A has been following a state-approved financial plan that includes enrollment, staffing plans, borrowing, cash flow analysis, and budget expenditures and reductions. Any deviation from the plan by the district must be approved by the ISBE before implementation. But board member Al Malley said he had doubts about the Illinois State Board of Education’s support for the district’s request for the $1.8 million funds transfer. After reading a recent email reply from Deb Vespa, Illinois State Board of …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Administrator attributes progress to perseverance of principals, teachers, support staff and parents.
As school districts across the state await the Illinois State Board of Education’s release of School Report Cards by the end of September or beginning of October, students in Lemont-Bromberek School District 113A can already show they have met some important goals. At Tuesday’s board of education meeting, Assistant Superintendent Mary Gricus reported the district’s overall student population met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) targets in tested grade levels. AYP serves as a measure of student performance under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Gricus explained that although AYP focuses primarily on individual schools, the performance measure also reports the status of various subgroups (such as students with disabilities, limited …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Those who wish to be candidates for the Lemont-Bromberek School District 113A Board of Education may pick up packets now at the district office.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Editor’s note: The following information was submitted by Susan Birkenmaier, Ed.D., Superintendent of Lemont-Bromberek CSD113A. School board seats up for election April 9 are currently occupied by Kevin Doherty, Karen Siston and Lisa Wright. Nominating petition forms for the April 9, 2013 school board election in Lemont-Bromberek CSD113A are now available. Packets with forms may be picked up in the office of the board secretary at 16100 127th Street, Lemont, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The first day candidates may circulate nominating petitions for signatures is Sept. 25, 2012. A school board candidate’s petition must be filed in the same office no earlier than 7:30 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012 and no later than …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The board will also discuss Tuesday an intergovernmental agreement with the village of Lemont for the use of Central School and the impact a proposed pension shift would have on the district.
The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education will consider Tuesday its 2012-13 support staffing plan, as well as an intergovernmental agreement with the Village of Lemont for the use of Central School. According to the meeting agenda, District 113A administrators are recommending that the board maintain current staffing levels for all educational support personnel, including building/ground and transportation staff. Last month, board members voted unanimously to approve a certified staffing plan that also included no additional hires for the 2012-13 school year. The board will also consider an intergovernmental agreement between the district and the Village of Lemont, which is seeking to move its offices to the …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Dave Molitor was elected president of the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education on Tuesday.
With a new superintendent set to take office in July and fund balances continuing to improve, Dave Molitor is ready to start planning for the long-term success of Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A. Molitor was elected president of the District 113A school board during a special meeting Tuesday night, replacing board member Mike Aurelio. In an email to Patch on Wednesday, Molitor said he was honored to be selected for the position, and looks forward to working with the administration and his fellow board members during the next year. "I am honored to serve this district as the president of the Board of Education," Molitor said. "This district has incredibly dedicated administrative staff, teachers, parents and volunteers that—…
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Kevin Doherty was named vice president, while Cindy Kelly retained her position as secretary.
The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education has selected Dave Molitor as its president for the upcoming year. Molitor, who has served as vice president for the past year, replaces current board member Mike Aurelio, who was also up for the position Tuesday night. Kevin Doherty was elected vice president—a position he held from 2010-2011. Cindy Kelly retained her position as board secretary. During the meeting, board members were split when it came time to appoint new officers. Molitor was nominated for the office of president by Doherty, and was elected by a 4-2 vote. Molitor, Doherty, Kelly and board member Lisa Wright voted for Molitor, and board members Al Malley and Karen Siston voted against. Aurelio …
The board will vote Tuesday on a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer for the next year.
The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education will hold a special meeting Tuesday night to select officers and committee members for the upcoming year. During April or May each year, the board considers organizational matters, such as filling board offices and setting dates for its regular meetings. On Tuesday, board members will select a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer to take office, effective immediately. The president will then appoint board members to various district committees (Policy, Calendar, Finance and Audit, Negotiations, Wellness, Discipline, Community Engagement, Behavioral Intervention, Transportation, Employee Insurance). Currently, Mike Aurelio is serving as president, Dave …
Friday, April 15, 2011
The following letter was sent to Patch this week by Lisa Wright, president of the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Dear District 113A Community Members, Last week I was encouraged to see so many voters come out to show such significant interest in one of our community’s greatest assets, our schools. I admit I am disappointed in the referendum result, but I fully respect the decision of the community. As a board, we are committed to moving forward in a positive and productive way. We will seek creative solutions to educate students while living within our financial limits and resource constraints. We will build on progress already made toward improving financial stability and accountability. We have already eliminated deficit spending, established and maintained a balanced budget, and adopted new processes to increase accountability and transparency. …
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Patch will be posting results in real time throughout the night.
As the election totals begin rolling in, we'll be uploading real-time results for local races affecting the Lemont community. The numbers will be updated throughout the night, so check back frequently for up-to-date election coverage. All information is from local county clerk's offices or election commissions. Results are unofficial pending certification from the relevant election authorities. For more on Tuesday's consolidated election, visit our Election Day Blog. LAST UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, 12:30 a.m. PRECINCTS REPORTING: 14/14 in Cook County, 3/3 in DuPage County District 113A Referendum — $20 Million Working Cash Bonds District 113A Board of Education — four-year term, four elected…
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
School Board candidates offer their perspectives on key issues in Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A.
On March 4, Patch published its 2011 Election Central, a complete guide to the April 5 consolidated election in Lemont. There you'll find voter information, recent election news and complete candidate biographies. Before Lemont voters head to the polls, Patch wants to give readers an opportunity to compare where candidates for the Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A School Board stand on key issues. We will publish the questions in separate posts, along with responses from all nine candidates. How would you work to improve the public’s perception of the District 113A School Board? I am a proven leader, trust-worthy, responsible, financially astute and very involved in the schools. I can use these traits to make sure the …