All posts tagged Peter Sobol

Monona Blogs on Life Support

Last month, Monona Alderman Doug Wood made official what we all knew – he was done posting on his blog – http://mononadoug.blogspot.com/ No matter what you think of Wood, he was a prolific writer. By his count, he wrote over 1,500 in about five years. It was not all political content, but instead a mixture […]

School Board Fashion Review – May 2011

This was barely a step above a city council fashion review. Dull, dull and more dull. I almost cried watching. I miss Jill List. One side of the room wore black. Most of the other side was stuck in 1978. Thanks to Superintendent Gerlach and Lionel Norton for adding some variety to the affair. Here’s […]

School Board Fashion Review

The weather was hot for the last School Board meeting, but we have to say the fashions were sweltering. My fingers are sweating it was so good. And the best? It was all the best! Simply amazing. Let’s start at the top. Superintendent Craig Gerlach was dashing and casual all at once in a tan […]

Sobol’s undies in a bundle

Sunny went postal on the school board a couple of weeks ago, calling them a ‘bunch of monkeys’ in her column. The reference came up when she criticized the board for not having a member in negotiations with the teachers union. That got Peter Sobol’s undies in a bundle¬†on his blog and in the Herald […]

School Board Vote

As we look at the school board election for this week, there are two seats and three candidates. We have to admit that from the perspective of trying to keep education long term in Monona for k-12, it’s a bit dismaying. On one hand, Susan Manning has fought to keep our kids in Monona even […]