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Group reviews library books for 'inappropriate' content

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GHS Library Book Committee looks for a new way to select reading material for students, after receiving complaints from parents about content.

By SHAINA STOCKTON, Staff
School officials, parents and students are joining together in a proactive effort to keep inappropriate reading materials out of the Galax High School library.
Schools Superintendent Bill Sturgill, GHS parent Lynn Funk and GHS honor student Maggie Turbyfill — three members of the newly-formed Galax Library Book Committee — explained in a group meeting on Tuesday that their efforts were not to shield students from difficult topics, but to offer the student body books that deal with these topics the right way.


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