Letters to the Editor 12-19-13

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My thoughts

To the Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank you” to the school board members of Switzerland County for their devotion, generosity and hard work they extend to the children of the school system. Many board members maintain other careers along with their duties as board members.

I myself find it hard to imagine working all day and then having to attend a meeting where the decisions and votes I partake in affect the children of the school system either directly or indirectly. That is a tremendous responsibility and the board members currently serving our community are doing an outstanding job.

It is unfortunate that a nay sayer can take something that should be perceived as good and generous and attempt to spin into something negative and a “soft tyranny of low expectations.” I believe Thumper from Bambi said it best, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” Thank you.

Randy Jones

Quercus Grove