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Administrators longing for 'normalcy,' return to classes

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

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This sign outside of Portageville High School delivers the same news as many other school district signs around the area as last week's ice storm has disrupted schools. Josh Mills, Staff
SIKESTON -- No one knows for sure when all area school districts will be back in session, but what administrators do know is their biggest concerns are the safety and well being of students.

"Obviously, the lack of power is the challenge, and we're considering our alternatives," said Sikeston R-6 Superintendent Steve Borgsmiller.

A majority of the buildings in the Sikeston R-6 district, with the exception of Lee Hunter and Southeast elementaries, have power in the district -- as of Monday.

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