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A first day for everyone: New school year brings new students, parents, teachers

...Bell. "We'd like to welcome everyone to the first day of school at Mountain View Elementary," said school principal John Cook over the intercom, before beginning the Pledge of Allegiance. For the first few days of school the 75 enrolled...
Board won't reconsider

...topic since then, particularly from people disappointed in the administration's decision to make former Sears principal John Cook the administrator of the consolidated Mountain View Elementary, instead of former Mountain View principal Jim Dawson...
Mountain View principal draws support

...the new school?s administrator. District Superintendent Donna Peterson has selected current Sears Elementary principal John Cook to fill that role. That decision brought quite a few people -- parents, former students and even grandparents...
Farewell planned for Sears

...perform a remembrance skit. Speakers include former physical education teacher Don Weller, Kenai Mayor Pat Porter, Principal John Cook, and district Superintendent Donna Peterson. The Sears staff will conclude the ceremony with two closing songs, then...
Give school decision a chance

...subjects of the consolidation of Sears and Mountain View elementary schools in Kenai and the decision to name Sears Principal John Cook the administrator of the new school over former Mountain View Principal Jim Dawson. Brown called for adding an...
Sears students learn to make healthy treats

...prefer working with kids. Sometimes I can be a goof ball myself. I don?t have to be so uptight.? Sears Principal John Cook said he had something a little different in mind when he approached Allen & Petersen about teaching the art of food...
School board OKs budget

...listened as more than 30 people weighed in on the district administration?s selection of current Sears Elementary principal John Cook to serve as administrator next year in the consolidated Sears and Mountain View building. By a 7-1 vote, the board approved...
Sears on to new memories

...more memories in the making in the years to come. ?This school is about relationships,? Sears Elementary Principal John Cook told the more than 300 people crammed into the gym to formally say goodbye to the school. ?... Sears Elementary is...


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