Board president Tim Fulton’s resignation becomes effective September 1, and remaining members now have 30 days to replace him. Superintendent Mary Wegner says there are some other important criteria.
The Sitka School Board will have a full deck to draw from, when it selects a new member Monday night (9-21-15).
The newest employee of the Alaska Association of School Boards knows a thing or two about rearing young creatures. Lon Garrison has spent 30 years in aquaculture.
The Sitka School Board formally accepted the resignation of president Lon Garrison Wednesday evening (8-26-15), starting a 30-day clock in which they must name a replacement.
Sitka School Board President Lon Garrison is stepping down, after eight years on the board and five as its head. He’ll be moving to Juneau to take a position with the Association of Alaska School Boards.
The Sitka School Board endorsed the hiring of co-assistant superintendents, raised fees at the Blatchley Pool, and accepted the resignation of ailing member Tom Conley.
The Sitka school board wants to develop a more strategic budgeting process in the next couple of years -- assuming the state government is functioning and lawmakers fund education.
The Sitka School Board Wednesday night (4-22-15) approved a budget for next year with only 3 fewer teachers -- but left open the question of whether or not to keep the Community Schools program.
The Sitka School Board’s decision to cut the Community Schools program drew a protest from the city last week (4-15-15). That disagreement led the board to postpone a final vote on the district budget.
The Sitka School Board's budget assumes the city will increase its funding by $1-million this year. Now, the Assembly is considering where that money might come from. Options range from eliminating sales tax exemptions to cutting library hours to putting a tax increase on the October ballot.