Eleven candidates will vie for four seats in the Sept. 13 Dubuque Community School Board election.
Polls open 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Candidate profiles, Q&As and video statements
Question: What do you think of the way the board handled facilities planning?
“I’m going in with no preconceived thoughts or ideas about what needs to be done. I’m going in with an open mind. I am fairly conservative when it comes to decision-making. I don’t make a decision without understanding the issues. I don’t have any groups or favorites that I want to serve. I want to treat everyone the same. All the schools need to be looked at equally.”
I am writing in support of school board candidate Mike Donohue. I have served on both the Hillcrest Family Services and Jamie Barwick Hills & Dales Foundation boards with Mike, and I have found him to be one of the strongest contributors I have had the privilege to serve alongside.
David Patton seeks a wider audience for his ongoing complaint that he is the victim of a conspiracy to keep him off the Dubuque School Board, with the Telegraph Herald Editorial Board playing a key role.
Good news and bad news awaits voters in next week's Dubuque School Board election.
Next Tuesday, Sept. 13, will provide the Dubuque Community School District voters an opportunity to elect new leadership to our School Board. We are responsible not only for voting but making wise choices from the candidates available to guide our school district.
How exciting for our community to have a slate of 11 candidates running for our school board. I commend each and everyone of them who are willing to give their time and talents helping shepherd our most valuable commodity, our future generation.
My "hats off" to all the candidates for school board. It takes courage and giving of valuable time to such worthy jobs on the part of these people.
As a longtime resident of Dubuque, a product of the Dubuque schools and a parent of a child who attends the public schools, Tami Ryan has a vested interest in pursuing excellence in education in Dubuque.
I am a long-term educator at four Catholic high schools and have been connected with Hempstead High since 1974. I retired from teaching in 2000.
I'm proud to endorse Mike Donohue for a seat on the Dubuque Community School District's board. Mike's qualifications are excellent:
As president of the Dubuque Morning Optimists, Lou Oswald always has something good to say at each Thursday morning meeting.
I am supporting Tami Ryan for school board because she will not be afraid to ask the tough questions necessary to achieve needed results.
For three weeks in August, the Telegraph Herald Editorial Board interviewed each of the 11 candidates for Dubuque School Board. That's the most candidates in at least 30 years -- and perhaps ever.