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 […]

Identify friendlies, stay friendly

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For this final installment, a few clarifications and recommendations. First? There are so many people in the city of University Heights who support public education, in general, and our high school students at Wiley, in particular. Friends, please accept my tardy gratitude and acknowledgement for your support and dedication to this issue. It is because […]

Safety, security and the secrets of improv

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First, some housekeeping. Do we have a approved safety plan, a Memorandum of Understanding between the district and a law enforcement body right now? No, we do not. The district meets with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s office and UH Police Chief Steven Hammett on October 21st. Given that the City Engineer and the Fire Chief […]

What is GOING ON in University Heights?

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Last week, I learned that a dear friend and neighbor is moving out of University Heights. In discussing the many reasons, we stumbled together into a briar patch of passion, frustration and, for her, resignation. “I can’t be fighting this school battle all the time. Why would I stay in a city that doesn’t want […]

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 […]

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) […]