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Candidates for the McK school board in their own words

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

$21 million savings for McKinleyville taxpayers

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Taxpayers in McKinleyville will save more than $21 million thanks to the refinancing of school bonds. The McKinleyville Union School District recently refinanced $7.3 million in bonds, thereby saving $21.2 million over the next 36 years. That’s $4 million more than the savings anticipated back in August when

McK Labor Dispute May Be Over

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – After nearly a year without a contract, teachers have reached a tentative agreement with the McKinleyville Union School District. The deal may bring to an end a long, tense dispute between teachers and school officials which resulted in an impasse and picket lines and required the involvement of

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

Group Ditches Recall Effort In McKinleyville

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – An effort to recall members of the McKinleyville school board has been called off following the resignations of two trustees. A small group of parents decided last night that they should end the recall, citing the need for the McKinleyville Union School District Board of Trustees to maintain

McK Teachers, District Reach Tentative Agreement

UPDATED 5.21.14 with corrections. “Health and welfare” benefits are health insurance. The previous edition mistakenly defined “health and welfare” benefits as being both health insurance and retirement.) Union Staff Report McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Union School District and its teachers have finally reached a tentative contract agreement after a long, tense semester that included failed

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