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...

Walls have a way of getting political.

UPDATE/POSTSCRIPT: The special Friday the 13th meeting resulted in a reversal - the wall has indeed been knocked down. Lots of wasted...

Spending plans for 2018-2019

Tuesday's regular meeting was much shorter than usual and was missing two board members, but the remaining three voted on significant...

A Small Town Hall

The school board hosted their final linkage of the year Tuesday night, welcoming anyone and everyone for a Town Hall immediately before...