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Upcoming 2019-20 Meetings

Sept. 17
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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.

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 […] […]

BOE Meeting Notes- June 18, 2015

Take-away thoughts from the June 18, 2015 Board of Ed meeting: Now more than ever, it is critical to ensure that the makeup of our Board of Education is reflective of the makeup of our school district because some of our sub-groups who are not represented on the board are not necessarily armed with all […] […]

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 […] […]

March Speak Up Summit Meeting Notes

Great March 2015 meeting; it was the first meeting attended by new Superintendent June Chang. In attendance: Melanie Wilson, June Chang, Beth Dorer, Kathy Clark, Phil Eisner, Lori Leiter, Torie Bligh, Serena Healy, Kristen Pierotti, Laura Schaffer, Laura Coburn, Tere Usme, Luz Bazalar, Maureen Alviderez, Donna Miller, Karen Greco, Celia Colbert, Lisa Colbert, Debbie Chang We talked extensively about the district focus area surveys and the first follow-up meeting that was held at Summit […] […]

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- February 2015

Our February 24, 2015 Speak Up Summit meeting was very well attended, with representatives from all schools present, as well as the board of ed, the administration and the community at large. “Summit parents are being sane, rational, and reasonable.” That is the sentiment that prevailed at the meeting in regard to the reaction of […] […]

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 […] […]