BURLINGTON – Hours after Karissa Niehoff pulled Avery Doninger into her office on April 24, 2007, the exasperated Lewis Mills High School principal wrote a memo about Jamfest to student council advisor Jennifer Hill.

“Oh, my gosh, what a day, huh?” Niehoff said to Hill. “Yes, things spun out … but you need not apologize … it’s the work of the kids. Quite honestly, I don’t know if they’ve ever been told NO in their lives … they definitely have not been taught the proper protocol for expressing their opinions.”

Niehoff was reacting to students seeking a redress of grievances about the repeated postponement since January and then cancellation of the popular battle of the bands.

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