Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Board of Education meets Thursday night to honor several students.
It's the end of the school year, which means it is time to honor the best and brightest. The School District of University City Board of Education will do just that tonight at its May board meeting. The board is slated to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16. Items on the agenda include: Announcements Consent Agenda Superintendent's Reports, Recommendations The meeting is open to the public. Join University City Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, April 15, 2013
The bond issue passed on the April 2 ballot and the School District of University City is fast at work on plans for construction.
On April 2, School District of University City voters approved Prop U, a $19.4 million bond issue. On April 3, school district officials got to work putting the plans into motion. The no-tax increase issue will be used improve facilities around the district. "The public has truly spoken," said University City Ward 3 City Councilman Byron Price. "They support the direction of the district and the children of this community. I'm ecstatic that people did not abstain from making a hard choice." Karl Scheidt, Executive Director of Operations, told Patch that the district did not want to get ahead of itself, but made all the necessary preparations to hit the ground running if the bond issue passed. "We'll get the planning and design work done …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal and Tom Peters will retain their seats on the School District of University City board of education.
The voters of the School District of University City have put their votes where their money is, approving the Proposition U no-tax increase bond issue. With 20 of 20 precincts counted, the measure was approved 2,868 to 1,241 or 69.8 percent to 30.2 percent. The issue needed a 4/7 majority or 57.15 of the total vote. See our previous story: It's Election Day in University City Voters also re-elected the two incumbents running to retain their seats on the district's Board of Education. Tom Peters and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal were given new terms. With 20 of 20 precincts counted, the unofficial vote tallies are as follows: "It's an honor to be acknowledged by the U City voters again," Chappelle-Nadal told Patch. "I love serving on the …
Voters will determine who will sit on the School District of University City board of education and whether Prop U passes.
Tuesday, April 2, is Election Day in University City. Voters in the area will put two candidates on the School District of University City board of education and decide whether Proposition U will pass or fail. To learn more about the candidates and the proposition, simply click on the links. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. There are four candidates running for two open seats on the Board of Education. They are Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Tom Peters, Edward J. McCarthy and Edward Probst. See our other election 2013 coverage: We'll be updating vote totals right here as they come in after polls close at 7 p.m.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Patch blogger Cindy Thierry shares important final thoughts about Proposition U before Election Day.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The April 2 election is just a week away. Are you prepared? Here's what you need to know about the candidates and propositions you'll see on the ballot.
The April 2 election is just days away. Are you ready? If not, Patch has you covered. Here is a rundown of the major races and proposition in the area. To learn more about the candidates and the proposition, simply click on the links. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. School District of University City There are four candidates running for two open seats on the Board of Education. Click on the links below to see profiles for the following candidates: Proposition U
Friday, March 22, 2013
Looking for information on candidates in the University City board race? Here's what you need to know about Maria Chappelle-Nadal, Tom Peters, Edward McCarthy and Ed Probst.
Patch sent all candidates running for seats on the School District of University City's Board of Education identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April 2 election. Each school board candidate who returned the survey will be featured on University City Patch this week. There are four candidates running for two open seats. Click on the links below to see profiles for the following candidates:
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Patch wants to know what you want to ask the candidates in the race School District of University City board of education..
Election season is upon us and University City Patch is gearing up to bring you the best local election coverage possible. Local elections are Tuesday, April 2. There is no election for City of University City offices this year, but there is quite a race for seats on the School District of University City Board of Education. There are four candidates on the ballot for two open seats on the board. The candidates are, in order of filing: Voters will also decide whether to approve Prop U, a $19.4 million bond issue that is expected to not raise the district's tax levy. As we prepare to interview the candidates, U City Patch wants to know what issues are on the minds of voters. If you were asking the questions, what would you ask? Is there …
Friday, February 15, 2013
State Representitive Rory Ellinger writes a blog post to University City urging residents to vote for Prop U.
Monday, February 11, 2013
The School District of University City is seeking a $19.4 million bond issue in April.
In April, School District of University City voters will have the opportunity to vote on Prop U, a $19.4 million bond issue. The planned no-tax increase issue would improve facilities around the district. University City Patch recently toured University City High School with school district officials to go over some of the proposed plans to improve facilities. Music facilities The estimated cost to renovate the 4th floor is $1,794,000. In the choir room, plans include removing outdated risers to increase the amount of space for students, add practice rooms and make the facilities more computer accessible for students and faculty. The band room needs to accommodate many more students, Karl Scheidt, Executive Director of Operations, told …