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Upcoming 2019-20 Meetings

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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.

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 […] […]

September 8, 2016 Board of Ed Workshop Meeting Recap

Bittersweet: my last Back-to-School Speak Up Summit post. For those of you new to the district, or who have not yet done so, please “like” the Speak Up Summit Facebook page for regular school updates, and click the “donate” button at the top to make your donation for the 2016-17 school year. The page is where you […] […]

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 […] […]

Annual Speak Up Summit “State of the District” Meeting January 23

Superintendent June Chang and Asst. Super Julie Glazer will discuss key education issues in Summit in an informal, interactive environment Join school district officials, board of education members, and community leaders on Saturday morning, January 23, 2016 at the Summit Elks Lodge, 40 Maple Street in Summit, to discuss news and information that are impacting […] […]

Tuition Based FDK Approved for 2016-17 School Year

At its November 19, 2015 meeting, the Summit Board of Education approved a tuition-based Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK) program for 2016-17, with a tuition of $7,175 per year—an increase of 2.5 percent over the current rate. Board members Celia Colbert, David Dietze, Debra McCann and Katherine Kalin voted in favor of the program, while James Freeman, […] […]

October 2015 BOE Workshop Meeting Recap

Main takeaways from last night’s October 2015 Board of Education Workshop? A lot more still has to be discussed and decided. Full-day kindergarten: The district’s $5,000 investment toward the $25,000 that funded a study of last year’s FDK students was inconclusive. A study of 40 students (less, actually, because some dropped out) cannot provide the […] […]

Speak Up Summit Meeting Notes- May 19, 2015

Minutes from May 19, 2015 Speak Up Summit meeting. This is from two weeks ago, but was never posted! It has been amended with any updated news. The final meeting of the 2014-15 school year! In attendance: Melanie Wilson, Celia Colbert, Nora Radest, Lori Leiter, Phil Eisner, Andrea Stein, Kathy Clark, Terese Usme, Luz Bazalar, […] […]

April 2015 Meetings

The longest post ever. I dare you to read it all and then prove that you did!!! April Meetings Summary This ridiculously long blog post will summarize things that happened at three separate meetings that you may not have heard about somewhere else: the Board of Ed workshop on April 16, the Speak Up Summit meeting […] […]

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 […] […]