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“The kids do fine with the masks. It’s just kind of been their normal.” — Carlyn HansonSmith, fourth-grade teacher
Employees who have claimed a medical or religious exemption must test weekly.
Two-time incumbent and banker David Olson is running against mental health therapist Juanita Beard.
Jennifer Butler captured 54% of the vote in the August primary. Linda Ader garnered just 18%, but stands to gain more from two candidates she shared an ad with.
The non-league game last week against Lincoln and a contest at Yelm Friday that had league title implications were called off.
Mandate has had “minimal impact” on staffing and no impact to educational services, superintendent says.
The victim was assaulted by five teens, who fled, but he wouldn’t cooperate with the police.
Bus drivers in Peninsula School District, some of whom complained to the school board in August about low wages and tough working conditions, are getting a 7.5% raise. “Kids have
Story time for the youngest and a STEAM program for grade-schoolers are both held in a big field next to the library’s parking lot.
Peninsula School District Superintendent Krestin Bahr takes charge amid a persistent surge in COVID-19 cases from the delta variant.
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