District 303 Board of Education to consider $309,093 package of improvements later this month.
The last day of classes for St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 this school year is Tuesday, June 4, according to the district’s website, and district officials hope to have $309,093 in improved security technology and procedures in place before classes resume in the fall. Given an initial thumbs up by the Business Services Committee on April 23, the full District 303 Board of Education is expected to consider the package of security upgrades and procedural changes at a meeting later this month. The board’s Business Services Committee got its first look at the scope of the proposed changes in March, a little more than three months after the massacre of 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut school sparked an examination of …
Your local Patch site will go dark during national observance for victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Patch sites around America, including yours, will take part in a National Moment of Silence at 8:30 a.m. Central time on Friday. At that hour, the website will go blank for 5 minutes. The page will be replaced by a message noting the National Moment of Silence, and a link will direct viewers to a website that explains ways you can join the campaign to help the people of Sandy Hook. The Moment of Silence coincides with one across social media sites. Over 100,000 people have pledged not to tweet or post to Facebook, reports TechCrunch, including Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Britney Spears, Suze Orman, Tyler Florence, Goldie Hawn, and Joe Montana. After 5 minutes, the website operation will return to normal. Looking for ways to help the …