Chimacum School District taking comments on textbooks

CHIMACUM — Chimacum School District is currently accepting public comment on the purchase of two proposed history textbooks for its students.

Public comment is due by Oct. 2.

For its Advanced Placement World History class, the district is looking to purchase “Worlds Together, Worlds Apart” published by Norton, copyright 2016.

For its Pacific Northwest History class, the district wants to purchase “The Washington Journey,” edited by Erin Pack-Jordan, Avery Pince-Hyder, Courtney Johnson Thomas, Ian R. Greaves and Charlene S. Kerwin, copyright 2018.

The Advanced Placement course is designed for high school students in their sophomore to senior year, and the Pacific Northwest History course is for seventh-grade students.

Public comment can be submitted via email to Chimacum Superintendent Rick Thompson at [email protected] or mailed to “Superintendent” at 91 West Valley Drive, Chimacum WA, 98325.

Further questions can be directed to Thompson at 360-302-5896.

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Jefferson County reporter Zach Jablonski can be reached at 360-385-2335, ext. 5, or at [email protected].

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