Another advance is underway in the stadium push—an effort to rewrite the rules. In 2012, when RJR Home Field Advantage first proposed the grandiose stadium plan, WS/FCS vowed it would be built entirely with private dollars. Now 9 years later, almost ALL of the funding has come from public funds. An amended MOU will pave the way for the stadium plans to be approved and construction begun, once again using taxpayer dollars.View More Rewritten or Rigged?
What will be constructed at Wiley: a fully funded playing field or a mini-stadium that can barely seat the student body but appeals to a private fundraising group. The question goes back to the Board for a vote at their next meeting. Sign the petition to support a field!View More YES! to Wiley Field
At a special meeting on July 1, Board of Education members raised questions that honed the Home Field Advantage stadium issue to its core. It was encouraging to see equity emerge not just as a token point of discussion but as the mission to place above all others. Equity is finally on the board!View More Equity Scores!
Home Field Advantage made a hard drive towards their goal of funding private designs for a Reynolds stadium and fell far short of their goal.View More Fourth Down
“[RJR] Stadium Hearing Raises Questions of Cost, Fairness.” Sounds familiar, but this was the title of a Journal article that ran in 1986.View More Throwback Thursday
There is so much wrong with this picture. This is a teacher at Wiley Middle School. He was outside the school this morning greeting parents.…View More Campaign Value
For almost two-years, RJR Home Field Advantage has made Access and Equity their rallying cry in demands for a multi-sport stadium—but on what grounds?View More Words Matter
Our school board was elected to find answers and solve problems. Why are some members cranking up the smoke machine?View More Blowing Smoke
How would Parkland’s future facilities at a renovated Deaton-Thompson be different when compared with a new Reynolds stadium partially funded by parents?View More RJR $6.2M – Parkland $0
The Wiley gym replacement is a project of the 2016 school construction bond, the only bond in our county’s history that was approved by every…View More Accelerated Development