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Wilson County News
October 16, 2013 | 1,657 views | 6 comments

LA VERNIA -- Starting next school year, students and parents in the La Vernia Independent School District could be attending a new sporting event, after the district’s trustees voted Oct. 7 to incorporate soccer into sports programs at the La Vernia junior high and high school campuses. . . .

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The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
October 18, 2013 1:19pm
 
Things to Remember: "Amateurs built the ark - professionals built the Titanic".

 
brite eyes  
flotown  
October 17, 2013 1:56pm
 
Correct Sam. Parents are to be "involved," not to "run." That should be left to professionals with an education in Education.

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
October 17, 2013 12:49pm
 
I am happy for the soccer program. The games will be in the fall in lieu of football so my sports happy grandson can play the safer sport. He has already dislocated one elbow playing pee wee football and I hope I can talk him... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
October 16, 2013 5:01pm
 
"...when parents run the school...?" Really? What's that supposed to mean? I thought parents were supposed to be actively involved in their kids' education. I don't much care for soccer. But if these kids want... More ›

 
7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
October 16, 2013 3:45pm
 
How much is this going to cost the tax payers? next thing you know the schools will be hiring additional staff.

 
brite eyes  
flotown  
October 16, 2013 2:59pm
 
Hmmm - and who are they going to play if only 97 3A schools in the whole state have the program? This is what happens when parents run the school and have no idea how the entire system works.

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