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Catherine Adams appointed new principal at River School
Posted 5/29/20

Catherine Adams has been appointed the new principal at River School, effective July 1, 2020. All of you are familiar with Catherine and her passion for the River staff, families and students. In her tenure as your Vice Principal she has been a proven leader and advocate for the River community, through her management of the 504 process, serving as a member of the IEP team, facilitating staff professional development and building the master schedule at River.

Catherine also served on the school climate committee and the student support team showcasing her commitment to improving school culture and ensuring River students have both academic and social-emotional resources each and every day. Most recently, she worked closely with the district and school teams on the River new construction project and managed a  seamless moving process to the new, modern campus the community enjoys today. During the current Covid-19 pandemic, Catherine has played a critical role in designing and implementing the distance learning plan.      
Peter Hartnack and Catherine worked closely together during his two year tenure, making Catherine the ideal candidate to take over this leadership role. We wish Peter luck in his new district role as Director of Secondary Curriculum, Instruction and English Learner Services.