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Newsletter - Special Edition 14

October 11, 2005

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Help convince ESUHSD to keep Bill Rice at Lick

JLHS Community Meeting, Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 PM

The teachers and staff of James Lick High School just learned today (Tuesday) that Acting District Superintendent, Bob Nuñez, is relocating Principal Bill Rice to Independence High School almost immediately.

The Lick community is outraged that a gifted leader, who has been an outstanding catalyst for change at the high school, is being removed. Just a few weeks ago Bill Rice was named JLHS Principal – after 18 months of co-directing the school with two others. The teachers and staff are inviting parents and community members to meet with them tomorrow evening (Wednesday) to express their (and our) enormous outrage and to convey it to Mr. Nuñez.

When and Where: Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the James Lick library

Principal Bill Rice has been the driving force in Lick High’s turn-around. He has earned the respect of the students and staff. To lose him now would take the momentum out of the school’s precarious progress. Make your opinion known tomorrow evening!

Click here to read about the last “Administration Adjustment” at James Lick earlier this year.

Watch the NNV Community Bulletin Board for any changes to this schedule and for information on other upcoming community events and meetings.

Click here to read the current edition of NNV online. Watch for the next edition in early November.



Judy Thompson
New Neighborhood Voice
(408) 272-7008 

Copyright© 2005 by Judy Thompson.  All rights reserved. Updated 10/13/05.

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