Aberdeen School District groundskeeper works hard

To the editor,

In the recent school board meeting report there were several comments about grounds keeping at our Aberdeen schools.

I live across the street from the elementary school and I can say that in bad winter weather there are many mornings when I hear the engine of the groundskeeper’s four-wheel mule working on the walkways as early as 5:30 or 6 a.m.

Also, I work for the school and I know of the countless occasions when the groundskeeper and the maintenance man have come in on a Saturday or a Sunday to take care of emergencies that could not wait.

The school grounds are not perfect, of course, and I would be the last to say that there is no room for improvement in all our jobs, custodial, maintenance and grounds, but dependability and dedication should not be ignored.

Monty Ledford

120 S 3rd W


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