the board had already decided against making the change.
I'm pleasantly surprised. New Hyde Park SD enrollment is nearly 1/4 Asian and close to 10% Jewish. I thought for sure this was going to go the other way. In the neighboring Herricks SD(roughly 1/3 each) any argument against the change would never have made it to the meeting agenda.
posted on 08/15/2007 10:16:16 AM PDT
Susan Viscardi, who has two daughters, said she felt embarrassed by the accusatory tone of many remarks. She proposed renaming the concert Winterfest, as a way of recognizing "all the various traditions that celebrate the winter solstice in their different ways."
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