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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Colfax school count drops by 38 students


September 13, 2018

Colfax school board met Monday night and fielded several items in their second meeting of the new school year.

They approved the September enrollment report of 544.16 full-time equivalent students in the district, its lowest September number of the past five years.

Last year’s first count was 582, with 589 in 2015-16.

This year’s number comes in after a large senior class graduated and a kindergarten class of less than 30 students arrived,

“It’s not common, but it does happen,” said Superintendent Jerry Pugh to the Gazette later.

The board followed with approval of a list of ne...

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