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More stability in Pioneer School District

The Pioneer School District started the 2022-2023 school year in turmoil.

In February 2022, the Pioneer School Board had placed Superintendent Jill Diehl on paid administrative leave almost two months after the Pioneer Education Association presented the board 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 of July 2022. The native of Newberg, Oregon, worked in Oregon schools for 35 years as a teacher, football coach, athletic director, assistant p...


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