West Plains school leaders share state of their districts
By BECKY THOMAS and JAMES EIK
At its Sept. 6 meeting, the West Plains Chamber of Commerce had some educational guests.
Local school district superintendents spoke to chamber members about the new school year and the issues facing their districts in the annual “State of Our Schools” address.
Medical Lake's Superintendent Pam Veltri said the district continued to see financial difficulty as its student population faced annual declines. Most of the drop was attributed to fewer students living at Fairchild Air Force Base, since housing requirements allow airmen to live up t...