Community Input Sessions

I’m pleased to invite you to join the conversation surrounding our school facilities. The Facilities Master Planning process began last fall; a committee of parents, students, employees, business and industry leaders, and other community members has been meeting since that time to consider such factors as changes in teaching and learning, the age of schools, an ever-increasing pressure on funding to support facility needs and improvements, and the changing location of families within the community. You can hear Committee members share their thoughts about that process in this video as they prepare to gather feedback on their work from the community.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RfJrJgp118.

Input sessions are scheduled for April 11, 12, and 13. The format and discussion will be similar on each evening and we invite you to choose the date the best fits your schedule.

COMMUNITY INPUT SESSIONS

Tuesday, April 11
6:00- 8:00 p.m.
Arthur Elementary School
2630 B. Avenue NE – Cedar Rapids

Wednesday, April 12
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Van Buren Elementary School
2525 29th Street SW – Cedar Rapids

Thursday, April 13
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Nixon Elementary School
200 Nixon Drive – Hiawatha

An online survey focused on this work will provide another opportunity to share your input. The survey be posted on the District website (www.cr.k12.ia.us) from April 18-28.

Additional information about the District’s Facilities Master Planning Process can be found at http://www.cr.k12.ia.us/departments-services/reimagine-re-envision-and-reinvest/

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