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Gregg steps down from school board

Sisters School Board has a board vacancy in Position No. 2.

Nicki Gregg has served as a Sisters School District Board Member for over two years. In her resignation letter, Gregg wrote: “After much soul searching and thought I have decided to resign from my position on the Sisters School Board, effective immediately. It is with regret that I will not be finishing out my term. I feel strongly about pursuing and continuing my lifelong passion at the classroom level. For me, this is where I feel that I can make the most impact for students and families.”

Superintendent Curt Scholl credits Gregg with many accomplishments and contributions during her tenure.

“Nicki played a huge role in the collaborative process that created the district’s Mission and Vision,” said Scholl. “Her work will help guide us for years to come”

“We benefited greatly from Nicki’s perspective of being a substitute teacher and knowing how policies impacted day-to-day,” added Board Chair Jay Wilkins. “We’ll miss her on the board, but know she will continue to do great work for our students in the


The Sisters School Board will appoint one board director to fill a 21-month interim term on the School Board, expiring 06/30/21. To be eligible, a candidate must live in the school district, not be an officer or employee of the district, and be a qualified voter in the district. The candidate should participate in school activities, be active in the community, be a positive problem-solver and commit time to review materials and attend board meetings.

Contact Mel Petterson, School Board Secretary, via email [email protected] or pick up an application at the district office. The application deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, November 8. Candidates will be notified regarding the next steps in the process.


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