Middle school assistant principal among Highlands hires
Highlands Middle School has a new assistant principal.
The school board approved hiring Rebecca Bragan, who started Tuesday. Her annual salary is $75,000.
Bragan, previously dean of students at Highlands High School, replaces Debbie Beucker, who retired June 30.
Bragan also was an assistant athletics director at Highlands.
The board also approved hiring three English teachers at the district’s middle school, all effective Aug. 26.
Lauren Demaria was hired to teach sixth grade. Megan McKenna will teach seventh grade. They have bachelor’s degrees, and their salaries were set at $47,300.
Alyssa Binck was hired to teach eighth grade. Binck’s starting salary with a master’s degree is $48,500.
Also at the middle school, Lori Dudro was hired as a technology education teacher at a $58,500 salary and effective Sept. 23. Marcie Wallace was hired as a computer teacher effective Sept. 18 and will be paid $48,500.
Other hires were:
• Samantha El-Ayazra, pre-k paraprofessional, Highlands Early Childhood Center, effective Sept. 3 at $11.41 per hour.
• Paula Richards, cafe alternate, Highlands High School, effective Sept. 5 at $9.76 per hour.
• Kaitlyn Grosholz and Lynda Balint as substitute nurses. Salaries not provided.
Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .