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Breakfast kicks off the start of the new school year

In a long standing tradition that signals the beginning of a new school year, the “Breakfast” — where local business owners serve breakfast to all the teachers and support staff of the Yukon Public School district — signaled the start of another school year.

Hundreds of school staff and Yukon business leaders packed the Yukon High School gym on Monday for the annual “Breakfast” that highlights the beginning of a new school year.

Monday’s event marked the 15th year of the unique gathering and this year featured keynote speaker Rhett Laubach, an author and leadership expert.

Laubach has changed the way thousands of people across the nation think about leadership. During his career, he has changed the way thousands of people across the nation think about leadership.

As a professional speaker, author, and presentations coach, he has taught leadership skills for 20 years to one million audience members. Laubach is also a brain tumor survivor, an experience that has added to his profound and powerful lessons that few presenters have the opportunity to share.

He is the author of two popular blogs and the book “Leaders in Gear” and at all times challenges his audience to focus on offering their best effort to their students and colleagues.

Laubach presented a spirited and informative talk during the “Breakfast” on Monday, a perfect way to begin a new chapter in the lives of Yukon students.

Drivers be alert as school begins Thursday morning

Yukon motorists should be aware that tomorrow marks the first day of school and speed limits around district schools will be heavily monitored.

Thousands of youngsters return to school Thursday, beginning the next year of their academic careers. With summer still fresh in their minds, Yukon students may not be attentive of crosswalks or other hazards and it’s up the motoring public to make sure none are injured as they begin the new school year.

Each school site has highly visible speed limits signs clearly marking school zones with yellow warning lights. The public should take heed of those safety measures to ensure an accident-free kick off to the 2016-17 school year.

Fines for speeding in a school zone are as follows: 1 to 5 mph over the speed limit is $211; 6 to 10 mph over is $231; 11-15 mph over is $251; 16-20 mph over is $271; and 21 to 25 mph over is $291.

Drivers traveling over the highest limit are generally charged with reckless or careless driving, according to a police official.

Yukon motorists should be aware that tomorrow marks the first day of school and speed limits around district schools will be heavily monitored.

Thousands of youngsters return to school Thursday, beginning the next year of their academic careers. With summer still fresh in their minds, Yukon students may not be attentive of crosswalks or other hazards and it’s up the motoring public to make sure none are injured as they begin the new school year.

Each school site has highly visible speed limits signs clearly marking school zones with yellow warning lights. The public should take heed of those safety measures to ensure an accident-free kick off to the 2016-17 school year.

Fines for speeding in a school zone are as follows: 1 to 5 mph over the speed limit is $211; 6 to 10 mph over is $231; 11-15 mph over is $251; 16-20 mph over is $271; and 21 to 25 mph over is $291.

Drivers traveling over the highest limit are generally charged with reckless or careless driving, according to a police official.

 

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