At our last meeting on November 20, 2019, the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD) Board:
Heard from Michelle Baker, Director of Finance & Operations, who gave a presentation that focused on historical budget data as well as some projections.
Heard the Student Representatives’ Report.
Had a brief discussion and check-in regarding the timing and scope of the bond.
The Board took action on the four (4) items below:
Approved the following items as part of the consent agenda: Approve: Minutes of 11/13/19; Accept: Voucher 1115 equaling $118,055.47
Voted against having all HUUSD 7th and 8th graders attend Crossett Brook Middle School next year.
Adopted: No students in the initial first year of IDC for school year 2020-21 will be approved in grade 7 or 8. Those students in year 2 and beyond will continue in their existing placement, with limited exceptions as identified by th...
At our last meeting on November 13, 2019, the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD):
Board had an extended Q&A and Public Comment session to address the public’s questions on the Board’s PreK - 12 planning. Information on the PreK-12 planning work and process can be found here: https://huusd.org/prek-12-bond-plan
Ron Smith and Miranda McDonald from RHR Smith & Company presented their auditor’s report and answered questions from board members.
Board postponed discussion and decision on this proposed motion to the 11/20 meeting: Move to accept the administrative team’s recommendation to move all 7th and 8th grade students to Crossett Brook Middle School for the 2020-21 school year.
The Board took action on the six (6) items below:
Approved the following items as part of the consent agenda: Approve: Minutes of 11/5/19; Approve: Policy Committee Minutes of 11/4/19; Accept: Voucher 1103...
At our last meeting on November 5, 2019, the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD):
Attorney Ed Adrian offered his legal opinion and answered board members’ questions regarding the board’s rights, responsibilities, and limitations under the law and its Articles of Agreement regarding the district redesign.
Board members shared reflections on the effects of school closure on students, as well as on the broader social and economic fabric of district towns, including possible loss or gain of students and families. Information on the PreK-12 planning work and process can be found here: https://huusd.org/prek-12-bond-plan.
Board members discussed the PreK-12 planning questions and answers that were provided in the board packet as well as shared reflections on the administration’s proposal to combine all 7th and 8th graders at CBMS next year (2020-2021), which will be voted on next week.