Category: WSSD

Representation

At the school board meeting this week, a parent complained about two books in the school library. Both books are by LGBT authors of color. Several speakers that followed spoke in response about the many reasons for supporting LGBT youth in our community. And part of that support […]

WSSD School Board Meeting, 25 October, 2021

The school board held its regularly scheduled meeting on October 25th. The video is available on Youtube and the agenda is available on Board Docs. Reports The student representative’s report mentioned the fall festivals and other activities, but largely focused on conversations with Superintendent Marseille. They discussed changes […]

Can You Help With a Bake Sale?

The last time the NPE PTO ran a bake sale on Election Day, it was a fantastic fundraiser for the school. They’re looking to do it again this year on November 2nd at NPE, and it looks like there’s still a need for help. I can’t find a […]

Today’s Community Events and More

There are two events this evening of interest to the community. At 5:30, Superintendent Wagner is holding his last community conversation (at least for this round of them), at NPE. Anyone is welcome, and the weather looks like it’ll be nice for it. I believe its at the […]

WSSD School Board Meeting, October 11th

The school board held its regular meeting on October 11th. The short meeting is available on Youtube, and the agenda is available on Board Docs. Student Representative Report Its homecoming week with a football game and dance. The middle school has 36 different clubs available for students from […]

WSSD School Board, 27 Sept. 2021

The Wallingford Swarthmore School District held its regular meeting tonight. Its available on Youtube and at 50 minutes is one of the shortest. The agenda is available on Board Docs. Student Report The student report covered the first month of school. Band night on the 24th was a […]

Covid Stops Bus 21

WSSD has sent out an email this morning that there will be no Bus 21. Due to the number of Covid cases among transportation workers, they have run out of bus drivers and have been unable to secure a replacement. In other school Covid news, the Economist had […]

Covid Update from the DelCo Times

The DelCo Times has a short article today highlighting the rise in cases among the young. The numbers don’t look good. The positivity rate has risen from 6.3% to 6.8%, the incident rate is 117 per 100k, although the article doesn’t give the units for this number. 117 […]

WSSD School Board, 13 Sept. 2021

The WSSD school board held its regularly scheduled meeting. The video is available on Youtube, and the agenda is available on BoardDocs. Student and Superintendent Reports The board received its first student report of the year, largely covering the start to the school year at each of the […]