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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.

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 […] […]

2016 School Budget Concerns

We have a potential budget situation on hand. Speak Up Summit could not attend the workshop meeting on March 11th…so I am not reporting 100 percent of the facts. But as I understand it, we may be in danger of having to CUT $800-900,000 from the budget!! This makes no sense. If you consider that […] […]

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 […] […]