Opinion

ESD superintendent thanks voters.

May 11, 2021

ESD superintendent thanks voters. Dear Editor, To everyone in the West Shore ESD’s boundaries, we would like to say thank you for approving the Special Education Millage Renewal proposal. At the ESD, we’re proud to partner on behalf of students in special education with the nine local public school districts and four non-public schools in Lake, Mason and Oceana counties…

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Superintendents ask for support on ESD millage renewal. 

April 30, 2021

Superintendents ask for support on ESD millage renewal.  Dear Community Members, As the superintendents of Hart Public Schools and the West Shore Educational Service District (WSESD), we ask you and every voter in our community to give the WSESD’s special education millage renewal request on the May 4 ballot your full consideration. The special education millage renewal levy has been in place for…

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In support of the ESD special education millage renewal. 

April 23, 2021

In support of the ESD special education millage renewal.  Dear Editor, This letter is being written to ask for your support for the special education millage election on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The millage is for the West Shore Educational Service District, but benefits all the school districts of Lake, Mason, and Oceana counties. While working as a psychologist, social…

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Reader urges yes vote on ESD millage renewal.

April 19, 2021

Reader urges yes vote on ESD millage renewal. Dear Editor, For 35 years my career was in service to others, specifically to those young individuals and their families who had communication disabilities and/or broader educational challenges. My experiences over the years evoke so many wonderful memories and emotions; seeing the joy on the face of a toddler (and their parents)…

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Letter to the Editor: Reader asks for support of ESD millage.

April 13, 2021

Letter to the Editor: Reader asks for support of ESD millage. Dear Editor, On May 4, 2021, there will be a special education millage renewal for the West Shore Educational Service District (WSESD).  This millage renewal will not increase taxes for local taxpayers. We’ve been fortunate to have this millage passed repeatedly since 1990. Annually more than 1,400 students with…

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