Thank you to our residents for their continued support of Beavercreek City Schools! Voters have approved both school ballot issues put before them on May 7. Passage of the operating levy and permanent improvement levy is a clear indicator that the future of our school district remains a top priority for our community, which believes that strong schools create strong communities.
I especially would like to extend my gratitude to the countless volunteers who worked tirelessly to make sure our community was well informed with the facts about the needs we face as a school district and community.
Revenue generated from these levies will allow students the opportunity to receive an education that prepares them for the future. The assets, services, programs and personnel necessary to deliver meaningful and relevant instruction will remain in place. These levies will help maintain what our community already has and what families expect.
It is critical to understand that our district leadership will always continue exploring avenues to cut costs and save money. The number of resources necessary to educate our kids is staggering; therefore, we will continue to be mindful of our taxpayer dollars and stretch our budget as much as possible without compromising the great experience we offer to our students and staff.
Although the passage of the May 7 ballot requests is a step in the right direction, the Beavercreek City School District still faces challenges that require the help and support of our community. We have an urgent need to find additional learning space for our students; current facilities are struggling to keep pace with the numbers of new students coming into our district and projections indicate the trend will continue well into the future. A great deal of work has already been completed in this matter but ultimately we will rely on collaboration with our entire community to identify a comprehensive solution.
It’s now time to take a step back and and focus our attention on the celebrations of the immediate future. We will soon see hundreds of young men and women graduate from Beavercreek High School and begin the next chapter in their lives. One chapter closes while another one opens as we prepare to welcome new students into our school district family and get our current students ready for next year.
There is a lot of work still to be completed but the future looks promising for Beavercreek City Schools. With the Beavercreek community standing beside us, great things will happen.