VIDEO. 5-year plan presentation for the HMBHS Agriculture Program. Ag and science work together. Massive teacher turnover due to cost of living. Leadership is one of the main goals of FFA students.
POWERPOINT. After 2 years of meeting and planning the City of HMB Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the City of HMB present the newMaster Plan. Two Really Interesting Ideas These are only studies at this point. Exact alignments are unknown and the routes may prove infeasible. These are not plan lines. ~ Jill Ekas, […]
VIDEO. City Manager, Bob Nisbit, presented to the City Council, the results of the first 2×2 Meeting. The purpose and goals of the 2×2 Committee: to create a forum to share info, to educate, and to connect dots between the City and CUSD. Their first meeting was at the HMB Library where they met for […]
VIDEO. Sean McPhetridge, CUSD Superintendent, explains what will happen as the school budget goes into the red, in the next year. Even if the Measure I parcel tax passes (renewing $1.6 million), there will be a $2.4 million shortfall. 84% of budget is personnel. If the CUSD board does not make enough cuts, the county […]
KQED PODCAST. The California Report Magazine’s, Vanessa Rancaño looked at her own neighborhood in North Oakland, where she rents a home. >>>>>Listen in. 28 minutes. As CUSD puts another parcel tax on the ballot, this November, please take the time to listen to the CUSD podcasts on Coastside Buzz that explore State of California and […]
PODCAST. Meet Sean. Grew up in So-Cal. Has taught at every level in education. He also worked in the prison system in his early years. He loves a challenge. He comes from Alameda, which compared to Oakland and Piedmont, is also a district with lower funding. He speaks Spanish and wanted to come to the […]
VIDEO. Proclamation of Hispanic Heritage month honoring “the countless contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to this nation” ~ Sean McPhetridge, new CUSD Superintendent. CUSD is 51% Hispanic. Hispanic Heritage Month goes from Sept 15th t0 Oct 15th, 2019.
VIDEO. Cabrillo Unified School District Financial Overview and Considerations to Inform Mid-Term Financial Solvency. This is complicated and sad. Please watch (or listen) to the video so you understand how CUSD is funded. The building are irrelevant to the budget, comes from another funding source. Do you know how the state funds schools? Why aren’t […]
PODCAST and POWERPOINT. Last week, CUSD Board member, Sophia Layne, and I sat in one of the new library rooms to have a conversation on how school funding works in California and how it affects CUSD. I originally went to CUSD, Head of Finance’s (Crystal Leach) Coffee and Conversation at Farallone Elementary at […]
POWERPOINT / PODCAST. California school funding is complicated and unfair. Have listen to the podcast while you scroll through the powerpoint. Have questions or ideas, feel free to contact Sophia.