Middle school hours require children get up at 6:00 am. Most young people in this age range participate in after school activities and have more challenging homework. Families and children would be better served with a later start to their school day.
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We have no idea how the information will be presented in this television interview but it is sure to focus a lot of attention on our beloved county and get the talking heads screaming insults from both sides. We offered this kid every available option other then the very one they wanted and they refused to budge. It will only get worse from here folks, regardless of your position on this we are bound to get a lot of negative attention do to it even after the case is finally over.
Niko Clemmons with channel 13 news has been asking people about what they think of a 2nd high school here in Gloucester. I have a lot of questions about that. First, with schools recently closed, the school board having considered closing even further schools, no growth in the county, exactly what makes the school board think that a second high school is a good idea? The only reason I can possibly see for this is the growth of the school board which translates into everyone paying higher taxes and no real benefit for the students. In fact, it is very likely to drive people away from living in Gloucester County because the taxes will become um-affordable for the masses. That will only greatly increase the taxes for the few who could afford to remain but even then it will become way to expensive.
You can only take so much of other people's money before it all runs out. Is the present school board testing to see where that level is? Are these people just money and power hungry? The school board has already proven to not only myself, but many others that it is not fit now to handle the money of the people. Giving them more is just insane.
This is my own opinion and is shared by many I know. You may have a different opinion and that is fine. Give me better information to work with and explain in a reasonable manner why the school board should be allowed to create a new high school in a way that makes logical sense for the majority of us who do not presently buy into the idea.
Since Speak Up Gloucester has been activated, several ideas and questions pertaining to our public school system have been posted. Site Administrators’ responses have typically directed the poster to the school system. Is it possible to integrate our school system into Speak Up Gloucester?
How long does Gloucester allow a coach in an athletic program to prove themselves before recommendation of an action plan to improve or be removed from their position? Or is there rule put into place in regards to that?