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New principal in familiar territory


Marcy Horne is the new principal at Nespelem Elementary School. - Scott Hunter photo

When Marcy Horne took over as principal at Nespelem Elementary School last March, she felt she had at least part of her orientation already accomplished.

Horne had been the principal at Paschal Sherman Indian School from 2015 to 2017, a position that familiarized her with not only local issues, but some of the same families served by Nespelem.

It has been helpful, she said, "just knowing the system and knowing the area. ... When you come in from outside the area, it does take a while to understand and just figure out everything."

Horne took over last spring after the school board accepted t...

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