Counterpoints to Heights Observer article on Renovated High School

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I noticed the recent Heights Observer article: “Renovated high school on track for August 2017 completion” http://www.heightsobserver.org/read/2016/09/30/renovated-high-school-on-track-for-august-2017-completion The sentence “The building will be one of the most energy-efficient high schools in the nation.” is in error. There is no evidence to support that sentence. The Sustainability Working Group (SWG) reviewed the design in July-August 2015 […]

Official link to School Facilities activities: future and past

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http://www.chuh.org/district/facilities-plan-phase-i Many things are happening. Often this linked page is behind on the details, but it is the most official source. Attend meetings to be current.(62 are coming as known so far) By early June 2014 the definition of what the refurbished HH should do is to be complete. This is the most crucial stage […]

What do you want in a new school Superintendent?

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February is busy for the community to provide its input to the immediate Superintendent selection. A survey opened today 2/6 at https://survey.ecragroup.com/limesurvey/index.php/419822/lang-en It remains open until 2/19 to hopefully capture selection criteria from citizens that don’t have a chance to speak otherwise. On 2/17-18 there will be a series of focus groups, being assembled presently. On […]

Best info yet on School Facilities project introduction for the community

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Here are three links to spend time with. If you want to affect the community engagement effort, please look at these thoughtfully and write down your observations. I am working on mine. For a calendar of meetings and agenda of the first meeting: 1) http://www.chuh.org/news/detail/2014/2/6/phase-i-school-facilities-community-kickoff-meeting-thurs-feb-6 For a video of example schools to stimulate ideas: 2) […]

Update: Community facilities meeting postponed by cold weather

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 “The Phase 1 School Facilities Community Kick-off meeting that was scheduled for 1/28, this Tuesday night, will now take place on Tuesday, February 6 in the Heights High Social Room from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Due to scheduling conflicts we weren’t able to make it work for this Thursday.” I see that Tuesday is […]

School Facilities progress

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Here is the first chance to meet all the contractors and hear progress on the $154 M facilities project for our Public School system. The public announcement is here: (Tuesday 1/28/2014 at 6:00-8:30 PM at Heights High Social room) http://www.chuh.org/schools/chhs/news/detail/2014/1/28/phase-i-school-facilities-community-kickoff-meeting-tues-jan-28. One detail left out of this announcement is that there will be a sign-up to […]

School Facilities progress

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12/18/2013 BOE meeting dug into Facilities matters big time: Agenda: http://www.chuh.org/includes/uploads/bond81/chuh_decision_making_workshop_agenda_high_school_project_v2.pdf Presentation: http://www.chuh.org/includes/uploads/bond81/CHUH_Decision_making_Workshop.pdf The meeting was 3+ hours of a workshop for the Board on the how-to of information flow and decision making over the long haul. Some intial invitation of Board priorities or goals were solicited. There will be future important meetings on Jan. […]