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October 24, 2013

Parent tells board not enough done for 9/11

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Nelson said another parent sent an email aying that Pinkerton Academy could also have done more to honor the day. The high school did start the day with a flag ceremony hosted by the school’s JROTC students.

Nelson said school activities to honor 9/11 were all geared to a child’s age and level of maturity.

School Board member Dan McKenna said the day is important and should be honored, but schools should make their own decisions.

“Personally, I wouldn’t feel comfortable telling the school how to celebrate or remember (important days),” he said. “Schools remember and celebrate days differently.”

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