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