Shylo Fowler, far left, looks through pages of a storybook as teacherís assistant Mindee Hayden helps Payton Rock with reading in the newly built kindergarten wing of Greenwood Elementary, while kindergartner Kiera Hadden reads from her book in a chair. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
La Grande School District Superintendent Larry Glaze finds himself in a paradox at the midway point of the 2015-16 school year.
There is much to celebrate, but potential reasons for concern. On the plus side, the past six months have been among the most fruitful in the La Grande School District since it was founded in the late 1800s.