Archive

Hempfield’s Maxwell Elementary appoints new interim principal | TribLIVE.com
Westmoreland

Hempfield’s Maxwell Elementary appoints new interim principal

gtrhemphike063015
Sean Stipp | Trib Total Media
A sign welcomes visitors at the Hempfield Area School District on June 29, 2015.

Hempfield Area School District has appointed an interim principal at Maxwell Elementary School.

Jeff Kozuch starts work Monday.

He replaces Alene Mancini, who retired this week.

Kozuch has 22 years of experience, according to superintendent Tammy Wolicki. He’s been a middle school science teacher with the district and administrator at the Crossroads Alternative Education Program.

A search has not begun for a permanent principal at Maxwell, Wolicki said, because several administrative positions are in flux.

West Hempfield Middle School Principal Aaron “Tate” Steinly has been on medical leave for a year. The board recently extended his leave through December.

Several faculty members have been moved into interim positions as principals and assistant principals to fill the gap.

These positions likely will not be permanently filled until Steinly’s leave ends.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at [email protected], 724-836-6646, or via Twitter @Soolseem.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.