Staff exodus may be underway at
Bisbee High School
By Beau Hodai
The Bisbee Observer
According to Bisbee Unified School District #2 Governing Board Member Luche Giacomino, Bisbee High School’s principal and close to half of its faculty may not be returning next year. Giacomino said she has personally been approached by a number of teachers who have informed her that, following the end of this school year, they will no longer work at the school. The reason given by these teachers, said Giacomino, is one man, BUSD Superintendent Jim Phillips.
“There are 22 teachers at the high school, and approximately ten are leaving,” said Giacomino. “They are tired of being oppressed, and dictated, and being ....read full story (e-subscribers only)
Bisbee celebrates holiday season
It was a busy holiday weekend in Old Bisbee as the town celebrated the Festival of Lights and a Small Town Holiday Celebration. Friday night people filled City Park to enjoy the 25th annual Festival of Lights celebration complete with a visit from Santa. The crowd was entertained by young dancers from Olivia’s School of Dance, pictured above, who performed Snow Fairies in Sugarland. Spectators were treated to several other performances and children got a chance to see Santa up close and personal as he visited with them on the band stage at City Park. Pictured with Santa is Haven Toronto, eight months old.
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