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By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Play area extension suggested to H-M-S board

Need seen for more green space for elementary student

 

July 1, 2021

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Retiring elementary Principal Cathy Jochims believes additional playground space would benefit H-M-S students.

To expand outdoor play opportunities for students, retiring Principal Cathy Jochims suggested that additional space be created for both playgrounds at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Elementary.

In her final report to the school board, Jochims noted more green space is needed for students to play. She acknowledged that doing so will require planning and obtaining cost estimates before the project can be approved.

"At this time I am just asking the board to think about offering this improvement to the playground areas for our students," she said.

Jochims suggested that additional space be added to th...



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