Sunday, April 21, 2013

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Odds and Ends

Seattle Schools Community Forum: Odds and Ends:

Odds and Ends

John Rogers Elementary is getting a new principal for school year 2013-2014. Their current principal, Marcia Boyd, is retiring at the end of the current school year.

Sara Mirabueno will be their new principal.  She comes from John Hay Elementary where she is currently assistant principal.  Ms Mirabueno was also a teacher at several SPS schools.

According to the MontlakerMontlake Elementary School's nomination has been unanimously approved by the Landmarks Preservation Board.  Their designation hearing is in June.   It seems that some of the Board expressed "tepid support" so the designation may not come through but it only takes a simple majority vote to win.

A representative from Seattle Schools testified to the board that the District had no formal position on the