Thank you, school board
January 18, 2023
By proclamation of the governor, January is School Board Recognition Month. It’s a great time to recognize our elected community members who selflessly give their time and energy in support of high-quality public schooling for our youth. School board members in La Conner are entrusted by this community with responsibility for an annual budget of $13,856,000 in 2022-2023, with an average of 527 students, 116 employees and nine buildings.
School boards are charged with making decisions that can sometimes be quite difficult, or require sifting through a great deal of information. They also...