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Anaconda School Board fires superintendent

Assistant Superintendent filling in as superintendent until board finds a replacement
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Posted at 5:30 PM, Jun 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-29 19:30:02-04

ANACONDA — The Anaconda School Board fired its superintendent at its regular meeting last week.

Superintendent Justin Barnes was terminated by the school board Thursday, according to School Board Chair Kevin Morley. Barnes, who was hired in 2018, was first placed on administrative leave by the board in May.

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Superintendent Justin Barnes was terminated by the school board Thursday, according to School Board Chair Kevin Morley. Barnes, who was hired in 2018, was first placed on administrative leave by the board in May.

The board did not give a reason for the termination.

Assistant Superintendent Dan Laughlin is filling in as superintendent until the board finds a replacement.