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EDITORIAL: Vikings can take pride in their new middle school

Vale School Board member Dave Wenger, Vale Middle School Principal Jeri Schaffeld, district superintendent Alisha McBride and Chamber of Commerce president Jessica Kulm cut the ribbon in front of the new middle school Aug. 12. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

Vale had a moment of tremendous pride last week with the formal opening of Vale Middle School. The school is more than a building. It symbolizes the faith of the community in itself and the vision of those who see the possible and get after it. What a great day to be a Viking!

Vale hasn’t opened a new school building since 1955. Consider that. No new school in more than half a century. The community certainly has gotten its money’s worth out of the existing schools.

The time clearly . . .