I'm diverging a bit on politics because I had some really insightful conversations and experiences recently in a place I didn't expect such insight – the Vancouver International Swordplay Symposium.
We discuss an admin procedure for naming and renaming schools. The Admin Procedure Working Group is seeking feedback on its draft considerations/guidelines.
What does a trustee do in a day? I try to explain my day.
Posting some questions and answers (for me) from before I was elected, but still relevant.
On December 17, we held our second "real" open board meeting and the last of 2018. The McGee Chamber Choir opened our evening with two carols and a song about mental health and suicide. I don't think there were many dry eyes after that performance. The trustees had the opportunity to address two emergent issues during the meeting. Both are related to the safety. The first was around the safety of elementary school students, which was where Trustee Cho asked for a review of safety procedures in our schools. It was passed unanimously and the staff will be reporting on the topic in February, preliminarily, and more fully by April. The second was regarding a student at one of our secondary schools creating and