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Springboro Forum

Dayton, OH

#29076 Nov 11, 2013
The fact is that voters rejected the status quo of the past few years. They were tired of all the shifty shenanigans that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano were trying to pull. They were tired of the nepotism. They were tired of the greedy politics. They were tired of the manipulated statistics. They were tired of it all.

Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson have an overwhelming mandate, something that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano never had. The community wants Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson's vision for a brighter tomorrow.

We rejected the Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano era. Now the community can be proud to send their kids to school, knowing that soon they will once again get an education.
Waste Watcher

Springboro, OH

#29077 Nov 11, 2013
Springboro Forum wrote:
The fact is that voters rejected the status quo of the past few years. They were tired of all the shifty shenanigans that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano were trying to pull. They were tired of the nepotism. They were tired of the greedy politics. They were tired of the manipulated statistics. They were tired of it all.
Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson have an overwhelming mandate, something that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano never had. The community wants Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson's vision for a brighter tomorrow.
We rejected the Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano era. Now the community can be proud to send their kids to school, knowing that soon they will once again get an education.
Perhaps the MSA tunnel vision of the Blah blah blah community really does think their blah blah blah is contributing ideas to this blog; but clearly, the fact is that the MSA blah blah blah is just re-arranging their same old narrow minded prejudices, anger and hatred toward Mrs. Kohls, Mr. Petroni, and Mr. Rigano, who have proven their broader vision of Children's First Budgeting for our children's 21st Century education with quality teachers in every classroom REALLY does WORK!

Now that Mr. Malone has "left the building" of Springboro High,
parents will never again fear the academic and financial abuse
inflicted upon our students and taxpayers money, in this school district again.

Based upon Mr. Lolli's ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION of Mr. Malone which notes:

Mr. Malone needs to improve on getting request goals to the Superintendent in a timely fashion. Examples include: Requested schedule of events for delayed start at the beginning of the year, at semester, and last week and have not yet received. Also requested times and dates of all staff meetings and quarterly updates on the High SChools That Work per 2001-2012 job targets. Mr. Malone does demonstrate the ABILITY to affect change, but sometimes VERY RELUCTANTLY. It sometimes TAKES NUMEROUS REQUESTS by Superintendent before changes are implemented."

My conclusion is that Mr. Malone ran this high school like a union shop, making up classes with scant demand to ensure employment for those whose skills were not in demand. This tactic ROBBED RESOURCES from areas of greater need in the district. Those who SUFFERED THE MOST were the gifted and thos in need of early intervention...

in other words, the LEAST OF THESE whose Innocence could not protect themselves from this neglectful mental and financial abuse of this overwhelmingly powerful and trusted ADULT school employee. Shame, Shame, Shame on our insanely popular has been a high school principal, Ron Malone!
Spread the Great News

Springboro, OH

#29078 Nov 11, 2013
WE BELIEVE!

...in the direction of our current board's leadership, doing what's right for our school children and our community...

WE BELIEVE that Our Students, Our Parents, Our School Community of Employees, AND Our Community of Taxpayers OWE a DEBT of Gratitude and Appreciation to Mrs. Kohls, Mr. Rigano, Mr. Petroni, Mr. Miller, and Mrs. Kull!

THANK YOU for BELIEVING OVER TAXATION OF THE TAXPAYERS IS WRONG!

THANK YOU FOR RENEWAL LEBY THAT SAVES TAXPAYERS $6.5 MILLION!

If there is a sense of turbulence in our communty, it has been manufactured by those who oppose change, wish to suffocate debates they would lose, and return to the days of endless levies,
puntive actions against our citizens, and never ending financial emergencies within the district.

We've built a financial foundation on the principle of fiscal rsponsibility. We'll continue to make changes that make sense;
for example, eliminating underutilized courses to fill needs in other areas.

We won't continue relationships with service providers that don't provide the best value just because working with them has been past practice. We'll demand integrity from everyone we work with from Boosters to Vendors, from Students to
Administrators.

Common sense, ethics and sound financial decisions guide Educate Springboro. The fear of change will not chase our community back into the darkness of previously failed practices. Let's stay on this new course nd move in the direction of leadership for our children, schools and comunity.
... and we are on our way! WE BELIEVE!

People in this community of School District Employees AND Springboro Families AND Taxpaying Homeowners OWE a debt of Gratitude to EDUCATE
SPRINGBORO!

THANK YOU for Supporting our School Superintendent,
Mr. Todd Petrey...

"Where the board's at right now is wanting the highest academic achievement and fiscal responsibility," Petrey said in a DDN interview,
"THAT'S WHAT I STAND FOR!"
R U Sure

Springboro, OH

#29079 Nov 11, 2013
Even though the November 5th popularity contest for "Hooray for Dr. Malone" is over, and Dr. Malone failed to get enough Hoorays to be elected the People's Number One choice... the community of Blah blah blah is still on this blog rallying Vote for Revenge AGAINST Springboro Board Member/Springboro Parent, Dr. Kelly Kohls. Inquiring Minds question WHY Dr. Malone is so emotionally obsess with revenge AGAINST Dr. Kelly Kolhs; and so emotionally detached in fighting FOR our Students First/Maintaining Fiscal Integrity winning agenda of our current board and our school district leaders?

Blah blah blah "protesteth" too much in defense of their insanely popular, retired (again) high school princiPAL... but why?

Inquiring minds question IF Dr. Malone cannot handle the defeat
of being Number TWO; how can he expect to handle the challenges in the board room of beating down the Voice of the Number ONE choice for school board representative, Charles Anderson?
Blah blah blah

Springboro, OH

#29080 Nov 11, 2013
I'm sorry - is this blog not open to anyone?? I mean, do you HAVE to be a Tea Party fanatic to be on here? Guess what, I'm not going anywhere until I get bored (which may be sooner rather than later if Ms. Pickerington continues to say the same thing over and over and over and...zzzzz.)

One of my favorite parts about this election was talking to people who had voted for Kohls and/or Petroni/Rigano who were doing a 180. My father was one of these people. He is generally pro tea party and anti-union, but even he couldn't wait to get rid of the mindset of the current board. My father is one of many. You fail to realize that MSA's support was vast, varied, and strong. You will be reminded of this in two years when the pizza guys are voted down in another landslide.(Unless they squeak in by being on a school board led by MSA, which will make even Petroni and Rigano look good.)
Just Wondering

Springboro, OH

#29081 Nov 11, 2013
Just Wondering if other Springboro parents received the same "flyer" in the mail, the day after the school board election, that we receved.
This is a very informative flyer, paid for by Doug Wiedeman, private citizen, just asking the questions and finding the answers.

The True History of a Man Through Official Documents Written by Third Party Observers.
It is not as golden as you have been led to believe.

As the man who led our school district as high school principal for 13 years, Ron Malone held a special place of trust, authority, and influence in our community. How he chose to use those gifts is revealed in the PUBLIC RECORDS REPORTS of his professional peer reviewers, his superiors, and his own public pronouncements.....

This flyer provides details of Mr. Malone's failed practices during the 2010-2013 years of his employment... and ends with the conclusion that

Mr. Malone ran this high school like a union shop, making up classes with scant demand to ensure employment for those whose skills were not in demand. This tactic robbed resources from areas of greater need in the district. Those who suffered the most were the gifted and those in need of early intervention.

HOW COULD THIS HAVE HAPPENED IN SPRINGBORO HIGH SCHOOL RIGHT UNDER OUR NOSES...AND WE NEVER KNEW
THAT THIS INSANELY POPULAR RON MALONE WAS REALLY A PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL HYPOPCRITE?

Inquiring minds wonder how this information made public in Mr. Malone's campaign flyers would have influenced the November 5th school board election?

What A Shame That Parents Are Usually the Last Ones to Know Whether or Not a Trusted Adult is abusive to our childrens' intellectual and/or
physical well being.
Waste Watchers

Springboro, OH

#29082 Nov 11, 2013
As the man who led our school district as high school principal for 13 years, Ron Malone held a special place of trust, authority, and influence in our community. How he chose to use tose gifts is revealed in the public records reports of his professional peer reviewers, his superiors, and his own public pronouncements. The recent not from Mr. Tom Isaacs of the Warren County Educatinal Service Center in defense of Mr. Malone is noteworthy in that it didnot refute any of their prior conclusions or recommendations.

December 2010 Warren County Educational Service Center audit report on SHS program of studies
RECOMMENDATIONS page 13:
"Increase the numbers of students taking the High Schools That Works recommended curriculum/Ohio Core each year by at least 25 percent.
Increase the percentage of students taking college preparatory courses. Eliminate any course offerings BELOW the college preparatory level."

Inquiring Minds are now questioning WHY Mr. Malone ran this high school like a union shop, making up classes with scant demand to ensure employment for those whose skills were not in demand? This tactic
ROBBED RESOURCES from areas of greater need in the district. Those who suffered the most were the gifted and those in need of early intervention.

... and that's a Waste of taxpayers money to deny to our students the high quality education that Taxpayers are funding in this school district.

... Mr. Malone can hide behind the Threesome school board campaign deceiving the voters in this school district; but he can't hide in the board room from accountability to the entire community of taxpayers.
Waste Watchers

Springboro, OH

#29083 Nov 11, 2013
The True History of a man through official documents written by third party observers.
It is not as golden as you have been lead to
believe.

January 2013 Warren County Educational Service Center audit report on SHS program of studies page 10: "SHS still offers general level classes (Algebra 1A and 1B, physical science, US History, and World History). Thus, not all students experience a college preparatory curriculum. Documents provided to the Technical Assistance Visiting (TAC) Team indicate that contrary to the High Schools That Works philosophy, SHS believes that offering low-level courses is in the best interest of students. That belief, however, WAS NOT SUBSTANTIATED by research or data."

WHAT A WASTE OF TAXPAYERS MONEY AND LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY FOR OUR SHS STUDENTS!

WHAT A SHAME THAT RON MALONE HAS NOW BROUGHT
THIS NEGATIVITY TO THE SPRINGBORO SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION! ANOTHER DARK SHAWDOW OF THE TWO EDUCATORS REPRESENTING EDUCATORS, RON MALONE
AND DAVID STUCKEY.

http://www.ratemyteachers.com/dave-stuckey/22...
Waste Watchers

Springboro, OH

#29084 Nov 11, 2013
The True History of a man through official documents written by third party observers.
It is not as golden as you have been lead to
believe.

As the man who led our school district as high school principal for 13 years, Ron Malone held a special place of trust, authority, and influence in our community. How he chose to use tose gifts is revealed in the public records reports of his professional peer reviewers, his superiors, and his own public pronouncements.

2013 USNEWS ranking of high schools in Ohio ranks King's #23, Mason#35, Bellbrook#37, Broookville#41,
Lebanon$38, Centerville #49, Waynesville #53, Monroe#90, and FINALLY Springboro #97!

Given our district's stated 40% gifted population, the fact that only 20% are on track to take A/P classes in high school, our district is severely underperforming compared to those districts around us in my opinion.

How could Ron Malone deceive so many parents and students for so long in his role of professional hypocrite with 41 years PAST experience as an "educator?"

How could Ron Malone get away with running our Springboro High School like a union shop, making up classes with scant demand to ensure employment for those whose skills were not in demand?

This tactic robbed resources from areas of greater NEED in the district. Those who suffered the most were the gifted and those in need of early intervention.

What a Waste of Taxpayers Money and Wasted educational opportunities for our students!
What a shame on Springboro voters for rewarding Ron Malone's academic and financial abuse of our students and taxpayers by seating Mr. Malone in the bully pulpit of the board room FOUR more years! WOW!...there oughta be a law protecting the Ignorant Elite in Springboro Schools who WASTED 5673 votes electing Ron Malone to school board.
Another View

Springboro, OH

#29085 Nov 12, 2013
Blah blah blah wrote:
<quoted text>
I received the flyer before the election. What you all fail to realize is that the board wanted to get rid of Malone, so they ensured his review was as negative as they could possibly make it. Why did he not implement board policies quickly enough? BECAUSE THE POLICIES SUCKED! Kudos for him for standing up for what was right for the kids and if that resulted in some negative verbiage on his eval, so be it. These are the kinds of things that the community is on to and sees RIGHT THROUGH now - and the the reason that the KPR/Wiedeman candidates, Bitner and Vaughn, were massacred.
I received the flyer the day AFTER the election. The election is now over, and Mr. Malone FAILED to get "the most popular vote
for revenge" AGAINST Kelly Kohls, David Petroni, Jim Rigano, and Doug Wiedeman; neither of whom were running for November 5 school board election.

Now, as board member elect, Mr. Malone is already
resuming his March 2012 "re-instate Principal Ron" protest rally against Our Students First/Children's First Budgeting winning agenda of our current board members and our NEW School District Administrators.

Based on public employment records of Mr. Malone, we now see clearly the lies and deceit that Ron Malone, and his union activist wife Sheri, spread throughout our schools, community and churches, falsely accusing board members Kelly Kohls, Jim Rigano, and David Petroni of trying to push the little children's BELOVED
education god, Principal Ron, out of his job.

Now we know that the whole scam of "re-instate Principal Ron" was nothing more than efforts of Gene Lolli trying to "save face" for the delusional insanely popular princiPAL, who priority with our school tax dollars was to keep Mr. Maney and his staff "HAPPY"
by running OUR Springboro High School like a Maney-Acts Union Shop, making up classes with scant demand to ensure employment for those whose skills were not in demand. Shame on you, Principal Ron! How dare you seduce our high school students with donuts and smiles and have a nice day; rendering One High School girl "unable to THRIVE in her education without her daily dose of "princiPAL Ron...?"

According to the DDN news article, princiPAL Ron's seductive influence on ONE high school girl caused this student to
"interrupt her OGT during class and take time out to give her attention to the task of emailing the Springboro School Board of Education on behalf of keeping her princiPAL Ron from leaving
the high school building....in order to ACCEPT a Greater Job Challenge and Big Promotion to District Offices, using his required expertise to help our school district leaders to RAISE THE BAR FOR ALL STUDNETS AND TEACHERS!

BUT MR. MALONE REFUSED TO LOOK AT TODAY AND THE FUTURE IN MARCH 2012; AND STILL CLINGS TO THE PAST SYMBOLISM OF THE BLUE RIBBON SPECIAL TITLE OF INSANELY POPULAR THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY.

Isn't it fun being the wealthiest, most educated, AND FINALLY
SPRINGBORO #97 school district among them all?
Another View

Springboro, OH

#29086 Nov 12, 2013
Blah blah blah wrote:
I'm sorry - is this blog not open to anyone?? I mean, do you HAVE to be a Tea Party fanatic to be on here? Guess what, I'm not going anywhere until I get bored (which may be sooner rather than later if Ms. Pickerington continues to say the same thing over and over and over and...zzzzz.)
One of my favorite parts about this election was talking to people who had voted for Kohls and/or Petroni/Rigano who were doing a 180. My father was one of these people. He is generally pro tea party and anti-union, but even he couldn't wait to get rid of the mindset of the current board. My father is one of many. You fail to realize that MSA's support was vast, varied, and strong. You will be reminded of this in two years when the pizza guys are voted down in another landslide.(Unless they squeak in by being on a school board led by MSA, which will make even Petroni and Rigano look good.)
It is proven For S-U-R-E that the Community of Blah blah blah has to be a bunch of Anti-Students First Fanatics, Who Can't Change Ron Malone's Vote for Revenge against BOE members Kelly Kohls, Jim Rigano and David Petroni; and Won't Change the Subject.
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#29087 Nov 12, 2013
Blah blah blah wrote:
<quoted text>
I received the flyer before the election. What you all fail to realize is that the board wanted to get rid of Malone, so they ensured his review was as negative as they could possibly make it. Why did he not implement board policies quickly enough? BECAUSE THE POLICIES SUCKED! Kudos for him for standing up for what was right for the kids and if that resulted in some negative verbiage on his eval, so be it. These are the kinds of things that the community is on to and sees RIGHT THROUGH now - and the the reason that the KPR/Wiedeman candidates, Bitner and Vaughn, were massacred.
The Warren County Education Service Center had two quotes from 2010 and from 2012. These were the opinions of professional educators hired to audit our program of studies, they were in no way influenced by our current board of education.

“SHS still offers general level classes (Algebra 1A and 1B, physical science, US History, and World History). Thus, not all students experience a college preparatory curriculum. Documents provided to the Technical Assitance Visiting(TAV) Team indicate that contrary to the High Schools That Works philosophy, SHS believes that offering low-level courses is in the best interest of students. This belief, however, WAS NOT SUBSTANTIATED by research or data.”

Mr. Gene Lolli wrote his comments during the performance review in January 2012. How many of us would survive in our jobs with the levels of compliance and cooperation Mr. Malone demonstrated to his good friend?

“Mr. Malone does demonstrate the ability to affect change, but sometimes very reluctantly. It sometimes takes numerous requests by Superintendent before changes are implemented.”
“Mr. Malone needs to improve on getting request goals to the Superintendent in a timely fashion. Examples include: Requested schedule of events for delayed start at the beginning of the year, at semester, and last week and have not yet received. Also requested times and dates of all staff meetings and quarterly updates on the High Schools That Work per 2011-2012 job targets."

Did USWNEWS have a particular axe to grind with Mr. Malone?

2013 USNEWS ranking of high schools in Ohio ranks King&#700;s #23, Mason #35, Bellbrook #37, Brookville #41, Lebanon #48, Centerville #49, Waynesville #53, Monroe #90, and finally Springboro #97.


Anyone care to correct the reports from Warren County Education Service Center, Mr. Lolli, or USNEWS?
Performance Review

Springboro, OH

#29088 Nov 12, 2013
QUESTION: Mr. Gene Lolli wrote his comments during the performance review in January 2012. How many of us would survive in our jobs with the levels of compliance and cooperation Mr. Malone demonstrated to his good friend?

ANSWER: Those of us school district taxpayers living and working in the REAL WORLD, trying to survive and keep our jobs during a really bad economy, AND even worse profitable job market throughout the State of Ohio...

...are held accountable to ZERO poor performance levels... in the private sector workplace that means "NO PERFORMANCE, NO EMPLOYEMENT."

Now that the truth is out about what really happened during the March 2012 "re-instate Principal Ron" community wide-temper tantrum; inquiring minds are asking: How did this level of "No Ron Malone Accountability to our Students First" raise the bar of Ron Malone's poor performance as a High School Principal to being elected Number Two in popularity as school board member?
Reality Bytes

Springboro, OH

#29089 Nov 12, 2013
Blah blah blah wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, teachers are pure evel lol. If you had been here to witness the disrespect the teachers had at the hands of KPR you would understand. THE BOARD is the one who carefully chose the timing of letting Malone go, not the teachers.we WILL learn what we just did -we put our schools back in the hands of people who care!
Yes, teachers are pure evel lol...?
(NO TEACHERS ARE PURE EVIL; NEITHER ARE BOARD MEMBERS KPR -
Kelly Kohls, David Petroni, Jim Rigano).

If you had been here to witness...?
(BEEN HERE SINCE 2005 WITH EYES WIDE OPEN AND HAVE SEEN FIRST HAND EXACTLY WHICH OF THE Blah blah blah Community Ones, FOR S-U-R-E, ARE LYING: AND WHICH OF THE Blah blah blah Community Ones, FOR
S-U-R-E ARE PURE EVIL in their politics of personal destruction AGAINST our school districts reform minded winning agenda putting Students First, while Maintaining Fiscal Integrity.)

...you would understand...THE BOARD is the one who carefully chose the timing of letting Malone go...?
(IT IS PERFECTLY UNDERSTOOD THAT RON MALONE WAS RECOMMENDED BY HIS BOSS, MR. LOLLI, FOR PROMOTION TO DISTRICT OFFICES. IT IS PERFECTLY UNDERSTOOD THAT THE UNION PRESIDENT, NOT MR. MALONE, REPORTED TO THE DDN THAT HE AND HIS STAFF WERE NOT "HAPPY" WITH MR. MALONE'S NEW JOB OFFER.)

... we put our schools back in the hands of people who care...?
(COMMUNITY WIDE SUPPORT FOR THE PROGRESS MADE IN THE LAST TWO YEARS BY OUR CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS (KOHLS,RIGANO,PETRONI,MILLER,
KULL) PROVE THAT OUR SCHOOLS ARE IN GOOD HANDS OF PEOPLE WHO CARE
DOING WHAT'S RIGHT FOR OUR SCHOOL CHILDREN AND COMMUNITY)...

HOORAY FOR US!.... THE RECENT SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION OF CHARLES ANDERSON AS NUMBER ONE CHOICE PROVES THAT OUR COMMUNITY SUPPORTS OUR CHILDREN FIRST BUDGETING SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS....

AND OUR BORO FUTURE IS BRIGHT!

THANK YOU, KELLY KOHLS, JIM RIGANO, DAVID PETRONI, DON MILLER, and Wendy Kull!

THANK YOU, MR. PETREY, and SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF!

ABOUT OUR STUDOUR SPUR
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#29090 Nov 12, 2013
Blah blah blah wrote:
<quoted text>
This cracks me up!!! First of all, it was not a popularity contest. Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson just wanted all three of them to win. The fact that Anderson had the highest number of votes is indicative of the fact that you all put him on your signs too!!! You guys were SO afraid of Malone that you endorsed Anderson. So, yes, mathematically speaking, that's what put Anderson over the top, and I couldn't be more thrilled! Did I think Malone would garner the highest number of votes? Yes. Until you all told your side to vote for him also and then it was clear Anderson would. He was an excellent candidate and deserving.
By the way, you don't need to keep thanking the current school board (yourself?) and the mediocre "super." We get it.
Mr. Anderson garnered the most votes because he was perceived as the most competent person running across all spectrum.

Mr. Anderson represents the people's desire for a person with past experience serving on the board of education and business success in the private sector.

This combination will serve Mr Anderson and the community well.
Reality Bytes

Springboro, OH

#29091 Nov 12, 2013
Blah blah blah wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes, teachers are pure evel lol. If you had been here to witness the disrespect the teachers had at the hands of KPR you would understand. THE BOARD is the one who carefully chose the timing of letting Malone go, not the teachers.we WILL learn what we just did -we put our schools back in the hands of people who care!
Yes, teachers are pure evel lol...?
(NO TEACHERS ARE PURE EVIL; NEITHER ARE BOARD MEMBERS KPR -
Kelly Kohls, David Petroni, Jim Rigano).

If you had been here to witness...?
(BEEN HERE SINCE 2005 WITH EYES WIDE OPEN AND HAVE SEEN FIRST HAND EXACTLY WHICH OF THE Blah blah blah Community Ones, FOR S-U-R-E, ARE LYING: AND WHICH OF THE Blah blah blah Community Ones, FOR
S-U-R-E ARE PURE EVIL in their politics of personal destruction AGAINST our school districts reform minded winning agenda putting Students First, while Maintaining Fiscal Integrity.)

...you would understand...THE BOARD is the one who carefully chose the timing of letting Malone go...?
(IT IS PERFECTLY UNDERSTOOD THAT RON MALONE WAS RECOMMENDED BY HIS BOSS, MR. LOLLI, FOR PROMOTION TO DISTRICT OFFICES. IT IS PERFECTLY UNDERSTOOD THAT THE UNION PRESIDENT, NOT MR. MALONE, REPORTED TO THE DDN THAT HE AND HIS STAFF WERE NOT "HAPPY" WITH MR. MALONE'S NEW JOB OFFER.)

... we put our schools back in the hands of people who care...?
(COMMUNITY WIDE SUPPORT FOR THE PROGRESS MADE IN THE LAST TWO YEARS BY OUR CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS (KOHLS,RIGANO,PETRONI,MILLER,
KULL) PROVE THAT OUR SCHOOLS ARE IN GOOD HANDS OF PEOPLE WHO CARE
DOING WHAT'S RIGHT FOR OUR SCHOOL CHILDREN AND COMMUNITY)...

HOORAY FOR US!.... THE RECENT SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION OF CHARLES ANDERSON AS NUMBER ONE CHOICE PROVES THAT OUR COMMUNITY SUPPORTS OUR CHILDREN FIRST BUDGETING SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS....

AND OUR BORO FUTURE IS BRIGHT!

THANK YOU, KELLY KOHLS, JIM RIGANO, DAVID PETRONI, DON MILLER, and WENDY KULL!

THANK YOU, MR. PETREY, and SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF!
Doug Wiedeman

Cleveland, OH

#29092 Nov 12, 2013
Springboro Forum wrote:
The fact is that voters rejected the status quo of the past few years. They were tired of all the shifty shenanigans that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano were trying to pull. They were tired of the nepotism. They were tired of the greedy politics. They were tired of the manipulated statistics. They were tired of it all.
Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson have an overwhelming mandate, something that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano never had. The community wants Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson's vision for a brighter tomorrow.
We rejected the Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano era. Now the community can be proud to send their kids to school, knowing that soon they will once again get an education.
An education of sorts yes, but a rather hollow one by any realistic measure. Only a fool would celebrate these results as positive.

DEFINITIONS OF PROFICIENT
2013 OHIO ACHIEVEMENT ASSESSMENT TESTS
..........MATH SCORE......READING SCORE
GRADE 3......63%- 71%.........58%- 77%
GRADE 4......47%- 71%.........46%- 65%

GRADE 5......48%- 65%.........51%- 77%
GRADE 6......40%- 58%.........37%- 63%
GRADE 7......34%- 58%.........44%- 68%
GRADE 8......32%- 56%.........48%- 66%
*OGT.........41%- 61%.........41%- 63%
*Ohio Graduation Test taken in the spring of the sophomore year
Did You Know

Springboro, OH

#29093 Nov 12, 2013
Springboro Forum wrote:
The fact is that voters rejected the status quo of the past few years. They were tired of all the shifty shenanigans that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano were trying to pull. They were tired of the nepotism. They were tired of the greedy politics. They were tired of the manipulated statistics. They were tired of it all.
Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson have an overwhelming mandate, something that Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano never had. The community wants Malone, Stuckey, and Anderson's vision for a brighter tomorrow.
We rejected the Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano era. Now the community can be proud to send their kids to school, knowing that soon they will once again get an education.
The facts are: there is no Kohls, Petroni, and Rigano era; just as there is no Anderson, Malone, Stuckey, newly elected Threesome with ONE voice.

The facts are there is NO BOE MAJORITY of Malone/Stuckey Educators Representing Educators.

The facts are, as of January 2014, Our Three newly elected board representatives will join the current board members and begin the learning process, AS A TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS, how to effectively FIT their individual skills with board members Jim Rigano and David Petroni and Mr. Petrey and our school district administrators and building principals.

WE BELIEVE in order to deliver the highest level of education we must RAISE THE BAR well past the state minimums and strive to challenge our children, parents, and staff to reach higher. We can and must do better, our children's future depends on our actions today.

Congratulations to Mr. Anderson, Mr. Malone, and Mr. Stuckey
and Welcome Aboard! Springboro Families and Taxpaying homeowners
who strongly support the amazing progress made in the past two years by our current board's reform minded philosophy look forward to working with you in our school board's public meetings.

...and that's a School Community/Community of Taxpayers TEAMWORK thing!
Seriously

Piqua, OH

#29094 Nov 12, 2013
Waste Watchers wrote:
The True History of a man through official documents written by third party observers.
It is not as golden as you have been lead to
believe.
January 2013 Warren County Educational Service Center audit report on SHS program of studies page 10: "SHS still offers general level classes (Algebra 1A and 1B, physical science, US History, and World History). Thus, not all students experience a college preparatory curriculum. Documents provided to the Technical Assistance Visiting (TAC) Team indicate that contrary to the High Schools That Works philosophy, SHS believes that offering low-level courses is in the best interest of students. That belief, however, WAS NOT SUBSTANTIATED by research or data."
WHAT A WASTE OF TAXPAYERS MONEY AND LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY FOR OUR SHS STUDENTS!
WHAT A SHAME THAT RON MALONE HAS NOW BROUGHT
THIS NEGATIVITY TO THE SPRINGBORO SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION! ANOTHER DARK SHAWDOW OF THE TWO EDUCATORS REPRESENTING EDUCATORS, RON MALONE
AND DAVID STUCKEY.
http://www.ratemyteachers.com/dave-stuckey/22...
You sound like so many on this site that will repeat statistics or quotes but know nothing about how to teach children. Yes, Springboro Schools offer basic level Algebra and History classes. And yes some students take these class. Do you really expect every child to take the more advanced classes? Do you really think every student in Springboro should be in the same type of class and learns at exactly the same pace? Do you really think that every student should go to college? As stated very clearly at the board meeting last Thursday, your precious Petroni and Regano do not believe the same as you! You should also apply some critical thinking before you so quickly repeat a statement that makes no sense. And remember, Springboro is a public school, required to teach ALL of its students, not just the best and the brightest. As with any other public school district around (Centerville, Lebanon, Beavercreek, etc.) they all have the basic level courses on their program of studies because they understand - it is NEEDED for some students.

And the only negativity I see is what is brought about by this blog!
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#29095 Nov 12, 2013
...there is no room for the insanely popular
Lone Malone's Jealousy in the board room of our Excellent Team of board members and school district leaders doing what's right for our school children and community, putting Students First, while Maintaining Fiscal Integrity!

Jealousy is the only vice that gives no pleasure to Ron Malone, not even as he is the Victor of claiming only Number Two in the Novembr 5th popularity contest.

Inquiry Minds are asking if Mr. Malone can discipline himself to contribute anything good to the challenge of Raising the Bar for Students and Teachers; OR will he take the status quo low road in the direction of revengefully continuing his
war of words against Our Children's First reform minded 21st Century Quality classroom education?

SOS to the Lone Malone:

"Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your poisition falls, your ego goes with it." -Colin Powell-

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