Category: WSSD

School Roundtable on Race

Last week the DelCo Times had an article about a roundtable discussion on racism in schools hosted by state Sen. Tim Kearney. The article quotes Colin Woodland of Strath Haven high school about the recent Black Lives Matter Day. “It felt like they were scared of controversy,” Woodland […]

Candidate List for May 2021 Primary

The Delaware County Bureau of Elections has posted their unofficial list of candidates running in the primary on May 18th. The last day to register to vote in the May primary (or switch parties to vote in a primary) is May 3rd. You can register to vote online […]

WSSD Board Meeting Notes, 22 March 2021

The video of the relatively short board meeting is located on Youtube here and the agenda is available on Board Docs here. Opening Announcements Both the board president and superintendent highlighted the need for people to behave responsibly over spring break. They also highlighted the return to 4.5 […]

WSSD Board Meeting Notes Mar 8, 2021

The WSSD held its usual meeting last night. The meeting can be found on Youtube here, and the agenda and documents can be found in board notes online here. Both focus topics concerned the plans to return to full in-person education for all students currently attending as part […]

The Fog of School

Tonight the school board will discuss plans to return many more students to the classroom. Before that starts we should review the current round of return for elementary school students. In February when the board was discussing the return for elementary school students, it was pointed out that […]

WSSD Board Notes Feb 22nd

The board’s primary focus was on the plan to bring elementary school students back for 4.5 days a week learning. The video is available here. The student reps report primarily covered activities regarding Black History Month and Black Lives Matter. All schools are participating in learning about black […]

WSSD School Board Notes Feb 8th

The school board meeting this week had two major topics – the elementary school re-opening plan and the preliminary 2021-2022 budget. I have not finished listening to the called in comments the board read until after midnight last night – the meeting is over 5 hours long. General […]

WSSD School Board Meeting Notes Jan 25

The meeting video is available on Youtube here and the meeting agenda is available in the usual place on the school website. Tickets are (or will soon) be available for SRS and WES bingo nights NPE students in grades 3-5 have opportunities to participate in virtual clubs (3-5, […]

WSSD Board Meeting, Jan 11th, 2020

The school board meeting this week covered two focus topics – changing the high school schedule for the period starting Jan 25 and a first draft of the 2021-2022 school calendar. The full video is available on Youtube here. The student representative covered upcoming MLK Day related service […]