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Letters to the Editor

This Week's Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:

Pickens BOE

After reading about the school bus fight that was never reported to the parents, I find it important to share this story.

Six years ago, less than a month after school started, we had a weather alert and kids were sent home early.  Parents were alerted and told that the your child would follow the emergency procedures that parents chose in the parents handbook that was filled out and sent back to the school at the beginning of the year.

My daughter was to be a parent pick up in case of emergency.  When I arrived, I was told she was not there and must be at the Boys and Girls Club, which is what she did under normal circumstances.  However, when I arrived at the B & G Club, she was not there. So, I went back to Harmony, the principal came out of a meeting and said for me to call transportation and see if they could find her.  She said, and I quote, "I'm sure she will show up somewhere..."

 

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