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Esko teachers, students embrace return to 'normal'

At their first meeting of the new school year, the Esko school board heard good news from district administrators.

Principals Greg Hexum and Brian Harker told the board Monday, Sept. 12 that there is excitement in the building like never before. With a handful of new teachers, and classrooms being somewhat back to normal after the height of the pandemic, students arrived eager to learn.

Superintendent Aaron Fisher said enrollment numbers have remained similar to last year, despite the predicted reduction in numbers this year.

All told, 1,265 Eskomos started school the week of Sept 6. There wer...

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