Akeshia Craven-Howell, Associate Superintendent, Student Assignment and School Choice
Tara Lynn Sullivan, Learning Community Superintendent
The School Naming Advisory Committee was established according to CMS Policy FF-R, Naming School.
The names and recommendation listed below were submitted by the Sedgefield and Dilworth Naming Committee members in order of preference. The committee's membership included parent representatives, teachers and support staff, and community leaders from both school communities. The committee's recommendations are based on a series of committee meetings and efforts to engage both the Dilworth and Sedgefield communities including an August survey and small-group conversations to discuss the results.
1. Dilworth Elementary School: Sedgefield Campus and Latta Campus – The top recommended name was selected with unanimous support from all seven groups. The rationale for this name was consistent across all groups and included the following:
2. Latta Elementary School: Sedgefield Campus and Dilworth Campus – Four of the seven small groups selected this name as one of their top choices. The primary reason given was that it provides an opportunity to "start fresh" and moves away from the feeling of one school taking over the other. Additionally, this name allowed for all neighborhoods to be represented on equal footing with a campus designation.
3. Two options tied for third place with one vote each
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