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Esko parents express worry, anger over issues

 

October 15, 2021

Some parents in the Esko school district are not happy with what they perceive as the “woke” culture at Esko High School, according to Kara Kangas, a parent in the district.

Kangas expressed frustration at Esko’s decision to elect its homecoming candidates based on personal character only, without requiring a set number of boys and girls. The results of the vote had two boys with the most votes, followed by two girls.

“What happened to our homecoming,” Kangas said to the board. “We had two males elected as royals. What’s next, two furries?” She called the decision not to cel...



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