District recognizes board, hears presentation on Ninth Grade Academy

Outstanding student creativity was on display during Tuesday night’s regular meeting of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees.
As part of Texas School Board Recognition Month, student artists presented original artworks to board members during the meeting.
The board also heard a presentation from new Ninth Grade Academy Principal Vivian Bauer on the transformational change occurring with the campus.
For the presentation during the Board Recognition Month item in the meeting, board members were very impressed with the talent level of the high school artists, they said during the meeting.
“To be honored by our students in such a significant way feels really special,” Board President Gerry Fleuriet said.  “We are so proud of our students, and we are so very grateful for this outstanding art work.”
Click here to view all the photos from the board meeting.
During the presentation by Bauer as part of the Superintendent’s monthly report of Transforming Our Public Schools, the first principal of the Ninth Grade Academy set to open in August 2013, she spoke her goals and timeline for the next 18 months.
“Excellence is not a skills,” Bauer said during her presentation. “It’s an attitude.”
The board approved  policy updates as well during the meeting. To view the changes, click here. 

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