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Residents Sound Off

More than 75 people attended the first listening session about combining the high schools

By Miranda Paikowski, Current Staff

For Kelly Luce, merging East and West will damage West Bend’s character.

“Why would we want to take what is unique, what is special, away?,” asked Luce, a community member, while attending a forum on the proposed plan to combine the twin high schools.

Superintendent Ted Neitzke led a discussion at Silverbrook Intermediate School Tuesday night, during which a number of community members voiced their opinions on the merger. He began by stating the main purpose for the session. “This is an opportunity for the school board to look for what is needed to improve,” Neitzke said. Continue reading

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