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March 20, 2009
Letter: No democracy with schools
Dear Editor, I was informed that on the evening of March 10, the Hudson School Board voted quickly and unanimously to approve the recommendation to, once again, re-zone the elementary school boundaries. What is shocking about this is the fact that the members of the School Board...
March 20, 2009 - 1:43am
March 18, 2009
School Board approves new River Crest boundary
The Hudson Board of Education made a decision at its Tuesday meeting about who will and who won't be going to River Crest Elementary next year. The boundary change states that the neighborhoods of Carriage Lane/W. Red Cedar Canyon/E. Red Cedar Canyon/Lighthouse will be reassigned...
March 18, 2009 - 8:31am
March 6, 2009
Letter: Has thoughts on boundaries
Dear Editor, Here's the reality of the River Crest boundary line situation. Four subdivisions involved take up only 24 percent of the total student population at River Crest. Simple math will tell us that if we move most of those students out of River Crest and send them to Rock...
March 6, 2009 - 1:17am
Letter: Where are priorities?
Dear Editor, I was sitting down with my spouse talking about this River Crest boundary line situation. We feel the need to state the obvious. And basically it is this, does anyone else think it is crazy that the superintendant is allowing those children attending school through open...
March 6, 2009 - 1:06am
February 20, 2009
Letter: Don't need River Crest addition
Dear Editor, The time is now to stand up for what is right! At last week's School Board meeting, they reviewed options for eliminating overcrowding at River Crest Elementary. After listening to tearful pleas of 10 parents, the board is seriously considering adding on to River Crest...
February 20, 2009 - 10:20am
Letter: Commends the board
Dear Editor, Thank you, Hudson School Board, for listening! You heard the parents' concerns loud and clear at the Feb. 10 board meeting, where you approved a motion to postpone a decision on the River Crest boundary area. After last Tuesday's meeting, I am confident that the administration...
February 20, 2009 - 10:17am
Letter: Should have built it right
Dear Editor, I am writing this because I am a concerned mother of three. I have issues with the fact that this School Board wants to make these kids move again when a school has not even been open a year. Now I have an 8-year-old, 6-year-old and a 5-year-old that will start school...
February 20, 2009 - 9:53am
February 6, 2009
Adjusting attendance boundaries - always difficult
Making changes in the attendance area of a school is unusually difficult. It is a decision that any school district Board of Education or administration would prefer to avoid. The reality for the Hudson School District is, that even in these challenging economic times, we've continued...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Letter: Has 'inside' information
Dear Editor, The nature of politics is such that the public is rarely able to formulate their opinion based on all of the facts. The case of the school boundary line issue is no exception. Unfortunately, misinformation exists in the Hudson schools, under the noses of the School...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Letter: Has ideas for boundary issue
Dear Editor, Two years ago a referendum passed by 129 votes to build a new elementary school to support the south side of Hudson. Five months after the school opened the School Board plans to change the boundary lines, dividing families and neighborhoods. After the referendum passed,...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Our View: Board should work with neighbors
The juggling of students between the new River Crest Elementary and Rock Elementary has upset a number of people and we hope the School Board can find an agreeable solution. School boundary debates often do not affect large numbers of people, but those who are impacted are usually...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
River Crest families voice opposition to proposed school boundary change
Around 50 people attended a "listening session" at River Crest Elementary School last Tuesday where School Board members heard only opposition...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Letter: Upset with School Board
Dear Editor, I would like to start this by saying that I am a mother who is concerned with her children's well being. That being said, I am very perplexed at the school district's desire to redo the school boundaries. My child has had to switch schools once due to the new boundaries...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter: Boundary is parent issue
Dear Editor, One of the reasons that my husband and I chose to build our home and raise our family in Hudson was because of the quality of the public schools. We both work in Minneapolis but were willing to add time to our commute in order to ensure that our children were part of...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Letter: School offers no 'choice'
Dear Editor, The Hudson School Board has given my family a "choice." We live in the Lighthouse division and our school boundary currently sends my eldest son to River Crest Elementary. With the proposed boundary change, our "choice" is to leave him in River Crest and my other kids...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am