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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Tonight's Hollywood "Community Meeting to Discuss Curriculum for Elem. School "C"

Since I wrote about Ann Murray again
in an email last week that discussed
some matters and also linked to Bob
's excellent stories, in case
some folks hadn't seen his stories
originally, esp. the great one around
Labor Day about her hitting the road
for parts north of here for some
cold hard campaign cash, titled

nn Murray Gets the Royal Treatment
archives at http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/
I've received 8 more emails attacking
Murray and Gottlieb as no-nothing,
'reform sell-out' phonies.

Per the Herald's story of Monday
Put construction committee on hold,
Broward School Board member says
one well-informed Hollywood activist
finally uttered the phrase that first
occurred to me this past spring,
after I wrote about the fact that more
than six months after being her
being elected, Murray's email address
was STILL not on the Broward School
Board's website, and my frustration
at not getting ANY sort of response
from School Board staff to this news:
Ann "Rip Van Winkle" Murray

The consensus from people who've
written me -hardly scientific- is
that the same effort by Broward
powers-that-be that forced the
school into the Lincoln Park
neighborhood in the first place
-and ruined their neighborhood
-is part of Jennifer Gottlieb's
long-term efforts to placate her
supporters, many of whose children,
like her's, will soon be too old
to continue going to their present
Montessori school in FTL.

According to these same emails,
the script is already being written
whereby Gottlieb comes to the
rescue and does what's necessary
to make sure that the public school
in Lincoln Park uses the Montessori
, so they don't have to
for a private Montessori,
like the one on Hollywood Blvd.,
which, from what I'm told by some
of you, charges about $900 a month.

So, going into this meeting tonight,
which so many of you have been
reminding me about, that's the
theory as of now, so make
of it what
you will.

Since I'm not sure if I'll be there
tonight, if you go tonight, please
drop me a line tomorrow about
what your thoughts are about what
you saw and heard, as well as any

pieces of the puzzle that were
curiously missing from the overall

I suspect the meeting will be quite
an interesting spectacle tonight,
with lots of verbal thrusts and volleys,
given that usual allies will be on on
different sides of this issue,
on geography,
personal friendships
and political
alliances, and the respective
of their own kids.

The personal becomes the political.

And even now, Peter Deutsch and
Ben Gamla's attempt to overwhelm
a family neighborhood in Hallandale
Beach with a K-12 Broward public
school, and all the attendant traffic
from all points of the compass,
including a lot from Aventura,
Sunny Isles and NMB in M-D,
looms on the horizon as a fight
that'll be joined before the end
of the year...

City of Hollywood
, Florida

Office of the City Manager


October 12, 2009

Contact: Raelin Storey

Public Affairs and Marketing Director

Phone: 954.921.3098

Cell: 954.812.0975 Fax: 954.921.3314

E-mail: rstorey@hollywoodfl.org

Community Meeting to Discuss Curriculum

for Elementary School "C" Thursday, October 15th

HOLLYWOOD, FL - The City of Hollywood will host a community meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers, Room 219 of Hollywood City Hall located at 2600 Hollywood Boulevard. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the proposed curriculum for the new elementary school currently being constructed at Lincoln Street and 24th Avenue in Hollywood.

Representatives from Broward Schools including Dr. Joel Herbst, South Area Superintendent and Valerie Wanza, South Area Manager, will be on hand to answer questions regarding the proposal for the new school to include pre-K through 8th grade students.

For additional information, please contact Raelin Storey, Public Affairs and Marketing Director, at 954.921.3098.

# # #

Raelin Storey
Public Affairs and Marketing Director
City of Hollywood
954-921-3098 (Office)
954-812-0975 (Cell)
954-921-3314 (Fax)

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