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McK School District seeks new superintendent

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

No Vax, No School As Ills Loom

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With increasing numbers of parents refusing to allow their children to be immunized against serious diseases, local school officials are acting to protect the vulnerable students from outbreaks of measles, mumps and rubella. A recent letter from Humboldt County Office of Education Coordinating School Nurse Lynne Mahoney

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

Brian Lovell: Wide-Ranging Years In Education

Benjamin Fordham Eye Correspondent ARCATA/McKINLEYVILLE – Of Brian Lovell’s 34-plus years in Humboldt County, 30 have been spent working in public education in some capacity. It’s this experience that he feels makes him an excellent candidate for one of the three open seats on the Northern Humboldt Union High School District’s Board of Trustees. The

Dana Silvernale Wants Improved Communication And Lunches

Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union In an ongoing series, the Mad River Union is profiling the five candidates for the Northern Humboldt Union School District Board of Trustees. This week’s candidate is incumbent Dana Silvernale, a Special Education teacher at Mattole Valley Charter School. Amid the lingering controversy over Dan Johnson’s plagiarized commencement speech, Dana

Fieldbrook School students compete during History Day

Fieldbrook School Fifth Graders, from left, Freddie Sundberg, Mason Hooven, and Bodhi Merrill worked as a group and competed in the State History Day Competition, held last weekend in Sacramento. The theme for the competition was “a turning point in history.” The name of their project was “The Phonograph: Technology Changes Music Forever.” Their entry