Planning Committee Meeting Notes – 11/10/2017

Meeting Participants: Willa, David, Fatimah, Richard, Pauline, Edwin, Charity, Les, Lauren ALUMNI RELATIONS: no update Fatimah visited the Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC. They did a good job of displaying her grandfather’s jacket as a part of its train exhibit. Willa asked if there’s an update on getting the school’s copy of the Rosenwald documentary.  Continue Reading »


Planning Committee Meeting Notes 10/13/2017

Meeting Participants: Willa, David, Dan, Fatimah, Oralene, Les, Scott, Richard, Lauren; Pam, April (Western Carolina Univ.) WCU HERITAGE MUSEUM I-26 Welcome Center Exhibit: The mission of the WCU Heritage Museum is centered around Connecting People with Local History. The approach is 3-pronged: build bridges between the college and the community, rooted in community and serve  Continue Reading »


Planning Committee Meeting Notes – 6/2/2017

Meeting Participants: Willa, David, Charity, Pauline, Edwin, Fatimah, Omar, Les, Richard, Lauren ALUMNI RELATIONS Ms. Gardenheight and Fatimah participated in the last alumni meeting in Asheville. They spoke about increasing attendance; may need to have food and music. Lauren is halfway done with the excel spreadsheet that has friends/supporters contact info. She plans to upload  Continue Reading »


Planning Committee Meeting Notes – 4/14/2017

Meeting Participants: Willa, David, Charity, Pauline, Edwin, Fatimah, Les, Lauren   ALUMNI RELATIONS Fatimah mailed approx. 60 letters to alumni, letting them know about both the Asheville and Mars Hill meetings. She also is trying to get email addresses; will only send out emails as events pop up (work days, meetings, etc.). Except for Fatimah,  Continue Reading »


Planning Committee Meeting Notes – 3/10/2017

Meeting Participants: Willa, David, Pauline, Edwin, Edwin, Dan, Lauren, Omar, Fatimah, Richard, Les WELCOME/REVIEW OF AGENDA & MTG NOTES 7 years ago today, the Anderson School meetings began in March 2010. The October 2009 Madison County School Board mtg. minutes includes a discussion on the Anderson School. Willa requested copies of emails from Richard and  Continue Reading »


Minutes – February 10, 2017

Meeting Notes 2/10/2107 Meeting Participants: Willa, Charity, Dorothy, David, Pauline, Edwin, Dan, Lauren, Omar, Fatimah. TECHNOLOGY DEMO Paul from Madison County Schools’ IT Dept gave a demonstration of the IT equipment available at the school. The costs of laptops have gone down substantially within the last 6-12 months. Projectors USTP (ultra short throw projector) costs  Continue Reading »


Minutes – October 14, 2016

Meeting was held in the Anderson School and started at 10:10. IT Plan: The committee gave a tour of the school rooms to the IT personnel at the Madison County School system. There will be one room that is a representation of a historic school. The two remaining rooms will be “learning rooms” with modern  Continue Reading »


Minutes from September 2016

September 9, 2016 Simone has permanently moved to Florida. She will work on updating print materials. Alumni Update: Fatimah provided an update on homecoming. Wi-fi access was not available, [but was able to show video tape from exhibit?]. Received final check payment from Marilyn King. She had a chance to the see her family’s window  Continue Reading »


Minutes from August 2016

August 12, 2016 Rachel Platter and Ryan Bayer are under contract to purchase the house across the street from the school (where the kudzu is located). They have relocated from Hawaii. Ryan does construction and can donate time. The last committee meeting was held in July 2016. Minutes were distributed. A correction to the minutes  Continue Reading »


Minutes from Friday, July 1, 2016

Anderson Rosenwald Project Planning Committee Meeting The Anderson Rosenwald Project Planning Committee met on Friday, July 1, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in the basement fellowship hall of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Attending were: David & Willa Wyatt, Richard Dillingham, Dan Slagle, Omar McClain, Fatimah Shabazz, Dorothy Rapp, Charity Ray, Les Reker, and Simone Bouyer. Willa  Continue Reading »