Afterthoughts

An occasional collection of vignettes from events and public meetings in Warren County that never make it into news stories because…well, you’ll see.

Not half-full

During a discussion of population in Warren County School District, experts were talking about the bell curve. While the point was that our population decline may have hit the end of the curve and the associated plateau, “tapering off into infinity” just doesn’t sound like a positive outlook.

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Sometimes students have to go to places other than their home schools to get the programs they want. During a discussion of sports consolidations, a board member brought up the importance of stability. “They’re already building that relationship. I don’t want to shuffle these kids around like they’re chess pieces.” We’re hoping students could participate in the chess club at their home schools. And by the way… we object to the language ‘Shuffle around.’ We would have you know, chess is a highly ordered and strategic endeavor.

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