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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

McK School Board OK’s Major School Change For Morris, Dow’s

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Major changes are coming to McKinleyville’s elementary schools in the coming school year. The McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously at its meeting tonight, April 30, in favor of reconfiguring Morris and Dow’s Prairie elementary schools. More than 160 people attended the meeting inside the

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

NoHum School Board Gets Measure Q Update, Plans for Uncertain Future

The Northern Humboldt Union High School District’s Board of Trustees is still figuring out how to make improvements to Arcata and McKinleyville High schools using bond money and staying within budget. Measure Q was approved by voters within the NoHum School District in 2010, and authorized the acquisition of $25.8 million through the issuance of

World Book Night in Humboldt

Morris Elementary Language Immersion School took advantage of thesunshine on Tuesday to celebrate World Book Night a few hours early. The international annual event pairs book publishers with volunteers who share their love of reading by giving away free books from participating authors. Twenty students received new copies of “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan