Category: WSSD

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 […]

WSSD Board Meeting Dec 14, 2020

The school board held its last meeting of 2020. An email went out on Monday moving Strath Haven Middle and High Schools online until the break. The schools reached the Covid thresholds set by the state for schools of their size (4 for the middle school, 6 for […]

Taxes after the re-assessment

Last year, the county performed a court-ordered re-assessment of all property values. This year, all taxing entities have to reset the millage rates so that the revenue they bring in remains unchanged (but they can still increase taxes after that). The county and township have posted their preliminary […]

WSSD 2020 reorganization

The Wallingford-Swarthmore School Board held their reorganization meeting online again, the video is on their Youtube channel here. Officers are a continuation from 2020: David Grande as president, Kelly Wachtman as vice-president and Michele Downie as assistant board secretary. Board committee appointments are listed here. Out of district […]