GUHSD TO HOLD HEARING APRIL 15 ON PROPOSAL TO NAME SCHOOL AFTER REAGAN
By Bill Weaver, Chairman, Alpine High School Citizens Committee
April 8, 2010 (Alpine) -- There has been correspondence accusing the Alpine High School Citizens Committee (AHSCC) of having name bias, and of being anti President Ronald Reagan. The AHSCC does not take a position on the naming of our high school, other than supporting (1993) Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD) Board police #7310, without exception, and nobody representing the AHSCC promotes an anti-President Ronald Reagan position.
The AHSCC's non-scientific sampling of area residents (www.ahscc.com), suggests that less than 10% of Alpine support's the GUHSD March 11th Board action to deviate from the original BP#7310.
The GUHSD's BP#7310 facility naming policy is very non-biased, as is the AHSCC. Our new high school should be named after the geographic region which it serves, and by the people of that region. That is exactly what BP#7310 stipulates.
There is to be a second vote by the GUHSD Governing Board after a public hearing inviting public opinion; on Thursday, April 15th at 6 PM at the East County Career and Regional Education Center at 924 East Main in El Cajon (N.E. corner of Main & Mollison). Then the GUHSD Board votes to confirm, or re-affirm, the original 3-2 decision that named the Alpine area high school the, “Ronald Reagan High School” (RRHS).
If you care to name our local area new high school something other than RRHS, please come to the April 15th Board meeting and express yourself.
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