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Letters to the Editor for Aug. 6

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Enough already with those lists of required school supplies It’s almost here, the time every parent and taxpayer has been waiting for. It’s mid-summer, and just last week I received a reminder in the mail that the upcoming school year is fast approaching. Of course my kids are not all that excited, as they do not want the summer to end. I’m not all that excited, either. My “reminder” that came in the mail was ...

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August 6, 2008
4:48 a.m.

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The school might say according to your " list of supplies", you are the one who wanted children so you are responcible for there upkeep and future and if the school says you must provide this for your student,then you have to provide it. But maybe you parents should go before the board and discuss it with them that maybe you can simplify the list to make it easier for you and your family.

August 6, 2008
9:31 a.m.

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My kids have both graduated from HS, but I always had a problem with the lists the school sent home for parents to purchase. Especially the box of tissues. Think about it, if every student required, brought in the box of tissues, every school would have to build an extra store room just for them! How nuts is that?

August 7, 2008
1:32 p.m.

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Thank you Gene A. Nelson, Ph.D.,
As for as the immigration problem everyone needs to go to and see the truth.