On Dec. 11, I attended the Brawley elementary school board meeting and I'm praying this gets printed before the board's closed-session meeting Tuesday. Saying I was "alarmed" about the issues I head there is an understatement.
I'd heard rumors of the "big" topics but it was worse than what I'd heard. Although the meeting was "standing room only" the majority were teachers and administrators, so this letter is directed to Brawley elementary parents.
Were you aware Witter and Oakley schools no longer have a full-time vice principal? For approximately the last two and a half years those schools have shared one vice principal. Were you aware the elementary school board is extremely close to deciding the same for Phil Swing and Hidalgo elementary schools?
Of 54 staff members from Phil Swing, 53 signed a letter (presented to the board at the meeting) "begging" the board to reconsider this decision and listed "in length" the reasons why their school needs to continue to have a full-time vice principal! What's next? A part-time principal?