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Superintendent among 42 new faces at Pioneer

The Pioneer School District welcomes its students next Wednesday with a new superintendent and two principals among 42 new employees.

The last school year was tumultuous for the district. In February, the Pioneer School Board placed Superintendent Jill Diehl on paid administrative leave almost two months after the Pioneer Education Association presented them with a vote of "no confidence" against her. Former Southside Schools Superintendent Doris Bolender replaced her as acting superintendent.

Jeff Davis took the helm as superintendent the first week in July. The native of Newberg, Oregon, wor...


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