Friday Letter Requests

2018

Response Item
 

 

 

2017

Response  Item
Response

gb #2-235.1

Request that the Administration provide recommendations, in a Friday Letter regarding programmatic changes designed to assist the schools to achieve optimal performance by their students on Advanced Placement tests. 

 Response ros #5-12

Request that the Administration provide in a Friday Letter the number of students that received a Certificate of Attainment for 2013-2015. 

 Response  gb # 5-252

Request that the Administration provide a report on the progress or completion of painting crosswalks near schools including the Belmont Street crossing.

Response

gb #5-256 

Request that the Administration provide a report in a Friday Letter in March 2017 as to the change in title and duties of the Guidance Counselor Liaison.

Response

gb #5-320

Request that the Administration provide a report in a Friday Letter as to which colleges are involved in the AVID and (related) after school programs.

Response

ros #6-7

Request that the Administration provide a report in a Friday Letter on the Parent Engagement Program at Worcester East Middle School in March or April 2017.

Response

c&p #6-8

Request that the Administration inform the media and the School Committee, via a Friday Letter, of the dates and times of both the voter registrations at the various schools and the guest speakers who come in during that time to speak to the students.

Response

ros #6-8.1

Ms. Colorio asked if the system would be:

- held harmless in terms of results if the participation rate drops below 95% and

- would the schools be penalized and drop a level if parents choose not to allow their child/ren to take the exam?

Response

gb #6-25 

Request that the Administration provide in a Friday Letter, as soon as possible, a list of the drug and alcohol educational programs that are offered in the Worcester Public Schools.

Response

gb #6-114

Request that the Administration provide, in a Friday Letter, a copy of the Fitness Study from Tufts University which involved third and fourth grade students at Chandler Magnet School. 

Response

gb #6-175

Request that the Administration provide information, either in a Friday Letter or at a meeting, as to whether the Worcester Public Schools will be involved in Career Construction Day.

Response

gb #6-191

Request that the Administration provide:

  • a list of daily student and staff activities to include, but not be limited to, common planning, recess and professional development
  • a list of parent involvement activities and
  • MCAS student data results for the last 3 years

 at Vernon Hill School.

Response

gb #7-44.1

Request that the Superintendent investigate the feasibility of participating in the Dual Enrollment Program by taking a course on-line and provide a response in a Friday Letter.

Response

gb #7-124

Mr. Monfredo requested that the Administration provide in a Friday Letter as to how students are selected for the paid summer internships through the BioBuilder Grant.

Response

gb #7-140

Request that the Administration review the online program that will be made available to students at the Creamer Center subsumed under the same on-line program available for students at Worcester Technical High School.

Miss Biancheria requested a copy of a description of the on-line program.

 Response

 gb #7-148.2

Miss Biancheria requested that the Administration provide in a Friday Letter the term of the contract for the leasing of space at the YMCA for Chandler Elementary Community School.

Response

gb #7-284

To request a list of the dates and times of the Autumn 2017 "Know Your School Nights" of the Worcester Public Schools. 

Response

gb #7-306

Miss Biancheria requested that the Administration provide a report in a Friday Letter regarding how the Worcester Public Schools promoted this day and indicate some of the activities.

Response

gb #7-379

Request that the Administration forward letters to the students and their coaches who are participating in the WGBH television show “High School Quiz Show” and request that the School Committee be notified of the date of taping.

2016

Item Administration's Response
 gb #6-153.1

Request that the Administration provide a report, in a Friday Letter, regarding Section G. - Student Afterschool Drop-Off Center as to the number of students that don’t get picked up afterschool.
Response

 gb #6-153.2            Mr. Allen indicated that he could provide the response in the next Friday Letter in terms of the settlement that was reached with Durham Transportation this year.
Response
 gb #6-209  Request that the Administration provide to the School Committee the 2014-15 teacher surveys.
Response