Category Archives: District Funding Sub Committee

Diary of a Mad Trustee Open Board Meeting January 5th 2011

  Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice  Resist the Beginning…Consider the End    One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. The bamboozle has captured us. Once … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee November 3rd 2010 Open Board Meeting

  Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice Resist the Beginning…Consider the End  This is the next in a series of entirely unauthorised reports from this trustee on board meetings. If this email has made its way into your computer and you are dismayed … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee April 7th 2010 Open Meeting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice                                                                                      Resist the Beginning…Consider the End Once upon a time there was a middle school with almost 6oo kids within its walls. As you might expect there were many heartening events there but despite the best … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee March 3rd 2010 Open Board Meeting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice                                                                                  Resist the Beginning…Consider the End     “More than at any other time in history, humanity faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee February 17th 2010 Open Board Meeting

                                                                           Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice         Resist the Beginning…Consider the End   “Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, he … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee December 2nd 2009 Open Board Meeting

                                                                                  Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice                                                                              Resist the Beginning…Consider the End   We have a new chair and vice chair as planned and of course there has been a bit of shuffling around to relocate the changed personnel. As usual … Continue reading

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Report from the May 25th 2009 CAPE meeting

We had our monthly CAPE meeting at my place last night(May 25 2009) starting at 5 pm -well a few minutes after- we had to chat and fuss over the cats. We had 7 people there and those present gave … Continue reading

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Report from CAPE Meeting March 23rd 2009

  HI There – we just finished our March CAPE meeting and it has met the expectations we all have placed on these events. We always hope to do two things – share the experience of different parts of the … Continue reading

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Report from CAPE Meeting January 19th 2009

  Hi there – last evening CAPE held an informal meeting and I thought I would supply a short review of what was discussed and what emerged. There were nine people in attendance and the main topic on the agenda … Continue reading

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