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May 21, 2019: Superintendent's Patrick Henry and Douglas MacArthur Collaborative Committee

May 21, 2019: Superintendent's Patrick Henry and Douglas MacArthur Collaborative Committee

ACPS is establishing the Superintendent's Patrick Henry and Douglas MacArthur Collaborative Committee.

The goal is to be able to meet the needs of both Douglas MacArthur Elementary School and Patrick Henry School as we begin the work to update the old Patrick Henry building and use it as swing space for MacArthur.

This group will incorporate some of those who have previously served on the expired Patrick Henry Advisory Group who wish to continue to serve, as well as inviting further representation from Douglas MacArthur and Patrick Henry, including incoming PTA presidents from each; staff members from each; RPCA representation; a community liaison from a civic association that covers the Douglas MacArthur area; and a School Board member and/or City Council member who represents each school.  

The role of the committee will be to:

  • Represent interests that support a successful visiting occupancy of Douglas MacArthur on the Patrick Henry site
  • Identify concerns and challenges of the dual use
  • Propose solutions as they arise during the dual occupancy
  • Facilitate positive relationships between the two schools and communities

The group will meet monthly, with the first meeting on Monday, June 3, 2019 in the library at Patrick Henry School from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.