Category Archives: SD #79 Administration

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

                                                  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 … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee Open Board Meeting October 20th 2010

    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 … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee October 6th 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 please … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee September 1st 2010 Open Board Meeting

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

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Diary of a Mad Trustee June 16th 2010 Open Board Meeting

  Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice Resist the Beginning…Consider the End                                           I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.                                                                                                                                                     – Jonathan Swift  In a report or two ago I … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee May 19th Open Board Meeting/3rd Reading of the Budget

                                                          Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice                                                        Resist the Beginning…Consider the End                                             I don’t usually make the classic error of speaking to the unmovable people at the top of the heap. I have found it is a waste of … Continue reading

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Diary of a Mad Trustee May 5th and May 12th 2010 Open Board Meetings/1st and 2nd Reading of the Budget

                                                             Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice   Resist the Beginning…Consider the End   If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.                                                                                     – … 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 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 January 27th 2010 Open Board Meeting

                                                                                  Principiis Obsta…Finem Respice                                                                            Resist the Beginning…Consider the End   Not for nothing do I harbour unrestricted self doubt so this lapse comes as no real surprise. I never cease to be amazed by the insights I can glean from … Continue reading

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