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LETTER: Lauds School Board for selecting cross section of community to discuss building design

Published: March 5, 2017 12:00 AM

On Feb. 24, I joined a group of teachers, students, parents, administrators, and community members who gathered to begin discussing the design phase of Tallmadge's new K-5 and middle school buildings. The architects of Sol Harris/Day led this "Educational Visioning Session." Superintendent, Jeff Ferguson perfectly captured the theme of the day while addressing the group in his closing remarks when he said, "Today was a process, a journey, a first step."

Kudos to the Tallmadge School Board for seeking participation from both those who will be using the new facilities and from a cross section of the community who will be supporting these same facilities. This array of participants will certainly facilitate a design that will serve Tallmadge for many years to come. There will be many steps in this journey; this was indeed a good first one.

 

Chuck Victor, Tallmadge


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