Join the Discussion: Salem Middle Conversion to a Traditional Calendar

Dear Parents,

First, here’s to hoping that your track out has been restful and relaxing! Mine has been full of part time work and yard work and Y-Guides camping with my kid — so I’d describe it as "busy but amazing."

Second, I’m not sure if you’ve been following the news, but the Wake County School Board is considering converting Salem Middle School to a traditional calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

Obviously, that’s going to have a big impact on all y’all!

The school board has created an online discussion board that contains information and a place for you to express your opinion about this proposed change. You can find the information page here and you can find the discussion board for feedback from Salem Middle parents here. Plans are for a final decision to be made on May 2nd of this year.

Regardless of how you feel about the issue, I hope you’ll take the time to share your thoughts with the county. That’s a great way to model active participation in our community’s direction for your kids.

Hope this helps,

Bill Ferriter