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Baldwin-Whitehall technology director leaves district

| Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Tim Winner has resigned as Baldwin-Whitehall School District director of technology to take a similar position at Shadyside Academy.

He was in the position for 11 years.

“We've done some exciting things,” Winner said. “I'm sad to leave behind the initiatives we started, but I'm excited for the new opportunity.”

He played a role in the redevelopment of the Baldwin-Whitehall School District website this summer. Winner, 42, began his new position as the director of education technology at Shadyside Academy on Aug. 12.

He recently moved to Aspinwall. His children Abigal, 5, and Nicholas, 2, will have their tuition waived at Shadyside Academy.

“It's a good move for me and my kids,”' he said.

Kevin Fisher, first vice president of the school board, thanked Winner for his service.

New administration

A vote to select the Baldwin High School principal and J.E. Harrison Middle School assistant principal was set to take place at the Aug. 7 meeting but was postponed because council President Nancy Sciulli-DiNardo, and council members George Pry, Ray Rosing and Diane Kazour were absent.

The board was expected to vote at the last night's meeting. Check www.yoursouthhills.com for an update.

Back to school

Families can expect to receive their back-to-school mailings with bus and homeroom information by Saturday.

Returning and new students must update information on Skyalert before they have complete access to Skyalert services this year.

Anyone who does not have Internet access and prefers paper copies of report cards can respond to a mailing sent out by the district over the summer.

New student orientations

J.E. Harrison Middle School's new student day is Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m.

McAnnulty Elementary School's new student day is Aug. 23 at 4 p.m.

W. R. Paynter Elementary School's new student day is Aug. 23 at 5:30 p.m.

Brittany Goncar is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-388-5803 or bgoncar@tribweb.com.

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