SEQUIM: Schools rehire teachers

SEQUIM — At least two of the certified teachers who were issued reduction in force notices after the election failure of a school district maintenance and operations levy will be offered new contracts for the 2001-2002 school year.

Sequim High School physical education instructor and head varsity girls basketball coach Erik Wiker and kindergarten teacher Teresa Vogtman will remain on the faculty as a result of School Board action Monday.

The board also approved contracts for art instructor Yvonne Pepin-Wakefield and kindergarten teacher Marci Shepard.

A one-year leave of absence request from teacher on special assignment Jill Hay and the resignation of elementary teacher Tony Rumore also were approved.

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