Portage School Board

6:25 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Portage Interim Superintendent says he won't leave district "in a lurch"

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Rob Olson's contract with the Portage district runs through June 30th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Rob Olsen, the interim superintendent of Portage Public Schools, says the Portage school board is likely to meet next week to "regroup" after their sole finalist for superintendent withdrew his candidacy Monday night. "I expect they'll be meeting next week to decide what next steps to take," Olsen said.
6:03 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Sole finalist for Superintendent of Portage School says he's staying in Brighton

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Brighton Area Schools Superintendent Greg Gray was due to come back to Portage this week for a second round of interviews
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Greg Gray, the sole finalist for the superintendency of Portage Public Schools, says he's staying in Brighton Area Schools, according to the Brighton school board president. Gray made the announcement at a packed Brighton school board meeting Monday night, said Miles Vieau, the board president.
11:12 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Portage Superintendent finalist says he won't accept raise from Brighton

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Greg Gray gave public interview Thursday in Portage. Board plans to decide by April 29th whether to offer him the job.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Greg Gray, the sole finalist to head Portage Public Schools, says he won't accept a major pay raise in his current job as superintendent of Brighton Area Schools, a strategy discussed this week by the Brighton board to retain him.
6:11 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Portage School Board plans to make decision on Superintendent April 29th

Lead in text: 
Brighton Area Schools Superintendent Greg Gray is the sole finalist to lead the Portage district
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education has tentatively scheduled a special meeting for Monday, April 29, to decide whether to offer Greg Gray a contract as superintendent. But first, Gray is returning to Portage on Thursday, April 25, for another round of meetings and interviews.
9:34 pm
Thu April 18, 2013

Finalist for Portage Superintendent says district has to rebuild trust

Lead in text: 
Sole finalist Greg Gray spent Thursday in Portage, including a two hour public interview
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- If he became superintendent of Portage Public Schools, Greg Gray said his first priority would be "rebuilding trust" between the district leadership and community residents. "You've had some challenges here in the past few years, some self-inflicted, some not," Gray told the board during a public interview Thursday evening.

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