There hasn’t been a lot of activity to post on lately. Fortunately, despite some ongoing traffic challenges, the school year appears to have gotten off to a pretty good start. If you go to Chinn Elementary, it sounds like the construction on 72nd street is going to get more complicated and take more time than expected.
School Start Time Advisory Committee (SSTAC)
If you’re interested in the future of start times, it’s time to start paying attention. As mentioned in the past, we don’t have a big concern on the outcomes.
On Monday there was another SSTAC meeting. Here’s the link to the entire presentation.
At this point in the process, the committee is starting to draft start time options. They’re starting with 18 or so options, then will narrow them down to a few that will go out for public comment.
Here’s a couple examples of the work products that are being put together. One shows a three start time scenario. The other shows a four start time scenario. I doubt the four time scenarios will make it far, but it shows the type of thought processes that are going into this.
One of the scenarios below would reduce 16 drivers. The other would cut drivers by 35.
The next SSTAC meeting is September 23, then things will go out to the public on October 1.
There is a lot of good information from each of the meetings on the Park Hill Listens website. If your interested in the outcomes of this process, read the info, and go to the next meeting. All are open to the public.
September 12 Board meeting
There’s also a regular Board of Education meeting this week. Similar to the last meeting, there’s not much heavy material for the agenda.
There is an interesting presentation on nutrition programs.
There’s also a review of how well the district thinks they communicate with the public.