College board approves new administration | Itawamba Periods

Following a specific held assembly on June 15, Itawamba County University District will see some shuffling of acquainted faces to various spots when the 2021-2022 college calendar year begins in August.

Quite a few administrative adjustments will consider spot at Itawamba Attendance Center (IAC). According to Itawamba County Superintendent Trae Wiygul, owing to the substantial number of pupils enrolled, grades kindergarten as a result of fifth and sixth by eighth grades will now be split administratively with each individual acquiring its personal specified principal and assistant principal.

Former IAC Assistant Principal Ashley Greer will replace Dr. Terry Harbin as the K-5 principal. Harbin still left the place right after becoming formally named as the new principal at Milam Elementary College by the Tupelo District Board of Trustees in late May.

Matthew Pharr was named as K-5 assistant principal changing Greer. Pharr earlier taught sixth grade at Mantachie Elementary College. He was named Itawamba County University District Trainer of the Calendar year in 2019.

Dorsey Attendance Middle (DAC) Principal Carson Cook dinner will move into the recently established job of 6-8 quality principal at IAC. Cook has led the school since 2014. Below his and Assistant Principal Dr. Karen Gray’s management, DAC improved from a “D” college score to a “B” wherever it now stands.

Signing up for Prepare dinner at IAC as the assistant principal for grades 6-8 will be Kevin Armstrong. He will be leaving his placement as assistant principal at Itawamba Agricultural High Faculty (IAHS).

Armstrong’s position at IAHS will be loaded dually by IAHS English teacher and Students Bowl Mentor, Chris Johnson and DAC Assistant principal, Dr. Karen Grey.

Stepping in as DAC’s principal will be a familiar encounter. Grant Martin, Assistant Principal of Mooreville Center Faculty will transfer into the position in August. Martin beforehand served as a teacher and mentor at Dorsey. The faculty will no for a longer time have an assistant principal following Gray’s departure.

Mick Taylor will transition from Director of the Itawamba County Enhancement Center (ICIC) to the freshly established posture of 7-8 quality assistant principal at Mantachie High College. Martin Davis will substitute Taylor as Director of ICIC. Davis formerly served as assistant principal at IAC. John Tigner will continue on as assistant principal of grades 9-12.

“We’re battling to get to an A-rated district,” claimed Wiygul. “We’re hoping to put individuals exactly where we felt they best suit in get to move the district to the next degree and proceed to mature.”

The board unanimously accepted all administrative alterations in the unique held conference.