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is back in session for Oregon students, and Wednesday was the first day of
school for new Superintendent Dr. Lonny Rivera, too.
is an Oregon native, a Clay High School graduate, and a former Coy Elementary
principal, so walking the Oregon halls is nothing new for him. But Rivera said
he was still anxious and excited.
didn't sleep much last night," he said. "I feel really good about our start.
You know, of course, there's going to be issues, small issues, and we deal
hard-hitting issue that has plagued the district in recent months is the case
against former Clay Athletic Trainer Melinda Rober, who is accused of having
sexual relations with two high school students.
want to make sure that everybody knows that those types of issues we will be
swift in dealing with, and make sure that the community trust is here," Rivera
says under his administration the culture is going to be the main focus,
ensuring parents that their children are leaning and feeling at home away from
home when they walk through the school doors.
want to make sure that we gear them up for a life of being very productive in
college or career or whatever they choose to do," he said.