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Claysburg-Kimmel Eliminates Jazz Class

When the Claysburg-Kimmel School District eliminated a music teacher position at the end of last school year, the hope was that no music programs would be affected, however, parents were recently notified that jazz band will no longer be offered due to scheduling conflicts.

According to parents who spoke to the board at its Aug. 9 meeting, Maureen Lightner, who was approved as Music Director at the meeting, sent a letter to parents informing them of the decision to eliminate the program. The decision to eliminate the program appears to have come without board approval with no official action o...


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