Tag Archives: Dow’s Prairie School

MUSD Recall Ditched After Resignations

MUSD Recall Ditched After Resignations

Editor’s note: This is the final, updated version of this article. Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – An effort to recall members of the McKinleyville school board has been dropped following last week’s resignation of two trustees. A small group of parents decided last week that they should end the recall, citing the need

McK School Board Members Resign After Recall Threat

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Concerned that a proposed recall would bring negative attention to the school district and distract from its challenges, two McKinleyville school board members tendered their resignations Monday, May 19. Trustees Mary McCarthy and John McCarthy, who are married and were both elected last November, are no longer members

Major School Shuffle In McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Morris and Dow’s Prairie schools may be massively transformed in the coming school year, with all kindergarten through second-grade students going to one campus, and all third- through fifth-grade students going to the other. Both schools now serve kindergarten through fifth-grade students, with Dow’s offering a traditional academic

Major Reconfiguration For McKinleyville Schools On Board Agenda

(Updated at 10:49 a.m. Previous version incorrectly assigned grades levels to Morris and Dow’s Prairie schools. That’s not part of the proposal at this point in time. That would be decided at a later date, assuming this process moves forward. – Ed.) Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The town’s elementary schools may be

May Day at Dow's Prairie School

Photos by Judy Johnston May Day was celebrated at Dow’s Prairie School. Kindergarten students learned about a tradition of May Day involving dancing around the May Pole. While the weaving of the colorful ribbons may not have been perfect, the celebration was enjoyed by everyone!. Many of the other students came out to enjoy the