The closure of Foss High School can be prevented by busing students from the other schools to Foss and equalize enrollment at all high schools rather than having overcrowded classrooms by shuttling students en masse from Foss. This keeps the Foss community intact.
The Tacoma School Board should consider closing all schools from Thanksgiving break through New Year’s break. This approach will reduce district costs for heating, lights and bus transportation when it is colder. Athletic events could continue as scheduled because they have separate facilities.
Another consideration is to use a trimester schedule, extend seasonal breaks, and …