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Senior seminar replaced by new college, career readiness program

September school board meeting: the rest of the story

 

October 7, 2020

WHEN HE IS A SENIOR, THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT – Seventh grader Nate Bailey, seemed to stump McKenzie Clark, director of bands and choirs, at Braves Days in September. What Bailey's senior year will be like is anyone's guess. – Photo by Ken Stern

Add one more item to the list of COVID-19 impacts here.

The school board was told that the long running La Conner High senior seminar class, which featured formal student presentations before community panels, is morphing into a new program that is more technology oriented for this time of distance learning.

“This year, with COVID,” La Conner Middle & High School Counselor Lori Buher told board members at their Sept. 28 video-conferenced meeting, “adding the senior seminar class is prohibitive.”

The board agreed.

Members unanimously approved as an alternative the adoption of the...



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