This session shares Elise Stokes’ statement on the Davis Thayer Facility Analysis work from the Franklin, MA School Committee meeting held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The meeting was conducted via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.
Elise Stokes is the Chair of the Davis Thayer Facility Analysis subcommittee. Given the town budget hearing discussion, subsequent comments and emails on the status of Davis Thayer, she made this statement to set the record straight on where the analysis stands.
The show notes contain links to the meeting agenda and reference documents.
The statement runs just about 4 minutes, so let’s listen to Elise’s statement updating the School Committee and community on June 23.
Audio file = https://www.hipcast.com/podcast/HXfqlRR7
School Committee agenda
School Committee meeting packet
Facility Analysis page https://www.franklinps.net/district/davis-thayer-facilities-analysis
School Budget page https://www.franklinps.net/district/school-district-budget/pages/fy-2021-budget
Auto email response (as of 6/28/20)
Thank you for reaching out to the Davis Thayer Facilities Analysis Sub-Committee and sharing your thoughts and concerns.
Communication with the community is extremely important in this process! We want families and community members to be informed and included. At this time no decision has been made regarding the closing of DT. We are following our process as designed and continue to be committed to transparency about our progress as we gather new information. In the near future, we'll be moving into the second part of Stage 1 which is when we gather staff, family, and community perspectives, along with other important information.
Thank you for contacting us; we appreciate your input.
The DT Facilities Analysis Sub-Committee:
Elise A. Stokes
Mary Jane Scofield
For more information, please visit our DT Facilities Analysis website at: https://www.franklinps.net/district/davis-thayer-facilities-analysis
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