SEQUIM: School Board to talk about possible athletic cuts Friday night

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The Sequim School Board will meet in a special session this evening, May 4, to decide how to make up an anticipated $450,000 shortfall in the district’s 2001-2002 operating budget.

The public meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Sequim High School cafeteria, 601 N. Sequim Ave.

Budget cuts are being prompted by the April election failure of the district’s proposed three-year, $8.2 million maintenance and operations levy.

Cuts may be made in extra-curricular activities, including some athletic programs.

Board members will attempt to make cuts in programs before eliminating certified teaching positions within the district.

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