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Nora Wynne is Humboldt Teacher of the Year

Nora Wynne is Humboldt Teacher of the Year

Wynne was chosen from among the 13 local educators who received the Humboldt County Office of Education’s Excellence in Teaching award in May. She now has the opportunity to represent Humboldt County as nominee for the California Teacher of the Year.

Too many azaleas in Mack Town

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville may solve its azalea problem at a meeting tonight, Feb. 15. The McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center to consider changing the name of the venue. Located on the east side of the McKinleyville

Candidates for the McK school board in their own words

The Union invited the three candidates running for two seats on the McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees to answer questions. The district oversees Morris, Dow’s Prairie and McKinleyville Middle schools. Below are their unedited responses. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. Nicholas A. Som 1.Who are you? Give us a mini-bio I’m a

New school chief in McKinleyville

MUSD McKINLEYVILLE –  Following an extensive search and selection process, the McKinleyville Union School District (MUSD) Board of Trustees met June 3 and took action to hire Dr. Al Rosell as the new Superintendent. Rosell is currently the principal at Willow Glen Elementary School in the San Jose Unified School District. He has nearly 20

McK School District seeks new superintendent

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE –The McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday, Feb. 26 to discuss how to replace its superintendent. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center, located at the rear of McKinleyville Middle School and 2285 Central Avenue in McKinleyville. Superintendent Michael Davies-Hughes

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

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

MUSD Teachers, District Staff To Work With Mediator

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – With McKinleyville teachers and the local school district at an impasse over salary negotations, both sides are scheduled to meet with a state mediator on Thursday, Feb. 6. The McKinleyville Teachers Association and the McKinleyville Union School District will try to reach an agreement with the help of

McKinleyville Middle School May Get $2.7 Million Gym

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Construction on a $2.7 million gym may begin this summer at McKinleyville Middle School. But before the project can move forward, the McKinleyville Union School District and Dinsmore Construction must modify the existing gym plans to shave off about $1 million in costs. The original gym plans came

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