At 7 p.m. on March 16, Superintendent Chris Richardson will present his recommendations for 2011-12 budget reductions at a public hearing in the high school auditorium and give members of the community an opportunity to provide comment to the Northfield Board of Education on the proposed budget reductions and restoration priorities.
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After reviewing the work and recommendations of almost 125 individuals in the five program committees and the work of the 55 members of the District Budget Review Committee, Superintendent Chris Richardson will present his 2011-2012 budget reduction proposal and restoration priorities to the Northfield Board of Education at its March 14 meeting.
Five out of five 2011 Northfield High School National Merit Scholarship semifinalists have advanced to the finalist level of the competition.
For the past three weeks almost 180 district teachers and staff members, parents, community members, students and adminstrators have been involved in the development of proposed reductions and potential revenue increases designed to help the school district make $705,000 in budget reductions for the 2011-2012 school year.
At their Feb. 14 meeting, the Northfield Board of Education reviewed the district’s timeline for the budget reduction process. Anticipating the need to reduce the district’s 2011-12 budget by $2,400,000, the district will plan to spend $1,700,000 of its fund balance to offset a portion of the reduction.
Due to a scheduling conflict, the "Tips for Talking to School Staff" workshop for parents and guardians of children who receive special education services scheduled for Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. will be held at Longfellow School. The workshop will be presented in English in room 102, and in Spanish in room 203.
At the Feb. 14 meeting of the Northfield Board of Education, the proposed 2011-12 school year calendar, as recommended by the District Meet and Confer Committee, was presented.
Community Services is a division of the Northfield Public Schools. It includes…
After several months of development, we are proud to release the new Northfield Public Schools district Web site.