Chairman Has Strong Feeling on Elected School Board

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Chairman Has Strong Feeling on Elected School Board

An official in Roanoke City is bantering about the idea of switching to an elected school board rather than an appointed school board. The official would not go on record but cited financial accountability as the lead factor in considering an elected school board for Roanoke City. That led me to ask Chairman Carson how […]

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Forest Park Academy Grads at Hotel Roanoke – Walmart Donates $25,000

Thursday, January 1, 2009

On Thursday, December 18th, seven students were recognized as graduates of Forest Park Academy at the Hotel Roanoke. Among them was Charneice Davis, 18, who just passed the Algebra SOL test and will graduate as the first semester ends in January. This was only a few weeks after her older brother, Chaz, passed the same […]

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“Poison Ivy” at Forest Park Academy

Friday, December 19, 2008

“At night when you’re sleeping poison ivy comes a creeping around.” No, there were no students twitchin’ and itchin’ in Forest Park Academy’s gym Friday but 14 students danced to tunes like the song “Poison Ivy” originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. The Forest Park Academy gym is where Donna Dilley teaches what started […]

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Forest Park – “Dances With The Stars”

Friday, December 19, 2008

On Thursday, December 18th, seven students were recognized as graduates of Forest Park Academy at the Hotel Roanoke. Among them was Charneice Davis, 18, who just passed the Algebra SOL test and will graduate as the first semester ends in January. This was only a few weeks after her older brother, Chaz, passed the same […]

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“Poison Ivy” at Forest Park Academy

Saturday, December 13, 2008

“At night when you’re sleeping poison ivy comes a creeping around.” No, there were no students twitchin’ and itchin’ in Forest Park Academy’s gym Friday but 14 students danced to tunes like the song “Poison Ivy” originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. The Forest Park Academy gym is where Donna Dilley teaches what started […]

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“Poison Ivy” at Forest Park Academy

Saturday, December 13, 2008

“At night when you’re sleeping poison ivy comes a creeping around.” No, there were no students twitchin’ and itchin’ in Forest Park Academy’s gym Friday but 14 students danced to tunes like the song “Poison Ivy” originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. The Forest Park Academy gym is where Donna Dilley teaches what started […]

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Overage Academy – School Closings

Monday, April 21, 2008

I am looking forward to hearing more details regarding the schools that were selected for closing at the April 30th Public Hearing. The parents who’s children go to these schools deserve to know the criteria by which the decisions were made. They also need to be assured that their children will benefit from this action. […]

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