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Do you have concerns about school consolidation plans? We want to hear from you!

Do you have concerns about school consolidation plans? We want to hear from you!

Thank you to all of our parents, staff, students and community members who attended the Community Dialogue meeting to discuss the possible consolidation of Fairlawn and Poplar Halls elementary schools and conversion of Lake Taylor Middle to a K-8.  Please know that we realize these conversations are never easy to have as we understand that feelings of nostalgia and personal affinities play a role in how connected people are to these schools.  Norfolk Public Schools must consider a number of factors as the district continues its educational planning process, these include the following:

•   Declining enrollments
•   Building conditions and land capacity
•   Future community developments
•   What’s in the best interest for NPS students

For more information on this process, visit the Cooperative Strategies project site via the district’s main webpage at npsk12.com.  Click on the scrolling message about educational planning.  Whether you attended the meeting or not, you may still voice your concerns and support.  We have set up a survey so that you may provide feedback online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LakeTaylorK8.