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Upcoming 2018-19 Meetings

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March 19
April 23
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Regular meetings held at The Hickcok Meeting Room, Summit Public Library, 9:15 a.m.

Bad Medicine and Frappuccinos. Final.

Instead of keep reviewing the concerns about the proposed calendar, like sports and the NJEA convention, I would like to make my position clear: I don’t like the idea of starting before Labor Day either. But even if I don’t like that idea, it doesn’t seem so unreasonable to consider building in more snow days, […] […]

Bad Medicine and Frappucinos. Part A

School is in session! Hope your transition from leisure to full schedule has been smooth despite the heat. It’s no secret that over the last couple of weeks parents have been commenting about the proposed changes in the school calendar. There are many concerns about the consequences this change will bring and some arguments about […] […]

BOE Workshop Meeting 10/13/16 Notes

If you plan on tuning in to last night’s Board of Education workshop when it airs next week to view another drawn-out discussion on the pros and cons of our existing full-day kindergarten program, free universal FDK, or no program at all, you are advised not to bother making the Jiffy Pop. The meeting opened […] […]

Speak Up Summit May 24, 2016 Meeting Notes

At the last meeting of the 2015-16 school year, we elected our new board and school reps for next year and chose our meeting dates. Executive Board Melanie Wilson, president Laura Coburn, vice-president Teresa Usme, treasurer Luz Bazalar, corresponding secretary Board of Directors Phil Eisner Andrea Stein Paola Acosta School Representatives Summit High School Laura Coburn Laura Schaffer LCJSMS […] […]

State of the District 2016 Meeting Video & News Coverage

You can also read TAP into Summit’s article about the meeting at this link. […]

January 12, 2016 regular monthly Speak Up Summit meeting recap

In attendance: Melanie Wilson, Laura Coburn, Andrea Stein, Lisa Campbell, Meghan Terry, Serena Healy, Kathy Clark, Terese Usme, Luz Bazalar, Paola Acosta, Celia Colbert, Torie Bligh and Patty Schneider-Smith At the very start of the meeting, the email came through confirming that Stacy Grimaldi was named officially as the principal of SHS, and we were all happy about that. We discussed logistics for the upcoming State of the […] […]

BOE Meeting Notes- March 12, 2015

Great discussions at tonight’s BOE meeting. Most lively discussion involved PARCC testing. Up until today, only 13 students “refused” the test, but today 31 high schoolers refused. This had to do with the fact that some sophomores and juniors missed AP classes. Students who were scheduled for the math class, for example, in the morning […] […]

Speak Up Summit Meeting Notes- January 2015

Delayed recap of Speak Up Summit meeting on January 20. We had 11 people in attendance, including reps from Washington, Jefferson, SHS, Lincoln-Hubbard, the Board of Ed, and the Administration. First topic was the teacher contract negotiations. Several teachers have been asking parents for support, particularly asking them to speak up for the teachers at the […] […]