Union backs teacher’s wish to support student who attacked him

The Santa Rosa Teachers Association has given Midrose High School teacher Tyler Ahlborn paid work days so the veteran teacher can attend court hearings for the boy who attacked him on campus Nov. 19. Ahlborn was stabbed multiple times about the head and neck in an attack that prompted a [...]

By | December 16th, 2013|0 Comments

SRCS gets first donation for Columbine locks

$25 down, $999,975 to go. In a Close To Home column published in the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., Santa Rosa Teachers Association President Andy Brennan advocated against calls for arming school teachers. A better strategy, he said, would be to invest in the installation of “Columbine [...]

By | January 29th, 2013|1 Comment

UPDATED: Want to run for SRCS school board? Hurry.

UPDATE: I spoke with Santa Rosa Teachers Assocation president Andy Brennan about the election and he said it's his guess that the race will draw no other takers and that the four who have filed will be the four elected. "As a social studies teacher, I think elections are good [...]

By | August 14th, 2012|0 Comments

SR board gives Liddell send-off

The Santa Rosa School Board give a long, laudatory sendoff to outgoing Superintendent Sharon Liddell Wednesday night – her last at the helm of Sonoma County’s largest school district. Liddell announced her resignation in February after nine years with the district. Board President Larry Haenel, reading from a [...]

By | June 28th, 2012|1 Comment

SR teachers to rally for candidates tomorrow

With election day next Tuesday and the first competitive race in six years, the Santa Rosa teachers union is planning to greet students and their parents at the driveways and sidewalks of Santa Rosa City Schools campuses Wednesday morning with signs supporting their slate of candidates for the school board. [...]

By | October 26th, 2010|3 Comments