The District 8 Community Round Table serves as a common body of community members who come together to address, research, communicate and educate on issues important to the greater San Jose Council District 8 communities.
January 7, 2017
The D8CRT meets the first Thursday of the month at 7pm
The D8CRT’s purpose is to improve the quality of life within District 8 and the surrounding neighborhoods. The D8CRT researches, promotes, and/or participates in programs and educates on projects that will result in overall community betterment.
Anyone can join!
The D8CRT’s goal is to foster, build, educate and support community organizations and positive individual activism within the District. Anyone can join!
Follow up from May 5th meeting regarding Cedar Grove School construction:
Why 2 story?
Limited space on campus was a concern. In order to fit at least 30 single story classrooms, we would have had to design finger buildings, meaning several rows of classrooms. This would create wasted space between buildings.
The major concern was supervision and security. It would be a nightmare to supervise, appropriately, students between the fingers. Also, it would provide blind spots that would be a security concern.
These were the two major reasons.
Where do we have other 2 story classrooms?
Our newer schools are two story schools, such as Carolyn Clark and James F. Smith. We also added a 2 story building at our Montgomery school. The main reason for this was, again, the most efficient use of limited space. Supervision and security were secondary.
Mail for the D8CRT may be sent to our box at the Canyon Creek Postal Annex: District 8 Community Round Table
5655 Silver Creek Valley Rd, #731 San Jose, CA 95138
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