Woodland Hills hires acting principal, head football coach |

Woodland Hills hires acting principal, head football coach

Jamie Martines
Jamie Martines|Tribune-Review
The Woodland Hills School District administrative building in June 2017.

Personnel changes enacted this summer following the resignation of Woodland Hills High School Principal Kevin Murray were solidified by the school board Wednesday.

The school board reassigned three people to serve as acting high school principal, assistant high school principal and head football coach.

The board named Candee Nagy as acting high school principal.

Charmayne Gather, current assistant principal at Wilkins Primary, becomes assistant principal at Woodland Hills High School.

Tim Bostard was named head varsity football coach.

Murray resigned as principal and head football coach in August following several controversies involving treatment of students dating to last November.

He was placed on unpaid leave as high school principal in July as the Pennsylvania Department of Education delayed renewing his teaching certification, which lapsed in June.

Nagy will receive a per diem rate of $49.11 in addition to her yearly salary of about $85,000. The change is effective Thursday.

Nagy has served as a substitute principal since the beginning of this school year at a daily rate of $37.57, again on top of her assistant principal’s salary.

Gather will receive a salary of $85,000 per year, effective Dec. 1.

Superintendent Alan Johnson said that the district will initiate a search for a new assistant principal at Wilkins.

Bostard named football coach

The board appointed Tim Bostard as head varsity football coach at a salary of $12,000, effective July 1, 2018.

Bostard, who played for Woodland Hills and served as a coach for several years, was named acting head coach in August following Murray’s resignation.

He was given a three-year contract.

Murray was hired to replace longtime football coach George Novak in April but resigned before coaching a game.

Jamie Martines is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at [email protected], 724-850-2867 or via Twitter @Jamie_Martines.

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