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New Gainesville middle school principal sees 'scholars' not students
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Louis Mair has been named principal of the new Gainesville Middle School West Campus. He will begin his role on July 1 and plan for the school's fall 2022 opening. Photo courtesy Gainesville City Schools
Louis Mair’s classrooms are not filled with students, but with “scholars.” He wants to create a positive mentality for kids, he said, so he likes to use the term scholars to offer greater respect.