Day: January 10, 2018

Seventeen students leave district during winter break

Teachers at the Haines School got a surprise when taking attendance for the first time the holidays: an unexpected number of their students were missing. Seventeen students didn’t return to the Haines School district after winter break. In total, that’s a little more than six percent of the remaining student body. “Families having to leave our town because they can’t support their family is super concerning,” Principal Rene Martin says. Up to five of the students were seniors graduating early. Martin couldn’t confirm an exact number since demographic groups of kids that small are kept confidential for privacy....

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