Upper Moreland School District
2900 Terwood Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090
To our Upper Moreland Community:
Earlier this year, I brought forward to the Board and to the Upper Moreland community a proposal to develop an activity fee system to help fund uniforms, equipment, and some transportation needs associated with middle school and high school sports and marching band. In response to this initial proposal, School Board President Dr. David Hakes formed an “ad hoc activity fee committee,” consisting of representatives from the Music Patrons and Booster Club organizations, representatives from the Middle School and High School, representatives from the Board of School Directors, and the District Business Manager. At the June Programs and Services Committee meeting held last week, the ad hoc activity fee committee provided information on their progress and presented recommendations to the Board. Their recommendations include the implementation of an activity fee for MS and HS sports and marching band beginning with the fall season of the 2012-2013 school year.
Information shared with the community at the June Programs and Services Committee Meeting has been uploaded to our District website for public review. This uploaded information includes the following:
This information may be accessed at our website (www.umtsd.org) or by following this link:
There will be the opportunity for continued public discussion regarding the proposed activity fee at the Facilities Committee Meeting to be held at the TLC II of the Intermediate School on Thursday, June 7 at 7:45 p.m.
Robert J. Milrod, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools