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Letters to The Platteville Journal for Aug. 5
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Volleyball awards

Although the characterization of my involvement and response in the Letter to the Editor (“Volleyball academics,” July 22) was inaccurate, I do feel sad and apologize that some of our athletes were not properly recognized for their academic achievements.

I appreciate their parents bringing the oversight to our attention and share concerns about how some of our athletes have been treated in the past. I know that I speak for Mr. Engh, PHS Principal, as well when I say we will continue our efforts to ensure that their future experience is a positive one.

Connie Valenza
Superintendent, Platteville Public Schools 


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