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School board’s decision a disappointing one [UPDATED]

Published 5:12am Monday, March 11, 2013 Updated 7:19am Monday, March 11, 2013

As a high school senior, I have mixed thoughs on the school board’s vote on having a trap shooting team.

For one, it’s horrible timing because of the recent gun crimes that have slamed the country.

Second, do you, the school board, have any clue on how many people you disappointed by making this decision?

 

Lennart Berry

Fergus Falls

  • roisamoron

    Maybe since trap shooting has been an Olympic sport for every Summer Olympics since the 50s and a few prior to that, it’s not such a bad thing. Maybe Fergus has some Olympians!

  • Frizzel

    As a high school senior you should be able to spell better. How did they disappoint people? I for one am very happy to see this as a new sport that a lot of other cities in the state are doing as well. I wish I would have had this option as I was just horrible in football and basketball. Good for the School Board on this one.

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