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Upcoming 2019-20 Meetings

Sept. 17
Oct. 22
Nov 26
Jan 21
Feb 18
March 17
April 21
May 12

Regular meetings held at The Hickcok Meeting Room, Summit Public Library, 9:15 a.m.

BOSE Budget Approval Meeting Notes

Thanks to TAP for a great recap of last night’s BOSE meeting, where next year’s near $70 million budget for our school district was approved. Kudos to Summit Mayor Nora Radest for continually standing up for the students and our district’s desire to not merely sustain, but to excel. Thank you also to Board President […] […]

March 22, 2016 SUS Regular Meeting Notes

At the regular monthly March SUS meeting all schools were represented except for Franklin and Lincoln-Hubbard. We really do need to find a L-H rep…so speak to a board member or to me if you know of someone who might be interested. With nothing “huge and pressing” on the district right now, we talked mostly […] […]

Impact of School Budget on Property Values

By Meghan Terry I attended the special budget meeting held March 7, 2016 at Wilson, and while I was not able to organize my thoughts sufficiently to speak at the meeting, I would like to share them with you now. First off, I join the rest of the community in applauding the BOE’s remarkable efforts to find […] […]

Board of School Estimate Meeting Notes

Some highlights of tonight’s Board of School Estimate and Board of Education meetings. What is out: Instructional Facilitator/Literacy Coaches at SHS and elementary school for a savings of $170,000. (Mayor Nora Radest remarked that she was particularly concerned about this cut, considering the increased enrollment and subsequent tax on teacher’s availability. She said that, through […] […]

SUS Mentioned in TAP Re: Special Budget Meeting

Here is our contribution to last night’s meeting, from TAP. “Melanie Wilson of Speak Up Summit said, when attending focus group meetings, she had been impressed with the balance between providing quality education and fiscal responsibility and with the actions in reducing health benefit costs. However she added that what Poles said was 100 percent […] […]

Special BOE Budget Meeting Report

At tonight’s special Board of Ed meeting the BOE agreed unanimously to approve a preliminary budget that is basically flat. Sure, it looks like there is a 1.95 percent increase, but that increase is virtually eaten up entirely by increased health insurance costs. The Summit Principal’s Association was out in full force, and while they commended […] […]