“Science and Critical Thinking Go Hand-In-Hand”

By Carl Langner Member, Thompson School District Board of Education This brief report is in response to an invitation to all TSD board members to submit “Blog” reports within our areas of expertise – for placement on the District website.  This report addresses the teaching of science, which together with engineering, was the focus of…

TSD Is Your School District – Help Us Prepare for the Future!

During the next several months, the Thompson School District Board of Education will be having some of our most-challenging discussions in several years. We are renegotiating the Memorandum of Understanding with the Thompson Education Association concurrently with developing the district’s budget for 2017-18 and working with the Master Plan Committee to determine possible school boundary…

“Thompson Reinvented” Provides Opportunity for Community Discussion

I love musical theater. So I was interested to read about a local dinner theater’s plans for improvement. The owner plans an expansion that will include a larger kitchen to expedite meal service, a multi-tiered conference center, a workshop space for building sets and an expanded office area. The owner believes these additions will “improve…

A Fresh Start for 2016

Welcome to The Board Blog! In our ongoing effort to provide a variety of opportunities for the Board of Education to engage the Thompson School District community, the directors will be “blogging” in this space on a rotating basis. As the new President of the Board, it is my pleasure to write the inaugural column….

Welcome to the “Board Blog”

Thompson School District Board members are taxpayers, parents, business people, community residents and school volunteers. They all share a deep commitment to providing a sound education to all young people living in the district.  The seven members of the Board are elected at-large from geographic areas for four-year terms. They represent parents as well as…