On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Ed Krejcie <krejci...
> An idea-- I saw and heard ads for this new private school housed inside
> Grace Lutheran Church on Mason St. in Appleton.
> In reading online about The Cooperative School, and Grace Lutheran Church,
> I have found some particulars that might make this a venue to consider for
> DHMN and perhaps Fox Cities Foxz.
> - The Coop School is small, 20 students with tuition costs over 6k$
> per student. Somehow they have 5 teachers on staff and pay a lease to the
> - It seems that Grace Lutheran is downsizing, and where they once had
> a school (according to thier site
> they no longer have one. I'm guessing they still have some space available
> in addition to a fair amount of good stuff that comes with a school, such
> as the Coop page mentions, a kitchen, a gym (hear that Lynne?), classrooms,
> - Both the Coop and Grace Lutheran seem like they could use some
> $upport and we're looking for a place to be.
> - If DHMN includes an educational component to thier organization,
> what school (and a progressive one at that) wouldn't want DHMN to share a
> space with them? I mean, ultimately DHMN brings limitless experiences,
> tools, supplies, associations, etc that without a doubt could enhance the
> learning of all involved. A perfect match, right?
> - We offer financial relief to the church and the school in the way
> membership, since with a space, DHMN is likely to attract paying members,
> and if Fox Cities Foxz happen to throw thier budgeted money for a practice
> space at the deal, it makes it even sweeter.
> In any case, I'm going to call the contact person for the Coop School and
> see if he wants to meet and just mull over some ideas. As an individual,
> (and teacher of 17 yrs) I'm hopelessly curious to talk to the people that
> have founded this school and learn what I can from the conversation. I'll
> report back.
> Peace- Ed
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Lynne Whitehorn <
> lynne.whiteh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10/4/2012 11:28 AM, Mike Putnam wrote:
>>> I can imagine a symbiotic relationship with Fox City Foxes. Assuming we
>>> can locate the right building.
>>> One potential area of conflict may be:
>>> Activities like soldering, table saws, drill presses, mills, pottery
>>> wheels, etc produce byproducts that probably are not conducive to clean
>>> smooth wooden surfaces and skate wheels. So a building would need to be
>>> able to somehow be partitioned so the "dirty stuff" doesn't interfere with
>>> the practice place.
>>> If together we can solve for that issue, the benefits of both groups
>>> needing an space that's available-every-night, heated, plumbed, has
>>> parking, is affordable, etc could be realized.
>> I'm assuming that we'd end up needing to use our modular floor, which is
>> plastic and easily cleaned. But, the partitioning is just a good idea
>> because it's a safety and health issue. We'd probably want a little
>> cubicle for skate maintenance and mods, too.