Fundamental questions citizens should ask CISD Superintendent Curtis Null and Political Action Committee Treasurer Bryan Fowler before even considering any CISD bond

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Conroe Independent School District (CISD) clearly is pressing forward with another bond referendum as quickly as they can do so. They’re feeding stories to the Courier blog and the Community Impact to get the word out that another bond is on its way. Meanwhile, CISD Superintendent Curtis Null is conducting a […]

Guest Editorial: CISD Board and Community Impact News need to understand how American government works, by Paul Lazzaro

Paul Lazzaro, Guest Editorialist, to The Golden Hammer I may be retired, but that does not mean I stopped caring about my community. 2019 marks the 20th year of my residence here and 20th year as a community activist; first as vice president of marketing and public affairs for The Woodlands Operating Company (pre-Howard Hughes) and […]

Children At Risk education foundation gives Conroe ISD schools terrible ratings, flunks one school altogether

Conroe and Houston, June 19 – The Children at Risk foundation, a renowned public policy foundation dedicated to improving educational outcomes in public education, issued its Annual Rankings earlier this month. Very sadly, as the Conroe Independent School District (CISD) focuses on increasing administration salaries and spending hundreds of millions of dollars on ignored maintenance […]

Conroe ISD’s “budgeting by PowerPoint” method guarantees massive spending increase, no effort to control expenses; administration demands 2.5 cent rate increase on debt to offset temporary state-mandated spending caps

Conroe ISD’s “budgeting by PowerPoint” method guarantees massive spending increase, no effort to control expenses; administration demands 2.5 cent rate increase on debt to offset temporary state-mandated spending caps

Image: Alex in the 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange, obviously portrayed the budget methodology of the Conroe Independent School District in this scene involving the “Ludovico” technique of brainwashing. Rather than examining school district departments, conducting zero-based budgeting to determine whether expenditures have any purpose, or brainstorming novel ideas about methods of reducing overall spending, the […]

Conroe ISD, PBK Architects fleece voters $90,000 for fictitious “master long range facilities plan”

Conroe ISD, PBK Architects fleece voters $90,000 for fictitious “master long range facilities plan”

Conroe, June 14 – Conroe Independent School District (CISD) and PBK Architects, the scofflaw architecture firm which acts as a political consulting firm to manipulate votes in favor of giant school district bond referendums, have scammed local taxpayers out of another $90,000 under a contract for a “2018 Long-Range Master Facilities Plan” which doesn’t actually […]

It’s time for Summer Fun: some Summer Fun Questions The Golden Hammer will ask – and try to provide some answers – during the hot months

It’s time for Summer Fun: some Summer Fun Questions The Golden Hammer will ask – and try to provide some answers – during the hot months

Conroe, June 3 – Summer has arrived. It’s time for some summer fun, so The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, will begin to ask some questions. This newspaper invites our readers to suggest questions you’d like for us to investigate. Please send your questions either by email to goldenhammermoco@gmail.com, by a direct message […]

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