Local view: Educate yourself before voting on Esko school referendum

September 25, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

I am a parent, resident, teacher and coach in Esko. I am also a graduate of Esko’s Lincoln High School, which means that with the exception of some years away for college and my early professional experience, I have spent my life in Esko. Since childhood, no matter where I have been, I always have felt very proud to call myself an Eskomo, a feeling I hope others share about their hometowns. Local pride and my concern for the future are motivations for writing this. But my primary reason is to encourage readers who live in Esko to perform their civic duty by becoming informed about two very important school-related questions on the ballot on Nov. 6.
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