Visit to Gull Lake Community Schools

I was fortunate enough to attend the visit to Gull Lake Community Schools on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 with Dr. Davis, Board member George Seifert, Board member Richard Lindsey, Jr., Board member Bill DeSmet, Walter’s principal Paul Holbrook, Hughes Principal Matt Lefebvre, 1st grade Walter’s teacher Marcie Hydrick, and Hughes 3rd grade teacher Deb Veale.  […]

Why? and Why Now?

Here are the reasons given last night at the school board meeting last night as to why the elementary schools should be restructured.  I am not sure if the actual power point presentation will eventually be published but, with less than 30 days before the board has to take action I don’t want to chance […]

Mark your calendars! It is time….again……

The Board of Education will be rapidly exploring the elementary school reconfiguration we were told would be held off until the 2015/2016 school year.  Please come to the School Board meeting on Monday February 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. to get all the information and hear Dr. Davis’s proposal.  It is crucial that as parents […]

More data for your consideration

Here is more data to take into consideration when looking at a reconfiguration for our elementary schools.  This data shows student numbers in the years following a reconfiguration for Coldwater and Eaton Rapids.  The Marshall numbers are presented to show trends over the years. Marshall graph-Marshall graph Marshall FTE summary-Marshall spreadsheet FTE Summary-Coldwater spreadsheet Eaton […]