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Dr. Ronald Wilcox - Year One Report
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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Year One – Accomplishments


ü Establish Committees

ü Kept within 2016-2017 budget – had a surplus

ü Developed and balanced budget for 2017-2018

ü Purchased activity bus

ü Purchased two extra buses

ü Completed the solar farm project

ü Contracted to move old house at Brunson

ü Installed canopies

ü Roof repairs – High School, Hampton Elementary, Fennell Elementary & Varnville Elementary

ü Air conditioner repairs – High School & Hampton Elementary

ü All insurance projects from Hurricane addressed

ü High School – Painting, curtains, tile gym floor, outside painting & bleachers

ü Fence painted at High School

ü Baseball complex renovated

ü New early college high school

ü Central Office painted

ü New parking lot at Central Office

ü Purchased adjoin property at Central Office for Central Technology Center

ü Implemented on-line testing

ü Procured & installed $261,000 worth of Laptop computers for students

ü Held an administrative retreat for administrators

ü Purchased three generators for schools

ü Established an Education Foundation Fund and began fund raising

ü Purchased a scissor lift and trailer to haul it on

ü Operated with an open-door policy

ü Developed over-all facility plan

ü Developed goals for the year

ü Developed a strategic plan

ü Developed a curriculum guide k-12

ü Hired a principal for Ben Hazel

ü Opened and operated a shelter for Hurricane Matthew

ü Developed one year facility goals

ü Re-worked gym floors

Ø Brunson

Ø Fennell

Ø High Scholl

ü Cleared lot at Central Office

ü New tile floor at Ben Hazel

ü New roofs

Ø Fennell Fine Arts building

Ø Maintenance building at High School

Ø Baseball dugouts & concession

Ø Brown storage building at High School

ü Developed test score improvement plans

ü Re-structured Central Office

ü Developed Logo

ü Developed Friday Report

ü Implementing computerized personnel procedures

ü Developed magnet school plan for Fennell

ü Band Uniforms

ü Adult Ed Center opened

ü Split alternative schools

ü Expanded early child leadership program at Fennell

ü Created an organizational chart

ü Expanded summer programs to include invention support for K-12

ü Implemented summer enrichment programs to include STEM Camp, Gifted and Talented STEAM Camp, and Jump Start Spanish Camp

ü Received 21st Century Community Learning Grants for afterschool to include K-12 and summer school

ü Started Dental Program for restorative services

ü Purchased Moby Max computer assisted software for K-8 and U.S. Test prep for 7-12

ü Expanded Career and Technology opportunities to include auto mechanics and fire fighting

ü Created and implemented reading plan for improvements in curriculum, instructing and assessment

ü Purchased Fountas & Pinnell resource kits for reading

ü Renovated track field

ü Replaced some cafeteria equipment

ü Implemented cursive writing

ü Implemented calculating caterpillar program

ü Made Application to FEMA Fund for $375,000

ü Applied for $125,000 Grant for Track

ü Excepted Building by Murdaugh Law Firm