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NYSSA NEWS: Fall brings school news, treats, more

Nyssa High School's marching band performs on the field at last week's football game. (Submitted photo/Susan Barton)

The rain couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm on both sides of the football field as the Nyssa Bulldogs hosted the Vale Vikings.

While the game victory went to the Vikings, community spirit victory belongs to both Vale and Nyssa. A highlight for this football fan was halftime when the Nyssa High School band took the field.

As a former band member, it is awesome that Nyssa has a band program when so many schools have cut music education.

• Other Nyssa School District news includes a vacancy on the school board due to the resignation of Ray Rau on Oct. 4. Rau, the Nyssa police chief for nine years, has taken a new job as chief . . .