RE: [wccusdtalk] Re: Times Article on PTA Ban
I have noticed and this could be only be my ROSE COLORED glasses that you
are starting to view this administration as Scottie, Marsha and myself have
seen it for so long. This should be the last straw. When this administration
attacks the heart and soul of so many Parent supporters in closing down the
PTA's the School Board should consider this an attack that cannot be
I agree with your statement about the Parcel Tax which I opposed because I
have not seen reciprocal support from this administration that was given
especially from the PTA's at almost all the sites.
Oh by the way two more administrators on the list for the board meeting
Thank you parcel tax supporters, no more PTA's and more central
administrators because of your generous loyal support, Johnston and
Kilmartin's friends thank you.
>From: "c_cowens" <c_cowens@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [wccusdtalk] Re: Times Article on PTA Ban
>Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2004 19:57:32 -0000
>Fair enough about the tone of my email, but I think you're "mistake"
>is just an example of sacrificing some precision to make a smoother
>--- In email@example.com, "mbettablues" <mnm770@c...> wrote:
> > Dear Charley,
> > Before we all get mad about this news story, please keep in mind that
> > the West County Times is known to make mistakes. For example,
> > according to this article "the Bayside Council (is) the umbrella
> > group for parent groups in West Contra Costa . . ." when
> > actually,Bayside Council is a PTA organization that only oversees the
> > PTA at local schools. There are many other parent groups in West
> > County that are not affiliated with the Bayside Council of the PTAs.
> > I appreciate the coverage we receive from the Times, but I get the
> > impression that one reporter has to cover a lot of territory.
> > Let's see what happens at the school board meeting tonight. I've heard
> > from two board members that they plan to resolve this issue quickly
> > in our favor.
> > Melissa
> > Note that everybody's favorite Maximal Instructional Leader, Gloria
> > Johnston, has finally come out of the shadows and revealed her full
> > support for the banning of PTAs.
> > Maybe this is a minor point, but I only knew for sure that Hersh was
> > playing this game of suspending the ban for just one week from reading
> > it in the paper. Hersh couldn't bring himself to cc: (or bcc:) me on
> > the formal email to suspend the ban of my own organization. This is
> > fairly typical for our District, of course, but still annoying.
> > What a difference having already passed the parcel tax makes,
> > Charley Cowens
> > President
> > Bayside Council of PTAs
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