Town Meeting Archives

Town MeetingMinutes from 2014-15 School Year

  • 2015-02-24 Minutes– “Guilty Conscience” this weekend. Ongoing problem of activities scheduled during Town Meeting.
  • 2015-02-19 Minutes– Discussions about Town Meeting and Assassins
  • 2015-02-12 Minutes– Presentation by Superintendent Murphy and Dr. Hobbs about the principal hiring process.
  • 2015-02-10 Minutes– Special Town Meeting to discuss proposed schedule changes for special events.
  • 2015-02-03 Minutes– Stratford Auditorium Dedication, new HB baby, new Frisbee jerseys, and Town Meeting Live Streaming!
  • 2015-01-29 Minutes– Presentation by BIG (Bjarkle Ingels Group) of ideas for new H-B Woodlawn building.
  • 2015-01-22 Minutes– Selecting representatives for the BLPC and ideas for school-wide activity in the spring.
  • 2015-01-15 Minutes– New BLPC and Jennifer’s new course proposal
  • 2015-01-08 Minutes– Discussions about possible population increases.
  • 2014-12-18 Minutes– Voting for Yearbook cover, outside teacher funds and more discussion of off-campus privileges.
  • 2014-12-11 Minutes– 6th and 7th graders requested off-campus privileges.
  • 2014-12-03 Minutes– CIP matters prior to tonight’s Public Comment Opportunities
  • 2014-11-20 Minutes– Discussion of Superintendent’s CIP recommendations.
  • 2014-11-13 Minutes– Turkey Bowl schedule and upcoming earthquake drill.
  • 2014-11-06 Minutes– Today Picture Day, CIP discussion, Casey Robinson now DR.ROBINSON!
  • 2014-10-30 Minutes– Motion to amend schedule on Monday to include E block prior to end of quarter.
  • 2014-10-23 Minutes– Halloween plans, Ebola symposium, CIP concerns.
  • 2014-10-16 Minutes– Fall Formal date set, Volunteer opportunities in Latin America, Town Meeting and Nanowrimo Seminars, and more CIP – GET INVOLVED!
  • 2014-10-09 Minutes– Discussions about proposed workshops, Middle School dance and Halloween schedule.
  • 2014-10-02 Minutes– Presentation by PAC concerning CIP activity and H-B’s future.
  • 2014-09-25 Minutes– Lengthy discussions about Town Meeting White Board and New “rules” for our “new” auditorium.
  • 2014-09-11 Minutes– Motions passed for outside teacher funding and discussions about non-existent computer labs and after-hours library use.
  • 2014-09-04 Minutes– First Town Meeting of new school year. Lots of announcements.

Minutes from 2013-14 School Year (On APS Google Drive – login required)

  • 5-22-14 – Many Annoucements, OT for Band, Hiring Committees, Room Committee, Zentangle Mural, Senior Wall, Movie Fundraiser, Dances
  • 5-15-14 – SAB, Jazz Band OT, Choir OT, “De-Facto” Motions/Consent Items, CIP
  • 5-8-14 – Staff Mtg, Many Announcements
  • 4-29-14 – Yearbook Orders Due, Writer’s Society Mtg, Hiring Committee, Allocation!
  • 4-10-14 – SAB, Staff Mtg, School Board Member Abby Raphael & CIP, Moving TM Board, Writer’s Society, Model UN, De-Facto Motions, No Sweat Funds for Stratford, TM Twitter
  • 3-27-14 – Announcements, Hiring Committee for AP, Spring Fling, OT Funds for Drama, Earth Force, CIP Update
  • 3-20-14 – Announcements, Abolish Chair-in-Waiting, CIP Update, Allocation Process
  • 3-13-14 – SAB, Announcements, Motion to Rename Auditorium & Create Integration Museum, Teacher Hiring Committee, Discussion on Upcoming Vacancies, CIP and “De-Facto” Motions.
  • 3-6-14 – Upcoming SAB & Staff Mtgs, Announcements, Renaming of HBW Auditorium, County Feasibility Studies & CIP
  • 2-27-14 – Announcements, Benefit Concert, Re-Naming Auditorium, Proposal to Drop Some Types of Motion from Consideration by TM, CIP Update.
  • 2-20-14 – Staff Mtg, Many Announcements, Discussions on Master Schedule Options for Next Year and the Possible Re-Naming of Auditorium.
  • 2-4-14 – This Town Meeting focuses solely on a discussion of the APS CIP “More Seats for Students” Initiative and H-B Woodlawn’s role.
  • 1-30-14 – Staff Meeting, Announcements, MS Dance in March and Extensive Discussion and Related Motions on the School Capacity Issue in APS and the Possible HBW Impact.
  • 1-23-14 – Several Announcements, Extensive Discussion of County Survey on School Overcrowding and Possible Impact on HBW which resulted in several motions for committees.
  • 1-16-14 – SAB (AP Class Requirement), Announcements, Outside Teacher Funds for Art, Drama and English, NHS Tutoring, APS Survey About Splitting MS/HS and Impact on Our Program.
  • 1-9-14 – Staff Mtg, Announcements, Best Buddies Bulletin Board, OT Money for Film, Scheduling Committee, NHS Tutoring
  • 1-2-14 – Vending Machine Replacements, 2nd Lockdown drill, Laptop Use in Library Flex Room, School Board/VA Upcoming Requirements for Graduation.
  • 10-10-13 – Volunteers Needed for Blood Drive and H20 for Life Walk, Middle School Girls’ Leadership Conference, OT for Earth Space Rock Walk, CRF Form Revision, German Teacher
  • 12-19-13 – Announcements — Including “Massive” Issues with APS Network Currently, Outside Teacher Funds for English Electives, Laptops in the Flex Room, Parking, Next Program of Studies Updates
  • 12-12-13 – SAB, Many Announcements, Parking Lot Signs, Volleyball Schedule, MS Dance, Hiring Committee, Change to Robert’s Rules
  • 12-5-13 – Staff Mtg, Announcements, Chinese Club, Parking Signs, NHS
  • 11-21-13 – Many Announcements, Outside Teacher Fund, Overcrowding.
  • 11-14-13 – SAB, Staff Mtg, Many Announcements, Fall Formal, Overcrowding
  • 11-7-13 – Many announcements, Parent Signatures on CRF and add/drop slips.
  • 10-24-13 – Many Announcements, No Sweat Funding, Halloween Haunted House, Halloween Raffle, Halloween/End of Quarter Schedule
  • 10-17-13 – Many Announcements, American Red Cross Club, Child’s Play Charity Tournament, Parental Signature on Course Request Forms, No Sweat Fund, Lit Mag Creative Workshop
  • 10-3-13 – SAB Reps Elected/Their Role, Staff Mtg, Many Announcements of Upcoming Events, Star Wars Club, OT Fund Request for Music, Lock-Down Drill De-Brief, Parent Signatures on CRFs.
  • 9-26-13 – SAB Elections, Staff Mtg on 504s, Celebration of Summer Reading in Library, Hunger Action Month, Walk for the Homeless, H20 for Life 5K, Waffles for Humanity, Sophomore Pie-the-Teacher Contest, Action Team Walk-a-Thon Raindate, Parent Signatures on CRF and Add/Drop Forms, No Quorum at TM
  • 9-12-13 – SAB Elections, Announcements, Special Schedules for Halloween & Turkey Bowl, MS Halloween Dance, OT Money for Art, “She’s the First” Club/Fundraising, Action Team/Walk for the Homeless, Fall Formal
  • 9-5-13 – SAB, New Staff, Action Team, Outside Teacher Request, Bridge Club, Students Against Sexual Violence Club, Special Schedules, New Student Information System

Minutes from 2012-13 School Year (On APS Google Drive – login required)

  • 6-17-13 – Staff Mtg, End of Year Activities, Goodbye Celebration, Room Committee, Hiring Committees, Parking
  • 5-28-13 – Testing Continues w/Library Closures and Limited Computer Access. No more TM This Year? Lit Mag is Coming Out!
  • 5-23-13 – Staff Mtg, Music Concert, Library Closures for Testing, Summer Reading at APL, Master Schedule, Hiring Committee Dates, OT Request, Room Committee, DARTT, Middle School Free Blocks.
  • 5-16-13 – Announcements, including final NHS project, library closure dates and Master Schedule. Motions on Scholarship and Hiring Committees. Discussion on Ice Cream Truck.
  • 5-9-13 – SAB Report, Many Announcements. No Motions or Discussion.
  • 5-2-13 – Many Announcements, including: AP Study Night, One-Act Plays, Frisbee Pep Rally, HBW Film Fest, Allocation Vote, Master Schedule, Arena Scheduling, Junetime. Motions on Borromeo House Book Drive and Senior Wall location.
  • 4-25-13 – Staff Mtg, Pet Product Donations, Allocation, Safety Issue w/Bike Racks, Junetime.
  • 4-18-13 – Many Announcements, highlights: Poem in Your Pocket Day, Knowledge Masters, National Day of Silence, Henry VI, Formals for Five, Allocation Mtg Next Week, Tornado Drill Upcoming. Discussions on Tech “Sandbox” in Trailer 2 and HBW Improvement.
  • 4-11-13 – Prom, Formals for Five, Henry VI, International Night, Day of Silence, Poem in Your Pocket, Senior Auction, Outside Teachers for Drama and English.
  • 3-21-13 – Many Announcements, Recognition for Science Fair Winners, Authorization for Allocation Committee, Feedback on Policies for eBooks with Library
  • 3-14-13 – SAB, Recognition of Peter Buchanan, Dorian Gray, Pi Day/Palindromic Day/Einstein’s Birthday, Funky Friday Crew Says Wear Green, Senior Scholarships, Formals for Five, Outside Teachers for Music.
  • 3-7-13 – Spread the Word to End the Word, Choral Concert, No Best Buddies/Knowledge Masters Mtgs this week, Early Release Today, Buy a 3D/4D Printer, Change TM Minutes Format.
  • 2-28-13 – Meteorological Spring, Minecraft Club, Cappies Play, Early Release, Surveying on Vacation Lane, End Discrimination Against PWD Day, Fourth Quarter English Electives, HBW Payphones Off, Astronomy Club, 3D Printer Club, 3D Printer, Alternative Diplomas, Allocation Overview
  • 2-21-13 – Knitting at Cherrydale Library, New Plaque Commemorating Stratford Integration, Turning Off the Payphones, Alternative Diplomas for Student Who Take Independent Studies.
  • 2-14-13 – Reports from SAB and Staff Mtg. Library Closure for Furniture Installation, Red Cross Blood Drive, Lit Mag Submissions Needed, Music Club, Spring Fling, Building Security/Locked Doors, Middle Earth Lab Rule Reminder, German Student Exchange.
  • 2-7-13 – Many Announcements, Quiznet Starts Today, OT for Psych, Middle Earth Lab Closure, Minecraft Club, Options for When We Run Out of Senior Wall Space, Outside Doors Being Locked.
  • 1-29-13 – General Announcements, Broken Water Faucet, Winter Formal, Lock-Down Drill.
  • 1-24-13 – Mostly Announcements, one question about the schedule for a Thursday Two-Hour delay.
  • 1-17-13 – Announcements only — Staff mtg notes including theft reports, lock-down drills and teacher of the year.
  • 1-10-13 – Many Announcements, Discussion on Stolen Items.
  • 1-3-13 – Staff Professional Development Day, College Night, Supplies Drive for Afghan School.
  • 12-20-12 – English Electives Deadline, Instrumental Music Concert, Lost and Found Cleanout, No Glass Bottles, Close Middle Earth Lab on Friday, New Door Policy.
  • 12-13-12 – SAB, Staff Mtg, Announcements (Norovirus, Volleyball Tourney, 7th Gr Sci Fair, English Electives), Paper Towels in Bathrooms, Don Juan in Hell play, Senior Walls, HBW Constitution Committee.
  • 12-6-12 – Several Announcements, Thanks to student who put in new walkway, Student reps needed for School Board Multimodal Transportation/Safety Committee and two Outside Teacher Requests.
  • 11-29-12 – Many Announcements, no motions, no discussion.
  • 11-15-12 – Many Announcements, Turkey Bowl and Volleyball Schedules, Laptop Loan Policy, Locker Thefts.
  • Addendum to 11-15-12 Mtg – Laptop Loan Policy Revision
  • 11-8-12 – Many Announcements, Funky Fridays, Manga/Anime/Korean Drama Club, Constitution Committee, Locker Thefts, Laptop Loan Policy
  • 10-31-12 – Emergency TM to reset Thursday’s schedule to account for Hurricane Sandy. Also, a motion on Black Box use.
  • 10-25-12 – Several Announcements, OT Request from Music, Black Box Use for Independent Project, No Sweat Committee Allocation
  • 10-18-12 – Many Announcements, DARRT Mtgs, Fall Formal Date Change, OT for Art, No Sweat, Single Stream Recycling
  • 10-11-12 – Staff Mtg, Various Announcements including fundraisers for GSA, Fisher House, A-Span & H20 for Life; Hiring Committee, Outside Teacher Fund for Rock Walk, Library Closure for Countywide Mtg.
  • 10-4-12 – SAB Election Results, Various Announcements, Action Team Walk for the Homeless, Middle School Dance in February, Art/Journalism/Lit Mag Club, Wiffle Ball Club, Halloween Special Schedule Corrections, Using Crosswalks, HVAC and PA Concerns
  • 9-27-12 – GSA for MS, HS/MS TAB, Fisher House Fundraiser, 1st Quiznet, 1st Knowledge Masters, HS Planners, Frisbee, A-Span Walk, Shoe Drive, Halloween Dance, Lit Writing, Mythology Club, Tolerance for Differences in Political Views
  • 9-13-12 – Staff Mtg, After School Busses, Many Announcements About Clubs/Upcoming Activities, Special Activity Block for Halloween, Five Outside Teacher Requests, Fall Formal, Bulletin Board for Best Buddies, Poetry Club, Bus Passes
  • 9-6-12 – Staff Mtgs, Many Announcements of Clubs/Upcoming Activities, Young Democrats of America Club, Junior Class Haunted House Fundraiser, Special Schedules and Town Meeting Overview

Minutes from 2011-12 School Year (On APS Google Drive – login required)

  • 6-14-12 – Music Performances Today & Tomorrow, Get Library Books In, Arena Scheduling or Coliseum Scheduling?, More Shuttle-Cocks in Gym, Eliminate Town Meeting & Replace w/a Student Council.
  • 5-29-12 – Scholarship Nominations Due, Library Shut-Downs, Update on Hiring Committees, Arena Scheduling Upcoming.
  • 5-24-12 – Staff Mtg, Congrats to Frisbee Team, Congrats to Cappies Nominees, HVAC Work, Scholarship Nominations, Library Shut-Downs, TA Choice Forms Due, Allocation Room Committee.
  • 5-17-12 – HVAC Work/Parking, Scholarship Forms, Library Closure Dates, Room Committee, Hiring Committee Updates, TA Choice Forms, Banning Computer Gaming, Computer Use Committee, Senior Scholarship Committee, Allocation TM, Ending the School Year Early
  • 5-10-12 – SAB, Staff Mtg, HVAC Work, Scholarship Nominations, Procedural Motion w/no Administrator/Seniors, Cover Up Graffiti/Profanity on Wall, Room Committee, Computer Labs/Computer Abuse, Senior Wall Appropriateness, HBW Tech Initiatives Committee.
  • 5-3-12 – HVAC & Parking, AP/Finals Study Night @ Central Library, New Tables in the Library, Cappies Reviews Online, Hiring Committees for Business, Chemistry and Drama/Film and Video, Concert May 11th.
  • 4-26-12 – Staff Mtg, Cappies Show, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Visit, Prom Dress Sale, HVAC Work/Parking Lot Closure, AP/IB/Finals Study Night, Last Chance to See YHB Guys Play, Upcoming Concert (maybe), Outside Teachers for English & Art, Hiring Committee for Special Ed, Weight Room Closure, Senior Wall.
  • 3-29-12 – Staff Mtg Notes, Computer Network Goes Down (or not), H20 for Life 5K, Lower Field, Chesapeake Bay Trip, Violin Virtuoso Midori Visit, Sophomore Raffle, Spring Break & Allocation Dates, LCD Projector Projects, Cake from Secret Admirer, “Little Bites of Knowledge” Project Needs Cupcakes.
  • 3-22-12 – World Water Day & Assembly, H20 for Life 5K, Lower Field, Scholastic Art Exhibit, Early Release Moved, Growing Food for AFAC, Boating & Crabbing on the Chesapeake.
  • 3-15-12 – SAB (capacity, class size & budget), Ben Branman & Math Competition, H20 for Life 5K, Lower Field Still Closed, Scholastic Art Winners, Computer Lab Rules, Agenda on Morning Announcements, Update on Superintendent’s Proposed Budget and Impact to HBW Staff.
  • 3-8-12 – SAB, Time-Change, H20 for Life 5K, Lower Field Update, Computer Lab Committee, Scholastic Art Awards, Funding for Computer Science Class, A capella Group from Brown U, Sophomore Class Raffle, Waffle Bake Sale, Allocation Budgeting with Middle School, Superintendent’s Proposed Budget & Implications for HBW, Last Day of School & Graduation Date Changes, Cherrydale Park, TM Outside
  • 3-1-12 – Mindset, Funding for Computer Class, Sky High Lab, Technology Committee, A capella Group, Gamer/Lab Committee, Allocation and Middle School Blocks, Superintendent’s Proposed Budget and Implications for HBW
  • 2-23-12 – Staff Mtg, Mindset, Instrumental Music Concert, Jam Club, Computer Class Funding, Computer Lab Issues
  • 2-16-12 – HBW Wind Ensemble, Ultimate Frisbee Spring Season, Jam Club, MS Dance, Funding for Computer Science Class, Cherrydale Park, Dance Issues, Sky-High Lab & the Room Committee
  • 2-9-12 – SAB, Winter Formal, Course Request Forms, Cafeteria Closure, HBW Family in Need, H20 for Life Valentine Fundraiser, H20 for Life 5k, Morning Announcements, Senior Superlatives, Visiting Students, Recent Grad, Summer School Bulletin, Cherrydale Park.
  • 2-2-12 – Trash in the Basement, Winter Formal, Course Request Forms, Punxsutawney Phil, Space/Room Usage — Will We Lose the High School Computer Lab?, Superintendent’s Proposed Budget — Do We Lose Another 1.5 Teachers Next Year?
  • 1-24-12 – SAB Mtg, Special Schedule to Accommodate CRF Forms — Go to TA @ 9:24 on Thursday, Oklahoma Production, Get Online Portal Passwords from TA, Relay for Life Interest Mtg, Action Team Mtg.
  • 1-19-12 – Special Schedule for CRFs, Grad Coming w/Food Truck on Teacher Workday, Winter Formal, Parent Portal Letters
  • 1-12-12 – SAB, Staff Mtg, Smash Bros Tournament, End of Quarter/Semester, Apparel Pickup, Ukelele Club, Hiring Committee for Algebra I Class, Random Comments & Updates on Grads
  • .1-5-12 – Course Request Forms Coming in a Few Weeks. Settlers of Catan Tournament. New Requirements for VA Teacher Evaluation — How Do We Define “Student Achievement?”
  • 12-15-11 – Holiday Toy Drive, Apparel Sales, Make-Up Pictures, Candy Cane Sales, Death of a Salesman, Volleyball Tourney, Winter Semi-Formal, Crumple Tag Censorship, Freedom of Expression/Speech/Religion at HBW
  • 12-8-11 – SAB/More Teacher Input on Textbook/Smartboard Purchasing, Holiday Toy Drive, Apparel Sales, Make-Up Picture Day, Economics Class Proposal, New Long-Term Spec Ed Sub, Give Teachers Portal Access/Interims Obsolete.
  • 12-1-11 – Staff Mtg, Turkey Bowl, Holiday Toy Drive, World AIDS Day, Band Concert & Upcoming Music Events, Apparel Sales, Make-up Picture Day, Addl Allocation for Spanish & Hiring Committee, Student Letter on Parent Portal, Turkey Bowl Play Order, Volleyball Day Schedule.
  • 11-17-11 – Bowl Events Upcoming, Last Day to Vote for Library Furniture, Funding for Student Models for Art Classes, Parent Portal Responses and Letters.
  • 11-10-11 – Fall Formal, Library Furniture, Veteran’s Day, Picture Make-Up Day Date Change, OT $ for Drama, Literary Club, Toys for Tots Drive, Debate Club, Nighttime TM, Program of Studies/New Econ-Personal Finance Class
  • 11-8-11 – Nighttime TM to Discuss New Parent/Student Portal
  • 11-3-11 – Evening Town Meeting, Upcoming Dates, Yearbook Cover Contest, Fall Formal, Frisbee, OT for Drama, Parent/Student Portal.
  • 10-27-11 – Little Shop of Horrors, Stay Off the Back Field, Teen Volunteer Fair, Picture Day, USAU Nationals, Yearbook Cover Contest, Senior Spirit Weeks, HBW Outdoors Club, Parent/Student Information Portal
  • 10-20-11 – Chorus Concert, Back Field, Snowday Singing, Teen Read-In, Teen Volunteer Fair, School Photos, Yearbook Fundraiser @ Turkeybowl, OT Fund for Wind Ensemble, OT Fund for AP Psych, Hiring Committee, Frisbee in the Halls, Grade Access from Home.
  • 10-13-11 – SAB, Teen Volunteer Fair, MICA Visit, Faylinda’s Art Exhibit, Terry Pratchett @ National Press Club, Lock-Down Drill Coming, Class of 2014 Haunted House, Mime Workshops/OT, How to Celebrate HBW 40th.
  • 10-6-11 – Teen Volunteer Fair, Italian Music Performance, Three Day Weekend, No Sweat Fundraiser, Fall Formal, Tri-M Club, Action Team Walk for ASpan, OT $ for Theorbo Player
  • 9-29-11 – Lower Field Work, Teen Activities Fair, Teen Author Panel, Backpacking Trip, Adopt-a-Highway, Special Calendars, Hiring Committee, Library Closure, Outside Teacher $ for Humanities, Halloween Dance, Fall Formal, Middle School Dances, Reserved Parking Spot, Outreach Program, Paint on Tree Near Entrance, Security Cameras
  • 9-15-11 – SAB, Astronomy Club, Back-to-School Night, No-Sweat Fundraiser, Frisbee Field, Special Calendars, Amnesty International Club, Science Fair Club, Outside Teacher Request, Locker Issues, Sports Bus Issues.
  • 9-8-11 – H20 for Life, Yearbook Orders, Frisbee Team, Special Parking Spot, Moment of Silence, Mural Hanging in Library, Chess Team, Adopt-a-Highway, Special Schedules, Importance of SAB

Minutes from 2010-11 School Year (On APS Google Drive – login required)

  • 6-16-11 – Stratford Butterfly Garden, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Arlington Community Foundation Youth Venture/Future Foreign Language Leaders, Room Committee, Hiring Committees, Prom & HBW Culture
  • 5-31-11 – SOL Tests, No Laptop Loans, Senior Scholarships, Room Committee, Town Meeting Theme Song/Chime
  • 5-26-11 – Spring Chorus Concert, Relay for Life Chocolate Bar Raffle, Senior Project Bathroom Murals, Outside Teacher $ for Drama, Day After Graduation Plans.
  • 5-19-11 – SAB End of Year Plans, Happy Birthday Mary S, Hiring Committee for MS English Teacher, H20 for Life 5K, Frisbee Girls and Guys won State Championships, made it into Frisbee Magazine and are Headed to East Coast Championships!, MS Math Teacher Hiring Committee, OT for College Essays, Senior Wall, HBW Quidditch Tournament, Junior Class Fundraiser BBQ, Pep Rally and the Culture of HBW
  • 5-12-11 – Ner Program for Student Drug Offenders, SOL Proctoring, Student Wins Awards, MS Dance for Japan, Earth Force Award, New Gifted Resource Teacher, Pep Rally, H2O for Life 5K, Hiring Committee for New English Teacher, HBW as Elite Liberal Arts School
  • 5-5-11 – Testing Time, Pep Rally, OT $, Mosaic in Lobby, Broken Swing
  • 4-28-11 – Allocation Results, ANGEL Relief for Japan, Black Box Show, AP Registration, Tornado Drill, H20 for Life, Debate Team, Pep Rally, HBW Athletic Field, Mosaic Design in Lobby
  • Allocation Town Meeting, 4-12-11 – All the nuts and bolts!
  • Allocation Subcommittee Mtg Notes, 4-7-11 – Building the base and options
  • 4-7-11 – SAB, Gifted Teacher Hiring, Middle School Dance for Japan
  • 4-5-11 – Emergency Town Meeting Called to Revise Early Release Schedule for Thursday.
  • 3-31-11 – Teacher Work Day Schedule, Meet with Students about Allocation, Start Allocation Early on Thursday, Hiring Committee for Gifted Position, OT $ for Glass Harpist, Ice Cream Truck Making Kids Late to Class.
  • 3-24-11 – Boy Gets Girl, YHB Tournament, Allocation
  • 3-17-11 – MS Mtg, International Tasters’ Dinner, H20 Dance, MS Writer’s Workshop, Arlington Teen Expo, Swedish Class Proposal, Magic Club, Greening of Front Lawn, Allocation Upcoming, Happy Birthday Ben!
  • 3-10-11 – SAB/Strategic Plan, International Tasters’ Dinner, New Textbook Adoption for Math, Allocation
  • 3-3-11 – Early Release, Invasive Plant Removal, Gavel, Music in the Schools Month, Frisbee, H20 Run, Artist Murals, H20 Dance, Allocation Process.
  • Addendum to 3-3-11 Mtg, Allocation Calendar
  • 2-24-11 – The Flies, HBW Apparel, Dropped Internet Connections, Schedule for 3/10, OT $ for YPT, Proxy for Admin, Evil Facebook Page
  • 2-17-11 – Circulation & Acorn, Frisbee Begins Again, Sophomore Event, Assassins.
  • 2-10-11 – SAB/Grading Scale, Staff Mtg Notes, Winter Semi-Formal, Thank You from Potomac Riverkeepers to YHB, Library Changes, TM Overflow, Roses Sale, Christian Fellowship Club, Soap for Haiti, Auditorium Balcony Mural, Sophomore Class Event (tabled).
  • 1-31-11 – Specially Called Town Meeting @ lunch to address scheduling issues created by snow-related closures last week. Cancelling TM to accommodate scheduling on Thursday and moving dance to accommodate shift in Musical dates.
  • 1-25-11 – Yearbook Orders, Guys and Dolls, Schedule Switch, TM Overflow, Theft at HBW, Polar Bear Plunge/NHS and other Crazies 🙂
  • Addendum to 1-25-11 Mtg – Options for Overflow of TM. Get ballot from Theresa or Dave, or print out here.
  • 1-20-11 – Staff Mtg, Art College Night, Yearbooks, Guys and Dolls, Flex Room, Schedule Next Week w/CRFs, School Board Member Abby Rafael, TM Overflow, Gym Floor Progress, Valuable Items & Theft.
  • 1-13-11 – New Staff, School Board Mtg & Grading Policy, World Music Elective, MS Chess Club, After-School Drama Productions, Award Books, Yearbook Orders, Parent Orientations, Gym, Scandinavian-American Club, TM Overflow, Personal Responsibility for $ Items.
  • 1-4-11 – SAB, Strategic Plan, Rafaela Flores Retirement, Library Survey, Grading Resolution, Winter Formal, More Strategic Plan, Vote or Discuss, Now or Later, Thanks to All for Efforts to Have Fun on 12/22.
  • Addendum to 1-4-11 Mtg – , Letter to School Board re: Proposed Grading Policy
  • 10-14-10 – Arlington County Community Energy Forum, Free Block Mtgs, Global Citizen Year, Halloween Double Block, No-Sweat Approval, Outside Teacher for 6th Gr, Class of 2014 Dance, Adjustments to Laptop Loan Policy, Veteran’s Day Dedication, Reinstatement of Motions, 8:20 Nomenclature.
  • 10-7-10 – SAB Election Results, Jay Mathews, Free Blocks, Hiking Trip, All the Great Books (abridged), Spanish Dance Performance, College Essay Editor, Outside Teacher/Discovery, Fall Formal, Laptop Loans, Cameras @ HBW, Officer Brian Ames.
  • 9-30-10 – SAB, Foreign Language Club, New Doors and Cameras, Laramie Project Auditions, Banned Books Week, HBW Institute of Peace, All the Great Books (abridged), Iraqi Orphans, Fall Hiking Trip, Middle School Free Blocks, APs and the Challenge Index, Scream on the Green, Tennis Club, MS Halloween Dance, Scatter Ball Club, Spirit Month, Outside Teacher Request for Music.
  • 9-16-10 – Early Release & Back-to-School Night next week, Astronomy Club, TAB Club, All The Great Books (Abridged) Play is Coming, Outreach Opportunity, Omnibus Motion — Free Blocks for MS, Black Box Concert, Spanish Dance Performance, Spanish Club, Lumberjack Club, Military Skeptics Society.
  • 9-9-10 – No-Sweat Committee, SAB Elections, Black Box Dance, Fire Drills, Lock-Down Drill, Cherrydale Library Hours, Saving Email Files, Laptop Loan Program, H2O for Life, Facebook TM Notes, Alternative Education Class, HBW Walk for the Homeless, Cereal Drive, Outside Teacher Request, Presence of Police Here.
  • 12-16-10 – SAB Technology Mtg, Staff Mtg, Library Survey, Snow Protocol, Black Box Concert with The Bluff, Grading Resolution, Paperwork Reduction, 8:20 Concerns. Tabled: Recycling/Environmental Club, Continuing Discussion on PM Block, Strategic Plan, Vote or Discuss, Now or Later.
  • 12-9-10 – SAB/Technology Board, Staff Mtgs, MS Dance, Holiday Fun Day, Science Mtg Friday Afternoon, Hiring Committee for Special Ed Assistant, Drive for Nicaragua, Candy Cane Gram, Switching TM/TA for 1st Week Back from Winter Break, Grading Policy & Committee, PM Block at 6 & 7, School Recycling/Environmental Club, 8:20s for 9th Gr, Paper with Scheduling.
  • 12-2-10 – SAB, Gym Floor, Program of Studies, MS Dance, MS Schedule & PM, Laramie Project, 12/22, H2O for Life Assembly & Dance, Knitting Club Bakesale, Reaffirm Chair’s Control of Points of Information/Order, Toys4Tots Drive, Chess Club, HBW Death Star, Strategic Plan
  • 11-18-10 – H2O for Life, Outreach Program, Pakistani Visitors, The Gym, Turkey Bowl, Clothing Swap, Yearbook Fundraiser, Gay/Straight Alliance, Yearbook Cover, Free Block Committee.
  • Addendum to 11-18  – MeetingReport of Free Block Committee
  • 11-4-10 – MS Mtg, Time Change, Yearbook Cover, Jazz Feast, Hiring Committee for Permanent Sub, TM Chimes, Security Lockdown, Outdoor Classroom
  • 10-28-10 – Staff Mtg, Guests From Pakistan, Lost and Found, Program of Studies, Teen Writer’s Cafe, TA/Club Pictures for Yearbook
  • 10-21-10 – Lost & Found, A-Span Walk, Instrumental Music Concert, Halloween Double Block, Dance Dance Motion, 8:20 Name, Students Dropping Electives for Music Trip, Cafeteria Food.

Minutes from 2009-10 School Year

(These have not been copied onto Google but hard copied are available in the library)

  • 6-17-10 – Staff Mtg, Science Hiring Committee, Relay for Life, Computer Files Go Bye-Bye, Omnibus Reform Movement: Posting AP Scores, Facebook TM Group, 7th & 8th Gr Free Blocks, Alternative Education Class, HBW Refurbish/Construction (Library, Auditorium, Gym), 8th Grade Open Campus
  • 6-10-10 – Library Materials Due, Late Busses Ending, Penultimate Tournament, Hiring Committees, Room Committee, Outside Teacher Money for Music, Music Open House, Astronomy Club, Going to the County Board About the Field.
  • 5-25-10  – (Tuesday)SAB included discussions of SmartBoard technology and drunk drivers after prom (this 2nd topic was also covered in a discussion, see bottom of notes. Technology Committee Mtg, Library Hours During Testing, Music Concerts, Mural Discussion.
  • 5-20-10 – Sort-of Staff Mtg, Hiring Committee Progress, Library/Laptop Impacts from SOLs, Scholarship Info, Lion/Witch/Wardrobe Opens!, Leadership Arlington Class, Retirement Celebration, Senior Wall, Yearbook Class, Room Use/Trailers.
  • 5-13-10 – Staff Mtg, Thanks to Students for Testing Patience, Frisbee to Buffalo!, Hiring for Social Studies and Teacher Vacancies Policies in General, Library Shut-Down Dates
  • 5-6-10 – TA Selection, Relay for Life, Turkey Bowl, Hiring Committees, Room Committee, Scholarship Committee, Jnr Class Fundraiser/Carwash, Library Shutdown, Trash
  • 4-29-10 – Staff Mtg Notes, Ava & Kathy Gust Letter, Social Action Works, New Gavel, County Board & Field, Frisbee Success, Turkey Bowl in the Spring, MS Dance, How to “Spread the Word” About Who We Are
  • 4-22-10 – Earth Day, Boston University speaker, Spanish Hiring Committee, Senior Auction, Allocation Evaluation, Trash on Soccer Field
  • Special TM to Approve Allocation – , 4/13/10
  • Addendum #1 to 4-13 mtg – , approved allocation
  • Addendum #2 to 4-13 mtg – , breakdown of positions lost
  • 4-8-10 – Gene’s Retirement, Allocation Work, Confederate History Month, APS Budget, Schedule Change, Allocation TM location, Senior Auction
  • 3-25-10 – FBLA Competition, Library Letter to County Board, Thanks for Donations, Arlington Idol, Barnes & Noble Fundraiser, Frozen Food, Outside Teacher $ for Discovery, Hiring Committees, Allocation
  • 3-18-10 – MS Mtg, Abby Raphael Response to Public Library Concerns, Earth Force & Green Expo, Thanks for Kleenex!, Computer Survey, Doodle for Google, Scholastic Art Winner, Outside Teacher for Band, Outside Teacher for Vocal Music, Allocation Discussion
  • 3-11-10 – School Board member visit, VA AG letter to colleges, Snow lottery, Claudia & Clara Goin’ to the Show!, Letter to County Board about Public Library funding, Hiring Committee for Asst Principal, H20 Spare Change Drive,
  • 11-12-09 – FBLA Fundraiser, Visiting Teachers from Pakistan, Clothing Swap, School-wide Picture, Fish Pond, Cultural Conversations, Students Having Food Delivered to School, School Dances
  • 11-4-09 – Taping of TM, HBW Application and Orientation period, Arlington Teens Website Opportunity, New Library Books, Lost & Found, Model UN, Volleyball Schedule, TM Notetaking, APS Budget, Fish Pond, Teacher of the Year & Tabled Discussion on Cultural Conversations.
  • 10-29-09 – New Cafeteria Manager, Spirit Month, Sunrise Orientation, Upcoming Budget Issues for APS, Westover Library Opening, Writer’s Cafe, Scream on the Green, FBLA Bulletin Board, Project ASK, Winter Clothing Drive, Berlin Wall Anniversary, Reflection Space/Spiritual Room & 5 tabled discussions.
  • 10-15-09 – Environmental Club, Equipment Loan Policy Revision, No-Sweat Budget, Fall Formal, Senior Wall Quote
  • Addendum to 10-15-09 meeting – No-Sweat Approved Budget Items
  • 10-8-09 – SAB Election Results, Philosophy & Practice Sign-up, Alt-Prom Committee, First Play of the Year, Songs Played by Seniors in the Morning, TM Assistance to Chair, Halloween Fundraiser by Seniors, Change in Equipment Policy, Censoring the Senior Walls.
  • 10-1-09 – SAB Elections, Read.gov, Philosophy & Practice Group, Backpacking Trip, Gardening Club & Horticultural Society, Hiring Committee for In-House Sub, MS Dance, Dinner Club, A-Span Walk, School Store and a bunch of tabled items.
  • 9-17-09 – AFAC Food Drive, TM Chair Recruitment, Upcoming Dances, Halloween & Turkeybowl Schedules, Computer Lab Guidelines, Outside Teacher Fund, SAB Election, Film Society, Model UN Club.
  • Addendum to 9/17/09 Mtg – Approved Tech Code
  • 9-10-09 – Staff Mtg notes, CATT service group, Library changes & info, where to find mtg notes, HB”W”, differing political views, Blackboard & Mozilla, Frisbee, food donations to AFAC, early release/holiday schedules, computer labs, Tuesday Society, Computer Issues.
  • Addendum to 3-11 mtg – Draft letter to County Board
  • 3-4-10 – Staff Mtg, Scheduling Committee, Doodle for Google, Lower Field, Cape of Order, Suited for Change, Dance for Class of 2013, Senior Class Apparel, Allocation Committee, Churchill HS, AP Psych, Senior Dance in April.
  • 2-24-10 – MS Mtg, Scheduling Committee, Doodle for Google, Lower Field, H20 for Life Dance & Walk, Apparel Design, Core+, Budget Issues for Next Year (and a number of tabled discussions for people who were not present)
  • 2-18-10 – SAB, Staff Mtg, African American Poetry Read-In, Visiting Guest, Arlington Car-Free Diet Skeptic Program, Ski Trip Canceled, Upcoming Scheduling Committee Mtg, Hearts for Haiti Fundraiser Still On, Make-Up Snow Days, Frisbee Starting, Haiti Fundraiser Pool, Dance Form, Glee Club, Core+, Churchill HS & Cheating, Challenge Index, AP Psych
  • 2-4-10 – Lost & Found, CRFs, Frisbee, Shovelling Snow, Haiti Relief Dinner, Dance Form, H20 for Life, Hearts for Haiti, Penny War, 40th Birthday, Core+, Churchill HS, Challenge Index, AP Psych
  • 1-26-10 – Upcoming Club and Committee Mtgs, Doorways Donations, Course Request Sequence Beginning for Next Year, Suited for Change Donations, “Is HBW Alternative Enough”
  • 1-21-10 – Award Books, Facebook Voting, Kirsten Wrote a Book, Millie Opens, Course Request Schedule, Scheduling Committee, HBW’s 40th Birthday
  • 1-14-10 – SAB, Tour Guide Thanks, Lottery, Scheduling Committee, ASPAN Fundraiser, Millie Tickets, Hiring Committee, Outside Teachers, VIP Parking, Computer Club, Calendar Committee, Make-Ups for Special Events, Budget Issues and Printing, Haiti Relief, Podcasting
  • 1-7-10 – Settlers of Catan, Writer’s Cafe, Philosophy & Practice, Alice, Social Committee, Scheduling Committee, Discovery, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Freshman Bulletin Board, TM Cancelling Classes, Freedom w/Responsibility and Verbum Sap Sat
  • 12-17-09 – Staff Mtg, Fish are Staying, PSATs, CBL Bake Sale, Make-up Picture Day, Bulletin Board Availability, Turkey Bowl, TA Time and Tuesday’s Schedule, Exploratory Course Fair, Block Scheduling, Dance Committee, Philosophy & Practice
  • 12-10-09 – SAB, Dr. Murphy Visits, HBW Orientations, Fish Pond, English Elective Sign-Ups, New Books, Writer’s Cafe, Philosophy & Practice Overview, Faculty Art Show, Laptop Loan Guidelines, National Business Society, H20 for Life, Junior Class Board, TA gift for 12/23, By-Law Change: Chair, Turkey Bowl, Minority Outreach. Tabled: ACC Board, Dance Committee, Block Scheduling, Exploratory Course Fair, Philosophy & Practice “How alternative are we?”
  • 11-19-09 – HBW Orientation, English Electives, Non-Seniors Doing Announcements, NHS Bulletin Board, Fish Pond
  • Addendum to 11-19 –  meeting, fish pond duties

Minutes from 2008-09 School Year

(These have not been copied onto Google but hard copied are available in the library)

  • 6-11-09 – Staff Mtg, Hiring Committees, Business Honor Society, Arl Pub Libraries this Summer, Frisbee Battle Tuesday, Senior Wall, Break Dancing from Outside Teacher, Where to Put the “Seat of Social Justice”, Computer Labs, Representative TM
  • 6-4-09 – Hiring Committees, Seat for Social Justice Presentation, HBW Honey, Library Circulation, Randy’s Retirement, Senior Projects, Prom, Assassins, Moving Outside Teaching Center, All Committees Created by TM Announced, TM Notes Read at Class Mtgs, Red Bulletin Boards, What Does TM Do?, Where to Put New Social Justice Seat?
  • 5-26-09 – Staff Mtg, Toothbrush & Toothpaste Drive, Room Committee Proposal, Computer Lab Re-Naming Committee Proposal, TM Notes @ Staff Mtg, Black Box Show, SOL Schedule, What Does TM Do?
  • 5-14-09 – Robin Hood, Arena Scheduling Schedule, Pep Rally, By-law Change for Tabled Motions, Room Committee, Reserved Parking Request, Hiring Committee, Outside Teacher Request, Reconsider EAP, Activity Bus, Tabled Motions, Neighbor Letter About Trash.
  • 5-7-09 – Staff Mtg notes, English Teacher Hire, International Night Dinner, Outside Teacher, Hiring Committee, End of Library Circulation, Scholarship Committee, Tabled Issues, Laptop Circulation, HS Computer Lab, Reconsider EAP, Activity Bus.
  • 4-23-09 – Overcrowded Schools, English Hiring Committee, Tree Planting, Jumpathon, Extra Allocation Vote, Junior Dance
  • 4-19-09 – AP Registration, Library Lost & Found, English Hiring Committee, Tree Planting, Extra Allocation, Moving April EAP, Frisbee Pep Rally, Cafeteria Food.
  • 4-2-09 – Stf Mtg, TA Selection, Cappies, New Books, Penny War, Outside Teacher, 8th Gr TA Mixer, HS Dance Benefit, Hiring Committee, Additional Allocation, Late Work Policies.
  • 3-24-09 – Frisbee Team success, Music Trip, Allocation
  • 3-19-09 – Two Staff Mtgs, Congrats to Science Fair, Prom Dresses, Job Fair, MS Dance, Senior/Charity Fundraiser, International Taster’s Choice, Announcements & Calendar, No Late Work
  • 2-26-09 – MS Mtg, no Medallion in Library Couch, UTBU Performance
  • 2-19-09 – Posting Staff Mtg Notes on Blackboard, Stratford Integration Event, Collecting Driver’s Info, Absences and Attendance-taking
  • 2-12-09 – Special TM during EAP for time-sensitive motion: EAP, Staff Mtg next week, Twilight Poster raffle, Senior Dance moved, Parking Issues
  • 2-5-09 – Twilight Poster Raffle, Award Books, Upcoming EAP, More discussion on AP/Advanced/Honor/Regular classes and how to help struggling students, What our name is

The old website has the minutes dating back to 6/7/2007 – We will lose access to the old website 8/1/2016