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Nyssa students to see eclipse

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

NYSSA – After more than an hour of testimony from parents and educators, the Nyssa School Board voted to go forward with a plan to send students to the campus of Treasure Valley Community College for the Aug. 21 eclipse.

The vote came after concerns were raised by the over 40 in attendance concerning eye safety, stranger danger, lack of supervision and concern over travel route.

Leading the charge to keep the students on the Nyssa campus for the first day of school was Sara Savage, mother of five students and a fifth grade teacher at Nyssa Elementary.

“I risk losing my license if something happens to a kid,” Savage told the board. “The first day of school is critical to us as teachers and we are sending . . .