Crowded kindergarten

Shenandoah Elementary

October 12, 1989 — The Page County School Board has authorized a study on how to relieve crowded conditions in kindergarten classes at Shenandoah Elementary School.

The unanimous action came Monday night after the board heard from Wayne Taylor of Shenandoah, who represented a delegation of parents and presented a petition with 250 signatures protesting the size of the kindergarten classes.

Taylor noted that the school has 56 kindergarten students handled by one teacher — 27 in a morning session and 29 in the afternoon.

“That’s still quite a lot of students” even though it falls below the state maximum, Taylor said, adding that until Friday, there was not enough table space to accommodate all the students at one time.

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier


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