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@informedmom says - "and about 50 people would of been right there"
It should be "have" instead of "of". This is the same typo that was made in the email supposedly sent from an email account belonging to an A. Biggs. Coincidence? Maybe. But if so, it's a fairly fishy smelling coincidence in my book!
As for the rest of your comment, you truly are unaware of the truth and it's kind of pathetic. You are reading stories, and believing them as gospel. And it appears where you go for these stories is Facebook. Where people like H. S. Johnson dream things up and throw them out there, just to see where they end up. I'm sure he gets big jollies seeing his stories repeated again and again as truth. Then H. Matthews (Samuel Adams, JonathonCampbell, East Valley News Net) adds to the drama by perpetuating the fairytales on his "news site" and it becomes even more hilarious!
Right now, parents are grouping together and meeting to stay informed. Teachers are updating their resumes, and sending out feelers. And students are wondering which schools their parents are going to send them to next year. (Let's hope their choice isn't the only "C" rated school in our district!)
This district is coming up on some dark and ugly times. The terrible-trio has just begun their reign of terror, serving up their own agendas for their individual purposes.
But if you have a question, a complaint, an idea, a suggestion or a wardrobe critique for the board, be sure to email them. They love getting emails!3 months ago
@GilbertMom01 says - "If you are conducting yourselves in this same manner at schools, school events, and school board meetings I would not blame people for dismissing you and your message altogether."
Thank you for your wise words, GilbertMom01. I will keep your advice in mind.
However, I will also keep the following in mind:
In December, Julie Smith followed a parent into the hallway after said parent took the allotted three minutes to speak to the board. Julie was animated, and in a raised voice told the parent "you can't say that". This parent had to be shown a back way out of the district offices, as Julie was causing such a ruckus preventing this parent's departure.The same Julie Smith who is rarely involved on her children's GPS campus, and at her children's charter school campus has created a huge divide in the parent/volunteer population.
Following your advice GilbertMom01, you won't blame me for dismissing Julie Smith or her message altogether. My hope is that GPS can survive these next 2 years without permanently damaging our stellar reputation, and in two years replace Staci Burk. 637 days until election day 2014!3 months ago
@Mike, please remember when speaking of Colvin that he "studied Engineering at MCC for four years". No where is a degree reported, just that he studied for four years. Perhaps he is speaking of himself when referring to necessary remedial classes?
So please don't confuse him, he's studying. These first 30 days probably have exhausted him. It's going to be a long four years. By my figuring, at the end of his term he'll be able to weigh in thoroughly about the new elementary ALP class set-ups.
@LiveinGilbert, rules don't apply to Staci or Julie or Daryl. Your comments have not been mean-spirited or nasty, and not remotely petty or childish. You seem to be speaking your opinion. Something the constitution bangers seem to forget is allowed!3 months ago