PODCAST: October 4th Headlines & Highlights from the Week

I squeezed this one in from the car between dinner and running kids to activities. Because that’s how life is as a mom, wife, and full-time employee. You get it done when and where you can, so here are my reflections from the past week: Make sure to exercise your right to vote on NovemberContinue reading “PODCAST: October 4th Headlines & Highlights from the Week”

PODCAST: Updates from the week and the September 27th WCASD School Board Meeting

So many things to share! It has been a busy week and appreciate everyone’s continued encouragement and support… First, thank you to everyone who listened to my last podcast. I hope you enjoy this next installment where I give an update on my son and elaborate on layered mitigations and why universal mask mandates doContinue reading “PODCAST: Updates from the week and the September 27th WCASD School Board Meeting”

*** Meeting Alert: Monday, September 27th, 7pm at Fugett Middle School Auditorium ***

Now that the “back to school” dust has started to settle a lot of people have been asking “when is the next meeting?” So some of our parents have gotten creative and are spreading the word one back windshield at a time! I thought this was so amazing and so simple I decided to joinContinue reading “*** Meeting Alert: Monday, September 27th, 7pm at Fugett Middle School Auditorium ***”

This Week In Review, 9/18/2021

It has been a BUSY week, full of fall activities and lots happening on the election front. As many of you may now know, we have a new candidate in Region 3, write-in candidate Anita Edgarian. I am personally thrilled to have another mom join our efforts to put the students, families and teachers ofContinue reading “This Week In Review, 9/18/2021”

From America First to Students First…

There are so many things going on right now in the world, and our community, it is hard to know where to start. I debated even doing a post tonight, with so many in our community bailing out from this week’s flooding. It certainly seems like the roller coaster never ends. But the words IContinue reading “From America First to Students First…”

Mom Panel: #TheOverlooked

This week I was invited to join two incredible moms – Isis Spann and Torlecia Bates – to tell our stories of pandemic learning and how we are part of The Movers, The Missed, and The Muted that represent #TheOverlooked. I hope you will take the time to listen to the entire segment, but ifContinue reading “Mom Panel: #TheOverlooked”

NEWS ALERT: Meet #TheOverlooked

Meet #TheOverlooked – 11.3 million “Movers,” “Missed” and “Muted” students who did not have access to the learning options they needed during COVID-19.  https://www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org/learning/meet-the-overlooked New analysis from Bellwether Education Partners and the Walton Family Foundation paints a picture of the experience of 11.3 million students whose preferences and needs went unmet in the 2020-2021 schoolContinue reading “NEWS ALERT: Meet #TheOverlooked”

Welcome Back Students & Teachers!

Summer truly was a blink of the eye and here we go again! Back to school IN PERSON for the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. We saw many other families and teachers this morning, and it was everything to see everyone’s smiling faces happy to be back. I have high hopes for this year…Continue reading “Welcome Back Students & Teachers!”

WCASD Meeting Instructions for Monday, August 23rd

Community members who want to make public comments at school board meetings must register by 12 noon the day of the meeting. Agendas will be posted on the district website at least 24 hours in advance of each meeting. Meetings will be live-streamed on the WCASD YouTube Channel. August 23Property & Finance Committee – 6:00 p.m. ViewContinue reading “WCASD Meeting Instructions for Monday, August 23rd”

Monday, August 16th: REVISED instructions to watch or make a public comment at the Education and Pupil Services Committees and WHAT EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE REVISED HEALTH AND SAFETY PLAN

Thank you to all the concerned citizens who reached out to the West Chester Area School District regarding how to view versus make a comment in the August committee & general board meetings. Below is a copy of the revised instructions, including the links to the meeting agendas and how to register for public comment.Continue reading “Monday, August 16th: REVISED instructions to watch or make a public comment at the Education and Pupil Services Committees and WHAT EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE REVISED HEALTH AND SAFETY PLAN”