This school year, we know what to expect. We have been here before but now with better information about how COVD-19 spreads and what mitigation measures are needed. We are following the science and listening to experts so we can ensure that our students and staff are protected from this invisible threat when they come to school.
The HCSD Board of Education has started a search for a new Superintendent of Schools. Parents, students, staff and the community are invited to provide input that will be considered by the Board during the search process. The survey will be open until Friday, September 3, 2021.
On June 15, 2021, the HCSD Board of Education accepted Dr. Maria Lagana Suttmeier’s formal notification of her intent to retire at the end of this calendar year.
This year was not easy and difficult decisions were made, but our common goal kept us moving forward. We must keep looking ahead and working together to keep students safe and learning through the end of June, during summer school and into next school year.
The 2021-22 budget proposal will go before district voters next Tuesday, May 18, 2021. The goal of this column is to help you be an informed voter.
Budget development is a complex process that aims to strengthen our schools while remaining fiscally responsible for our taxpayers. Each budget year has its own challenges and this year is no exception. In fact, the budget development for the 2021-22 school year might be our most challenging yet.