Teachers preparing for students, first day of school

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Teachers preparing for students, first day of school

Teachers at Viewmont Elementary School were hanging decorations and organizing supplies Monday in their classrooms in preparation for the news school year on Aug 26. The new year brings a few new faces to the teaching staff at Viewmont Elementary.

Tosha Youngdahl, fifth-grade language arts teacher at Viewmont, moved to Hickory from Pennsylvania. She said she saw a lot more growth in Hickory than in Pennsylvania. “Things were stagnant there,” she said. “I was ready for a change.”

Youngdahl said Hickory had a more diverse community which helped convince her to move here…..

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