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Bond Referendum

Dear Petal Community,

On behalf of the Petal School District, I am writing to express my heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for your overwhelming support of the recent bond initiative. With an approval rating of over 80%, your endorsement and commitment to our district’s future have left us truly humbled and grateful. 

Your willingness to embrace a tax increase to provide optimal learning and extracurricular spaces for our students and staff resonates deeply with our mission to empower all students with the attitude, knowledge and lifelong learning skills essential to thrive as responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society. That steadfast belief in our mission serves as a driving force for our team to continuously innovate and elevate the educational experience we provide. Additionally, your dedication to our school district reflects a community that values education as a cornerstone of progress.

As we move forward with the exciting projects that lie ahead, we are fueled by your trust. Every brick laid and every opportunity made possible by this initiative will stand as a testament to the collaborative spirit and partnership of the Petal School District and community. 

Thank you, Petal, for demonstrating your belief in the power of education to shape a brighter future for our students and community. We are excited to embark on this transformative phase and know that the best is indeed yet to come!

Panther Proud,
Matthew L. Dillon, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools