Dr. Chris Winters

Recent Posts

BOE to Superintendent: Slice “Opportunity Block” to Half Hour

Without a full 45 minute opportunity block, it will not be possible to offer students a full credit course at the end of the school day. The BOE advised the administration to devise a structured 30 minutes for students who are not excused for sports or school sanctioned activity so that they don’t just leave school early. Continue Reading →

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Public Input on Cardinal Field Upgrades Focuses on Access Road, Ice Rink, Maintenance

In the first half of a double header public input session, residents asked questions about upgrades to Cardinal field. Representatives from the Milbrook Association asked about traffic flow from proposed access road. GAF asked about ice rink on tennis courts in off season. Continue Reading →

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BOE Approves Gildea’s Start/End Time Creative Solution for GHS: The “Opportunity Block”

Dr. Gildea proposed a creative solution to the “pain points” in this year’s new GHS start/end times. The idea of a non-rotating “opportunity block” at the end of the day would allow athletes to leave for games without missing a core academic subject. Most of the board members reacted very favorably. Continue Reading →

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Letter: If Headmaster Believes Science on Start Time, He Should Not Recommend 8:15am Start

“If Mr. Winters doesn’t want to call the science into question, he shouldn’t recommend an 8:15am start time. What’s clear is that he is bowing to pressure from a minority of parents who are putting the interest of athletes ahead of the general student population.” – Jonathan Perloe Continue Reading →

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