2020 District Priorities
Transition planning: supports goal #3
- Physical moves - Physical move of the student population from the current five school buildings to six school buildings, including the new high school that opens in Aug., 2020.
- Academic enhancements - Develop road map for new academic pathways.
- Report card improvement - Focus on district report card, while embracing a theme of continuous improvement with the overall objective to earn a district report card of at least a "B."
- Athletic department - A holistic review of the Athletics Department with a report on the status of operations and recommendations to improve items including, but not limited to finances, reporting structure, hiring of new coaches, reviews, maintenance, inventory, facility planning and offerings for Board action. A part of their review should include the consideration of reinstating a full time athletic director position.
- Hiring highly qualified candidates - Continue to diversify the pool of candidates considered for employment openings. This includes highly qualified candidates who are of a different race and ethnicity than the majority, as well as, consideration of community residents and school district graduates for employment.
District rebranding: supports goal #1
- Logo/colors - Explore potential enhancements to hornet logo and district colors.
- Building names - Explore potential new building names that do not include directionality.
- Mission, vision, and tagline - Explore updated district mission, vision and tag statement.
- District name - Explore potential revised district name.
Finances: supports goal #5
- Funding - Continue to work with local and state legislators to eliminate the school funding cap that has resulted in over $50 million in lost revenue over the past 6 years.
- Business council - Explore potential formation of a business council.
- Community authority - Explore potential formation of a
Future growth: supports goal #6
- Athletic complex - Completion of a privately funded multi-phased athletic complex.
- Capital campaign - Implement a capital campaign that supports the Athletic Complex objective to establish a privately funded, multi-phased project.
- Athletic complex design - Work with architects to design a multi-phased project that supports the capital campaign objective above.
- Master planning - Develop an updated master plan that considers future growth up to 10,000 students. The master plan should consider multiple new school buildings, including two high schools, two middle schools, and multiple elementary schools.
Board approved: 11/19/19