ACSC Board Honors Avon Parent Partnership Committee
School Surplus Sale
The Avon Community School Corporation Board has named Ms. Nicole Harris as the next principal of Sycamore Elementary School. Ms.Harris is currently assistant principal at Avon Intermediate School West. She will return to Sycamore having served there as a part-time assistant principal when she first came to Avon Community School Corporation in 2007.
Prior to her experiences in Avon, Ms. Harris served as principal of a K-6 elementary school in Fountain County and taught both special and general education in Reelsville, IN.
Dr. Atha is currently the principal of Bishop Chatard HighSchool (Indianapolis) and will begin his new position with ACSC on July 1, 2013. Prior to these three years as a high school principal, Dr. Atha served five years as Assistant Superintendent in Noblesville Schools where he also worked as Director of Curriculum, Elementary Principal, and Middle School Assistant Principal. Dr. Atha began his career as a middle school mathematics teacher. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Ball State University.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Atha join our team. His previous successful experiences at all levels of education make him a uniquely qualified leader,” said Dr. Margaret (Maggie) Hoernemann, ACSC superintendent. “Dr. Atha is known as a dynamic educator who is admired and respected by those with whom he has worked.”
Dr. Atha received a doctor of education, specialist in education, master of arts in education all from Ball State University, and a bachelor of science from Saint Joseph’s College.
Six Avon Schools among Those Named as Indiana 4-Star Schools
v Steve Belcher (AHS Science Teacher for 28 years)
v Fred Bostelman (School Bus Driver for 12 years)
v Dannie Britt (School Bus Driver for 10 years)
v Loren Enders (AHS Business Teacher for 41 years)
v Jimmy Goins (Maple Elementary Custodian for 36 years)
v Terri Gunn (AHS ELL Teacher for 14 years at Avon and 18 total years in education)
v Cheryl Hettlinger (Administration Center Secretary with 15 years at Avon)
v Diane Kimbley (School Bus Driver with 13 years at Avon)
v Stan Malless (AHS Business Teacher for 32 years)
v Paula McCardle (River Birch Elementary School Kindergarten Teacher with 33 years at Avon)
v Gerry Nordmeyer (School Bus Driver for 10 years)
v Sylvia Partlow (Pine Tree and Sycamore Elementary School Art Teacher with 26½ years at Avon and 31½ total years in education)
v Frank Perkins (AMSN Principal with 15 years at Avon and a total of 24 years in education)
v Melinda Quirke (Avon Deputy Treasurer/Payroll Clerk with a total of 25 years at Avon)
v Susan Shaffer (AHS French Teacher with 38 years at Avon and 41 years total in education)
v Shirley Weasner (School Bus Driver for 10 years)
Thanks to our parents who send us such wonderful students. We appreciate the myriad of ways you support not only your children but all children. Volunteering in the classroom, donating to various projects, monitoring homework, attending extra-curricular activities and encouraging staff members are just a few reasons we are grateful to you.
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