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McBride named superintendent of Vale school district

By John L. Braese
The Enterprise
VALE – After serving as interim superintendent of the Vale School District twice, Alisha McBride was named to the position on a permanent basis recently by the Vale School Board.
The unanimous vote came after teachers and faculty of the district praised McBride for her performance while in the interim position.
“This district needs to stop the revolving door,” said Darlene McConnell, a Vale resident. “I think Mrs. McBride needs to be able to share her vision.”
McConnell told the board McBride had successfully dealt with the problems of budgets and the building of a new middle school.
“I would ask the board to consider the cost of a search for a new superintendent,” McConnell said. “That money is not in the budget.” Those being supervised by McBride also offered support.
“She has excellent leadership and is a great communicator,” said Steve McFetridge, an elementary . . .