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May 22, 2018


Remembering a Superintendent & a Cowboy

“Just call me Sheldon.” If you had ever asked Dr. Sheldon Buxton what you should call him, that’s what he likely would have said. His affable manner made for an easy rapport with the teachers, parents or anyone else who met him. Those who knew the Luther Public School Superintendent have been flooded with remembrances about him after the

Gunn named Luther Superintendent

Barry Gunn was unanimously selected the new superintendent of Luther Public Schools during a special school board meeting Thursday night. “I’m excited for the opportunity and am overwhelmed by the support from the community,” said Gunn who was the undisputed “fan favorite” for the job to lead the 900-student district. Gunn currently is the middle

Picking a superintendent, not without controversy

There are 28 candidates. That’s the number of resumes collected by Luther School Board President Matt Mohr for superintendent. One of the candidates is Barry Gunn. And two school board members want to “skip the formalities” and just hire the popular middle school principal. Trouble is, the board agreed to follow a process for hiring the new administrator,

Dr. Buxton Resigning?

The School Board Agenda posted for Monday night’s meeting, confirming another clue about the rumor circulating that Superintendent Sheldon Buxton is tendering his resignation.   Read the full agenda here. No comment yet from Dr. Buxton about what his future plans might be, a reflection of his time leading the district or when his resignation might be effective.