SP schools make staff changes

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 29, 2006

SOUTH POINT — There will be some new faces and old faces sprinkled throughout the South Point School District as numerous staff changes will be implemented in the upcoming school year.

At the middle school, Principal Les York will be retiring and his brother, George York, the current high school principal, will take over his post. Eddie Scott, assistant principal of the high school, has been promoted to principal of the high school.

T.J. Howard has been hired as assistant principal at the middle school.

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Burlington Elementary Principal Mark Christian has taken the position of assistant superintendent of special education. He will also oversee elementary school operations. Christian is being replaced by Henrietta Kitchen, assistant principal at South Point Elementary. Linda Shaw has been named as Kitchen’s replacement.

The district’s curriculum coordinator Sandy Mers, who formerly worked at the middle school, will be taking the position of assistant superintendent over curriculum. She will also oversee the high school and middle schools.

In other hirings, Mike Reichert has been hired as intervention specialist at Burlington and Paul Bruce and Alex Hunt have accepted teaching positions at the middle school.