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3/7/16 YES for Oak Creek Schools is hosting a School Board Candidate Meet & Greet on Saturday, March 19 from 10 am until 12 noon in the fellowship hall at Oak Creek Community United Methodist Church, 8675 S. 13th Street. The format of the event is "open house" -- stop in anytime and talk one on one with Veronica Baricevic, Josh Borzick, Frank Carini, Amy Mlot, and Beth Waschow.
2/8/16 YES volunteers met this weekend to discuss and grade school board candidates in the areas of Knowledge, Vision, Experience, and Leadership. This group of 7 moms and dads represented all four levels of education in the district (K4, elementary, middle, and high school) and have been actively involved in YES either with referendum advocacy or increasing the board size. No candidates or family members of candidates were involved. We reviewed profiles on the YES page, NOW profiles, public Wisconsin Circuit Court records, and Google searches. School Board Candidate Report Card is posted here.
2/3/16 Franklin NOW candidate profiles can be found here.
1/30/16 YES for Oak Creek Schools is working on creating report cards to evaluate each school board candidate.
Candidate profiles added for Rosemarie Annonson and Darin Grabowski.
Profiles created for Jon Jossart and Jeff Gassenhuber.
Candidate profile created for Beth Waschow.
Candidate profiles created for Josh Borzick, Frank Carini, and Gregory Loreck.
Profile created for Sean Kingston.
Profiles were created for candidates Veronica Baricevic, Amy Mlot, and Elizabeth Sparks.
Read our letter to school board candidates announcing that our profile web form is now live. We will attempt to reach each candidate in person, electronically, or via USPS mail, if necessary. All candidates are invited to participate.
There will be a primary election held on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 for Oak Creek-Franklin School Board. Eight candidates will move on to the general election on April 5, 2016. YES for Oak Creek Schools invites candidates to share information for profiles pages on this website. Candidates can complete this survey to share information about their background and qualifications.
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YES for Oak Creek Schools is an independent grassroots organization of volunteers who advocate for greater parent involvement and improved communication in the Oak Creek-Franklin School District. With a strong belief in public education, we encourage parents to be active participants in joining us to demand excellence in Oak Creek-Franklin schools. YES was founded in 2014 as a referendum advocacy group, and its focus has evolved into increasing awareness of issues at the district level.
This website is not as active as it was during the 2014 and 2015 elections. Visit our Facebook page for the latest communication. Read our blog archive or contact us. Finally, don't forget to like YES for Oak Creek Schools on Facebook and Twitter.
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