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To the editor: I am a product of Hastings Public Schools. I attended kindergarten at Christa McAuliffe Elementary and graduated from Hasting High School in 2002. During that time I was exposed … more
To the editor: As an educator who taught for 32 years, I know we have an important school board election on November 7. After attending many school board meetings, I have become appalled by the … more
To the editor: As long-time residents of Hastings and School District 200, we are impressed by the high quality of education provided for our children. We have observed the work of our teachers, … more
Just one person's opinion on the school board candidates. Half of the candidates are a bit more progressive in their thinking and represent the views of maybe 20 percent of our community. The other … more
To the editor: I have been reading the letters to the editor in the last few weeks and was amazed at some of the misinformation. Someone said that the teacher unions demanded that schools … more
To the editor: I give credit and praise to Teddi Tri for last week’s editorial supporting Melissa Millner, Jenny Wiederholt-Pine, Nancy Blanchard and Philip Biermaier. Candidates, more … more
  To the editor: Equity vs. Equality  This weekend, I received a mailer regarding the candidates for the Hastings School Board election. The mailer indicated that there are … more
To the editor: School boards play important roles in our public school system—they approve the budget, ensure the policies are in line with state statutes, and most importantly, are the … more
To the editor: It is essential for public education to provide accessible educational opportunities to all students, regardless of their backgrounds, abilities, or socioeconomic status. This … more
To the editor: Soon we will elect four new school board members. I am shocked by how much the candidates vary when it comes to understanding the roles of a school board, identifying the most … more
To the editor: I am writing to express my support for Melissa Millner for the Hastings School Board. Having known Melissa for over 15 years, I can attest to her unwavering integrity, clear … more
To the editor: Last February, my fellow Hastings school cafeteria workers and I took to the streets to demand fair treatment and better working conditions. Our strike wasn't just about better … more
To the editor: I am so tired of people causing division and disunity in our town.  They will not hesitate to outright lie and accuse innocent people of the misdeeds they themselves are … more
To the editor: Two thoughts are coming together regarding the upcoming school board election. These thoughts are influenced by the various yard signs throughout Hastings. One. I encourage … more
To the editor: The opportunity to vote is a privilege and honor that we have in this country. Elections are an invitation to critically consider the direction that an organized body of leaders … more
To the editor: We must stop embracing false dichotomies in our school board election. Creating a “I support parent” vs “I support teachers” dichotomy serves … more
To the editor: As we approach the school board election, letters to the editor and discussions on social media are getting increasingly toxic. The race that is supposed to be non-partisan looks … more
To the editor: I am one of the volunteers at the Pioneer Room in Hastings and I am currently researching men's baseball in Hastings. I am looking for some old pictures of the men's baseball … more
To the editor: Since signing up to run for one of 4 open school board seats, I have been completely baffled by the bizarre accusations I have been reading about me in letters to the editor and … more
To the editor: In considering the upcoming school board election it’s advisable to look at basic facts before making decisions on voting.  We are fortunate to have public schools that … more
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