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BREADCRUMB

Timeline

Last update: December 14, 2023

Read an important message from the Superintendent regarding a pause in the consideration of a middle school consolidation.

Please note that these time frames are estimates and may be updated throughout the Middle School Consolidation Study process. Specific dates for meetings and community engagement opportunities will be added to this page and communicated broadly as they become available.


September 2023

  • Share enrollment and potential consolidation study plan, timeline, expectations and opportunities for engagement
  • Solicit Superintendent Advisory Council (SCAC) membership

October 2023

  • Share demographer data – by Friday, October 20
  • Conduct community forums at each of BSD’s five comprehensive middle schools, where participants can review demographers’ findings and discuss the implications
    • In-Person Events
      • Chinook – Monday, October 23, 6:00 p.m.
      • Tillicum – Tuesday, October 24, 6:00 p.m.
      • Odle – Wednesday, October 25, 6:00 p.m.
      • Highland – Thursday, October 26, 6:00 p.m.
      • Tyee – Monday, October 30, 6:00 p.m.
    • Online Events
      • Friday, October 27, 2023 (English), 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
      • Wednesday, November 1 (Spanish), 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
      • Wednesday, November 1 (Mandarin), 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
      • Wednesday, November 1 (Korean), 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
      • Thursday, November 2 (English), 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
      • Friday, November 3 (English), 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
  • Collect additional community feedback through an online survey
  • Equitable and targeted outreach to specific groups

November to December 2023

January 2024

  • Superintendent to work with the School Board and develop a process for community engagement to prioritize our budget and expenditures as we look for ways to reduce spending 
  • District staff and School Board – working with our legislators to advocate for legislative options to help address our budget shortfall 

February 2024

  • Conduct community forums and surveys to gather feedback on the recommendation
  • Equitable and targeted outreach to specific groups

  • Superintendent revises recommendations based on community feedback

March 2024

  • Superintendent presents recommendation to the School Board for approval

Share Your Questions, Comments and Feedback

The district encourages your questions, comments and feedback by emailing MSConsolidation@bsd405.org.