Monday, November 7, 2016
Several Parents have inquired about the impacts of Prop 55 which is an extension of Prop 30 passed in 2012. Prop 55 would continue funding the California State Education Protection Account that provides approximately $300,000 annually to Live Oak. Live Oak’s assessment of impact is as follows: If Prop 55 does not pass and the legislature does not secure additional funding, we could expect a reduction in our budget of ~10%. This would trigger significant cuts to staffing and program including reduction in school days, classroom assistants, specialty programs, support services, field trips and materials.
Our 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls are chomping at the bit to hit the court! We need several coaches to support our girls. Practices are held twice weekly at Cavanagh center. League play includes about 8 games with sister schools in Sonoma County. Total time commitment includes 20 hours of management and logistical planning and an additional 50 hours on the court with our incredible kids during practices and games throughout the season. Mr. Draper and Mr. Morgan are also part of the support team and can provide coverage in the event of schedule conflicts. Please consider the benefit to our kids and the broadening of our athletic offering at Live Oak. This is a great opportunity for lower grades parents to participate in the upper grades as well. If you have basketball experience, or experience coaching in another sport, please contact the office to lend a hand.
The Leaflet is shifting to paperless distribution. Paper copies will still be available in the office, but the next edition of the leaflet will be delivered as a PDF attachment via email. The distribution schedule will continue on a fortnightly* basis. (*every 2 weeks)