Vote for Ken Smith and Berta Phillips | Letter

I am writing to support Ken Smith and Berta Phillips for Northshore School Board.

I am writing to support Ken Smith and Berta Phillips for Northshore School Board.

I believe both Ken and Berta will make the decisions for both kids and teachers. Both are current and past educators and are asking those tough questions about the accountability and transparency of the finances and programs that the district should be providing for all kids.

It has been very disappointing to see the opposing campaigns go after candidates who are asking those tough questions, and following up for the answers. Both John Hammond and David Cogan have been less that active in public discussion groups, but are receiving financial backing from the unions and other political groups.Which leads me to wonder if they will be a “rubber stamp” for only the issues of the teachers, and not who really matters, which are the kids.

Please be an educated voter, and look at the dialog to see who is looking out for the best interest of your children.

Not only as a parent, but also as a tax payer funding your local schools.
Please  vote for Ken Smith and Berta Phillips.

Dianna Connelly, Bothell

More in Letters to the Editor

Not too late to prevent more deaths | Letter

Thank you for the recent article in the Feb. 5 edition of… Continue reading

What about inequality? | Letter

One drawback with having so much of the media controlled by billionaires… Continue reading

Funding solution | Letter

Easy way to get rid of King County funding struggles: get rid… Continue reading

Country Village is a wonderful place | Letter

Is anyone still outraged by the soon-to-be destruction of Country Village? I… Continue reading

Thank you Rep. DelBene | Letter

The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just… Continue reading

A missed opportunity | Letter

Your article (“Let’s talk about race,” Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Dec. 14) missed an… Continue reading

Protecting your packages | Letter

Regarding the article on package porch pirates (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Nov. 30), there… Continue reading

Kudos to the postmaster | Letter

I used to dread going to the Bothell Post Office. It was… Continue reading

Washington State Stadium | Letter

“Washington State Stadium” — a publicly named stadium — will promote local… Continue reading

Work toward a cleaner future | Letter

I recognize that climate change is the No. 1 threat to the… Continue reading

One way to address homelessness | Letter

Why is Seattle’s homelessness problem getting worse not better? Some people are… Continue reading

Mental illness in teens | Letter

Who here enjoys high school, Secondary Academy for Success aside? Of course… Continue reading