The 2017-18 School Year Budget and Randolph Heights

For a brief summary on budgets across the district, I recommend you check out: http://www.spps.org/budget. This includes a brief video on the process and gives a sense of the scope of the situation across the district. For Randolph Heights in general, diversity has increased and free and reduced lunch has increased by 5%. 57% of […]

SPPS Board Letter to Immigrant and Refugee Students

 SPPS is also very clear in its policies on providing educational access to all children, regardless of immigration status, and to ensuring that its premises provide physically and emotionally safe spaces for students. Here is a January 30 message from the Superintendent and School Board: A message from the Board of Education and Superintendent of […]

SPPS and Gender Inclusion

The Randolph Heights PTA exists, in part, “To provide information and facilitate communication between and among parents and the school and district.” To that end, we wanted to be clear about the district’s policies on gender inclusion. We are proud of School Board member Steve Marchese for his statement on the issue earlier this week: […]

Open Forum Event – Rethinking School Start Times: Monday, October 24 6:30-7:30pm

Open Forum Event: Rethinking School Start Times Dear Randolph Heights Families, Please join us this Monday, October 24 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the RHS cafetorium for an open forum regarding the proposed change to school start times beginning with the 2018-19 school year. The SPPS school board will be hearing arguments on Tuesday, October 25 […]

Reflection: Proposed School Start Times & Change.org Petition

Reflection: Unintended Consequences of Changing School Start Times  by Paolo Provenzano, RHS Parent The PTA board extends our sincere thanks to Paolo Provenzano for the thoughtful and organized discussion regarding the proposed SPPS start time change at our October PTA meeting. We, as a PTA, have not taken a position on this matter due to lack […]