Board Matters: Board Leadership for 2020, Communications Audit, MacArthur and High School Project Updates 

cindy anderson and veronica nolan

As the first meeting in the new year, this was the meeting where the Board was required to vote on their leadership for 2020. The Board also heard from the communications auditor and received updates on both the panel of experts for the High School Project and the new build for Douglas MacArthur Elementary School.

Board Matters: Superintendent Proposes Ten-Year Vision for Equitable, Safe, Modern Facilities; Plus All the New Enrollment Numbers

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Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. presented a ten-year vision for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget that builds capacity across all grade levels, increases safety and security, modernizes facilities for the 21st century, and ensures equitable investment across all schools.

Board Matters: Swing Space, MacArthur Modernization, and Future Capital Priorities

group of children on a giant swing

This was a week where capital projects were high on the list for discussion. The School Board and City Council met to discuss capital project priorities for the next ten years, while the School Board dug into updates on the swing space project and the modernization of Douglas MacArthur Elementary School.