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Why King is backing Sharla Moore for MUSD board

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POSTED October 16, 2012 1:40 a.m.

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

Many people have been asking me about my thoughts on the school board candidates. At first I didn’t give an opinion because I hadn’t had a chance to hear from all three of them. Now that I have, here are my thoughts.

Two of the candidates are parents. This is very important to me. I strongly feel that as a parent, you have a different perspective on the issues you are governing as they directly affect you and your family. These two ladies are both very dedicated and it was a bit of a struggle to choose between them but I can only choose one and I choose Sharla Moore. I think it’s important for school board members to be active and participate in our schools’ activities. She is already very involved in the classrooms of her children’s schools; she is president of the Parent Club, and an active Booster member. It’s very clear to me that she is a go getter. I strongly encourage all of you to join me in support of Sharla Moore.

I also feel it is important to give my opinion on the third candidate. He is not a parent. He is not involved with any of our schools in any way. I know this for a fact because it was a question at a candidates’ forum that I attended. I have been involved with Manteca Unified for a very long time and I have never seen or heard of him….ever. I have to ask myself, “Why would someone who has never been involved with our great school district want to govern it?”

Wendy King
Manteca Unified school board trustee
Manteca
Oct. 12, 2012

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