Hurley board sticks with mascot change


February 19, 2019


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HURLEY — The Hurley School Board acknowledged mistakes had been made in the process, but voted Monday to proceed with plans to change the district’s mascot from the Midgets.

“We certainly made some missteps along the way, and for that we truly apologize,” School Board President Joe Simonich said.

He explained the process began with a desire for a discussion about the mascot, but when those efforts failed, the board felt it was best to put the matter on the ballot. Citing the “rhetoric” on social media around the decisi...

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