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Resolution In Support of American Education

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RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK

 

            At a regular meeting of the Alleghany County School Board held on October 15, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., at Callaghan Elementary School, the following action was taken:

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      PRESENT:                                                                                                           VOTE:

Randall S. Tucker, Chairman                                                                              

Jennifer S. Seckner, Vice Chair                                                                          

Gerald E. Franson

Donnie T. Kern                                                                                                    

R. Craig Lane                                                                                                                   

Danielle I. Morgan                                                                                               

Jacob L. Wright                                                                                                    

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On motion of _____, seconded by _____, that the following resolution be adopted:

 

WHEREAS, public schools are the backbone of our democracy, providing young people with the tools they need to maintain our nation’s precious values of freedom, civility, and equality, and

WHEREAS, by equipping young Americans with both practical skills and broader intellectual abilities, schools give them hope for, and access to, a productive future; and

WHEREAS, education employees – be they custodians or teachers, bus drivers or librarians – work tirelessly to serve our children and communities with care and professionalism;

WHEREAS, schools are community linchpins, bringing together adults and children, educators and volunteers, business leaders, and elected officials in a common enterprise; and

WHEREAS, Alleghany County Public School employees have demonstrated outstanding commitment and success in serving the needs of our community and its children,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Alleghany County School Board hereby proclaims November 12-16, 2018 as the 97th annual observance of American Education Week.

Unanimously adopted.

 

 

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Randall S. Tucker                                                       Lorie C. Bess

Chairman                                                                    Clerk