Editor: I am writing to encourage people to learn about the candidates running for school board and to vote for Amber Leifheit.
Our schools are at a critical juncture, and we need people like Amber on our school board. Amber will bring an open mind, listen calmly to all the issues, and has the experience to make hard decisions. Amber will do this while still working within increasing budget restrictions.
Amber understands we need to continue to support our children, our teachers and our school programs in order to have an excellent school system that attracts people and businesses to our community.
As a mother of three children and a small business owner, I understand the importance of investment, and Amber will make sure our tax dollars are used wisely. Marshfield was ranked as the No. 1 high school in the state of Wisconsin (Newsweek, May 2012) and compared to any district in the state; we get an amazing education for our money. Amber will make sure this stays true.
To keep our schools top-quality and to meet the needs of all of our children, please elect Amber Leifheit on April 2.