Six month checkup

It's been six months now since I won a seat on our school board back in April. I wanted to give myself some time to find my place on the...

Comments on the work ahead.

Below is a written version of comments I made at the board meeting tonight, April 9. Tonight will be one of the last times I speak to you...

Wanted: Business Manager

Thanks to public documents released to Shorewoodian and seasoned reporter Geoff Davidian, we know that the district business manager...

There are facts and then there's FACT

Time for another installment of "things you might be assuming..." about our district's facilities planning, financing and taxes. This...

It just got real...

Tonight the school board officially placed two questions on the ballot for April 2, 2019: one asking voters for permission to borrow $65...

Writing racial equity into policy

Just a few months ago, our fall play was cancelled after objections to the racial slurs in the play. Suddenly systemic inequities that...

I'm in.

Shorewood, welcome to campaign season 2019! This year I'll be on the ballot as a candidate for school board, and I'll be knocking on...

What happens when you assume?

Whether you support a potential $65 million bond issue to pay for facilities improvements in our school district or not, I hope you will...

"Please don't say 'this is a journey'"

Three of our five school board members are professors, so if there is one way to reach them, it is with an academic study of something....

Unequal access to power

There's a phrase that people use now, sometimes jokingly: "all the feels," that describes Shorewood right now. All of us watching or...

Waiting for leadership

The last few days of "To Kill a Mockingbird" controversy in Shorewood have swirled to the surface a lot of resentments, assumptions,...

We failed. Let's get out of the way.

I'm lucky, I guess, to have a blank page here to draft my thoughts about the district cancelling its production of "To Kill a...

Take your pick of topics

Every parent I know has a certain thing about their kid's school that they are passionate about. One dad may not think school lunches are...

Cheers to showing up

There were a good two dozen people in attendance at Tuesday's annual meeting, present to listen to the highlights of the school...

Your meeting

Once a year, the school district is required to call a meeting for village residents to consider and (usually) approve a tax levy to...