Administrative Reports



Southern Fulton School District Board Meeting


Tuesday, June 21, 2011


District Report




The JOC voted to upgrade the agriculture area and to reimburse SF at a level not to exceed $10,000.00.


This project should not exceed $10,000.00.


High School Report


Faculty vs. Senior Basketball Game

Our annual faculty versus the senior class basketball game was held on May 31 in the high school gymnasium.  The senior class voted to donate the money to the families of PJ Stanley and Sean Williams.  The total awarded was approximately $1,000 to each family.  Kudos to Mr. Sholes who was the organizer of this event! 



Thank you all for attending!  It was a great night for our students and their families to celebrate.  Your support is greatly appreciated. 


Statistics for the Class of 2011:

59.3% plan to go on to post-secondary education

26.5% will enter the work force

14.2% have or plan to enlist in the military


Summer School

For the first time since I have been the principal, we held summer school at the high school.  Summer school was available for any student in grades 7-12 who received a grade between 55% - 63%.  It was held from June 6-17 and we offered recovery in English, Social Studies, Science and Math.  The cost to attend was $175 per course and the money was used to pay for the instructors.  There were 23 students that attended summer school at Southern Fulton High School, 4 of which were seniors of the graduating class of 2011.  It was a huge success for our students! 


School wide Awards Assembly

This year at the high school, we conducted a school wide awards assembly on May 31 in the afternoon.  All of the teachers presented awards for the highest class average and several organizations showed PowerPoint presentations to the student body.  It was a well-received assembly with excellent behavior from the students. 



The FFA sponsored the second annual Ag Olympics on June 3, 2010.  There were a lot of students that participated in this event & 2 teams of teachers, which consisted of students forming teams and competing against one another for the treasured award – a golden tire!  The weather cooperated and a fun time was had by all. 


PSSA Committee

The PSSA Committee members are meeting on Wednesday, June 22 at the high school to analyze, review and collect data in order to continue to prepare our students for the PSSA assessments.  At a preliminary glance, the 2011 scores look GREAT!


Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

The Fulton County Center for Families, in conjunction with the Fulton County Partnership has received a county-wide grant to implement and support the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in both the elementary and high school.  We will be kicking off the program this fall, with an initial staff training of the “Core Committee” members occurring on July 19 & 20 at the Fulton County Theater.  There will be training for all staff and faculty members on August 19th, with the student kick-off to occur in the fall of 2011.  We are working closely with Debbie Hiller and Jaime Taylor to make this program WORK!




AEDY Report – due July 8

School Safety Report – due July 31

PHEAA CAPS Report – August 13



Use of Facilities


Elementary Report






PSSA Preliminary Result

The preliminary PSSA results have been released and the scores look promising.   


Building Use Request


The Southern Fulton Basketball Camp has requested the use of the elementary gym from July 5 through July 8, 2011 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM.


The Tuscarora Intermediate Unit has requested the use of the elementary office hallway to conduct their speech therapy sessions on June 7, July 6, July 13, August 3, and August 10, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.


The area Ministerium has requested the use of the elementary gym for a community prayer meeting on August 19, 2011 from 7:00PM to 8:00PM.


Library Services

The elementary library had a total of 22,690 library circulations this school year.  The library had 10,338 titles in circulation and 11,594 copies in circulation.


Upcoming Events


July                  19-20               Olweus Bully Program training



Federal Programs Report


Southern Fulton is to receive $142,823 in Title I funding.  We are slated to receive $38,942 in Title II funding.  Our Title I funding is reduced by $9,172 (approximately 6 %).  Our Title II funding is reduced by $6,438 (approximately 14 %).  We will be submitting our Federal Programs application for both Title I and Title II by June 30, 2011



Facilities Manager Report


Summer clean up and maintenance seems to be on schedule.


Hillyard Company, Lowell and I did annual maintenance on the HS gym floor.


Fuel tanks at HS and elementary have been topped off @ a cost of $3.069 per gallon.


Below is a list of items damaged from the hail storm that I have turned in to the insurance company:



Business Manager Report


ARRA Reports for EduJobs, IDEA, SFSF and Title I have been completed and submitted for the period ending June 24, 2011. 


The deferred revenue received from the Fulton County AVTS has been transferred to our PLGIT PLUS Account.



Technology Specialist Report

Nothing to report.



Supervisor of Special Education Report


Evaluation Requests

Currently there are ten students waiting to be evaluated to determine if they qualify for special education services. 



I anticipate attending the following conferences over the summer at no cost to the district:  July 25 – 28 Special Education Leadership Conference & August 1 – 4 Autism Conference


ESY (Extended School Year)

The following staff has agreed to carry out ESY services over the summer for the students who qualified for ESY under state and federal mandates:  Mrs. Keiper, Mr. Harris, Mrs. Miller, Via Shaw, Linda Bolden, Patty Keefer, and Lucy Lynch.  All ESY should be completed by the first week of August.