What should I do
if I don't favor YRS/Alternative calendar?
If you are not in favor of
Year-Round School you should do the following,
Section A: Place an
"X" in the space next to "Strongly Disagree"
(any other answer implies some
level of support for YRS)
Section B: Make only one
choice! Place a "1" in the space for "I could support a
Traditional Calendar". Do not make a second choice!
(Marking a second choice
implies some level of support for YRS)
Where/How do I turn in my
Opelika * Auburn
News* THE NEWSPAPER
OF EAST ALABAMA*11/10/98
Special: Year-round school
Special to the News
As part of the process of
investigating an alternative calendar for Auburn City Schools, a survey will be
conducted of parents, Auburn City Schools employees, students grades 6-12,
daycare operators and the community as a whole.
The Auburn Chamber of Commerce has
already con ducted a survey of its members. When all the surveys have been
collected, the accounting firm of Machen, McChesney & Chastain will
calculate the results.
Specific timelines and surveying
procedures have been devised for each of the various groups. Green survey forms
will be mailed to parents Nov. 12. Parents can return their completed survey to
any school within the school district Nov. 18 and 19. Parents may bring their
completed survey, sealed in the attached ACS stamped envelope that will be
mailed with the survey, to a school office. They can also send that sealed
envelope to school with their child. Sealed survey boxes will he placed in
school offices Nov. 18 and 19. All boxes will be picked up at 6 p.m. Nov. 19.
Students, grades 6-12, will complete
yellow survey forms with the distinctive stamp lettered ACS at their schools
Nov. 19. Students may respond and place their surveys in the sealed survey
boxes in the school office.
Auburn City Schools employees will
receive an orange survey form with the distinctive stamp lettered ACS Nov. 19.
They can submit their form throughout the day to their school office or at the
office of Transportation and Maintenance.
Only residents of the City of Auburn
will be allowed to submit a completed survey. A copy of the survey is published
here. The Auburn Bulletin will also be publishing a copy of the survey.
Residents wishing to submit a survey may clip one out of the paper and bring it
to the Auburn Board of Education Office Nov. 19. A sealed survey box will be
set up in the lobby. Residents wishing to submit a survey will be required to
present a photo ID and proof of residency, and sign a registry. Surveys will be
received from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Members of the survey subcommittee will
deliver survey forms to Auburn City Daycare and Preschool facilities Nov. 12,
along with self-addressed stamped envelopes. These surveys may be mailed but
must be received by Nov. 19. Any survey received after that date will be
rejected. Building principals and Directors of Transportation and Maintenance
will be responsible for securing the survey boxes at their buildings. Any
survey form received after the survey period set forth above will be rejected.
All extra survey forms shall be returned to the Central Office and kept in the
district's vault. Machen, McChesney & Chastain will account for these
the STOP YEAR-ROUND SCHOOL
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