February 2021 Meeting

Posted by Harvest Coats on 2/5/2021

The Board and Superintendent Student Advisory Panel met for the second meeting of 2021. The following items were discussed:

  • Feedback & experiences with registering for PSAT, many students mentioned that colleges are moving away from requiring PSAT scores.
  • GPA and how it is calculated, asked students for opinions and they had good options and ideas to make GPA more balanced.
  • 2021 Bond; Chief Communication Officer Tim Savoy addressed items on the Bond Overview Information Sheet
  • High failure rates and possible solutions/recovery plan
  • Students brought up the need for social and emotional learning to combat depression during a pandemic that left many feeling isolated and anxious. Students felt that direct student-teacher communication helped them feel connected and understood. The Hays HopeLine was mentioned as a secondary way to get help in a personal crisis. https://www.hayscisd.net/hopeline