Carry forward budget for 2019-20 presented by superintendent; situation looks better than past years

A year ago, in presenting the carry forward budget for the current 2018-19 school year, Superintendent Susan Swartz noted that the gap between expected costs and revenue was $1.3 million. That kind of gap has become common at many school districts in these years of state property tax caps and limited state aid increases. The …

Why would you consider cutting back on kindergarten?

COMMENT: I just read over the school budget cut proposals from last night’s BOE meeting.  I cannot believe the school district is considering half day Kindergarten.  That is a big step in the wrong direction!  While none of the options were good ones, that to me is the worst.  There is so much more children …

“Roll over” 2018-19 budget presented to the Board of Education

The clear majority of the 2018-19 budget proposal is for staffing – the folks on the front lines who work with 2,500 students every day, who clean the buildings, who drive students to school and who oversee the organization. Superintendent Susan Swartz, in presenting the “roll over” budget last evening, told the Board of Education …

I found out at 5 p.m. via a friend posting on Facebook that there were school district elections yesterday. I did not have time to research candidates, get home from work, and make it to a polling location by that point in the day.

COMMENT: I found out at 5 p.m. via a friend posting on Facebook that there were school district elections yesterday. I did not have time to research candidates, get home from work, and make it to a polling location by that point in the day. I am concerned that I had no notice about this election, …

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