In the News......
Help support children in need by making a donation of school supplies at the Bonsack Walmart on August 1st between 3-7pm, August 2nd between 11-3.
Two teachers from Breckinridge Elementary participated in a three day training program to become Promethean Master Educators. Wendy Coleman and Anne Swandby worked with trainers from Promethean Learning to improve their skills in instructional design, advanced integration techniques, and learned more about how to bring the advanced features and benefits of their ActivBoards to their students. They are looking forward to using their new skills to enhance the instruction that will be taking place in their classrooms this year.
Botetourt County Schools honored its 2014 Retirees on June 5th at the Glebe. Prior to the dinner, Lord Botetourt and JRHS Choir students entertained the group.
The Teacher and Administrator retirees are: Deborah Bychowski, Anne Caldwell, Charlotte Darby, Joseph Harden, Susan Hudson, Wanda Martin, Peggy Ramsey, Carlos Spellman, Annnette Taylor, Romona Trout, Susan Trumbo, Linda Vail, Terry Wright
Classified retirees: Rhonda Benson, Sue Carter, Linda Cronise, Judy Dudding, Don Epperly, Freda Frey, Cynthia Hartman, Janet Howes, Victor Jones, Melinda Mattern, Elaine VanNess, Lorene Walker
from the Botetourt View- The Tiny House is still on the market. Want to see it? Here is when and where and how to bid. Great hunting cain. Constructed by BTEC students, too!
The Botetourt Education Foundation will be holding an open house on Sunday May 25th, Sunday June 1st, and Sunday June 8th from 2-4pm for anyone to stop by and tour the house.
Interested parties can also submit bids to purchase the house. I believe Brian Austin at the School Administration office is coordinating the bid process. We have photos on the Botetourt Education Foundation website here:
Here are the particulars of the tiny house supplied by BCPS administrator Brian Austin:
The Botetourt County School Board will be accepting sealed bids until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014 for the “tiny house” listed below.
12 X 24 house (“Tiny House”)
4/12 pitched green metal roofing
Walls are on 16’ o.c. and 8’ tall
Living area and kitchen
Bedroom with closet
Spray foam insulation in the interior of roof and floors
Fiberglass insulation in the exterior walls
Handmade kitchen cabinets
Interior walls and ceiling are finished tongue and groove maple, poplar, and pine paneling
Outside is cedar siding
Fair market appraisal - $16,583
The bid opening will take place in the Board room at the SBO on June 13, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Bids may not be withdrawn after the time set for opening.
The Botetourt County Public Schools Education Foundation is supporting this effort by offering open houses on Sunday, May 25, Sunday, June 1, and Sunday, June 8 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The house is located at Lord Botetourt High School.
Please contact Brian Austin at 540-473-8263 for additional information.
--Botetourt Education Foundation and BCPS
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