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Community Christian eliminates junior high
March 04, 2016 Jerry Purvis   

Jerry Purvis/Gering Citizen Deirdre Amundsen became Principal at Community Christian School in the fall of 2015. Starting with the 2016 academic year, the school will only offer classes in preschool through sixth grade.

When the 2016-2017 school year rolls around at Community Christian School in Scottsbluff, it will no longer include a junior high.

In a statement dated Feb. 23, the school’s board said enrollment numbers are not sufficient to support teacher salaries if seventh and eighth grade programming remained in place.

“We want to offer a quality junior high program,” the statement read. “We’d like to offer enrichment opportuni...

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