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Hoffman named Elmwood Dean of Students

ELMWOOD -- The Elmwood School Board finalized its Administration for the upcoming school year during a meeting August 19.

Dave Hoffman, High School math teacher, was appointed Dean of Students. Superintendent Paul Blanford said Hoffman will continue as teacher but will provide administrative support to him as well.

Blanford was also named Middle School/High School Principal regarding personnel supervision and evaluation in addition to his Elementary Principal/Superintendent responsibilities.

Current teachers Mike Birtzer and Sue Thompson were named co-Activity Directors, while counselor Paula Haugle was delegated additional duties as the District Assessment Coordinator.

These assignments were due to Jennifer Alwin’s resignation last month as Principal/Athletic Director.

In other action, the Board named Lori Pelzel as a part-time school nurse and Allison Reitz as part-time food services position.

Jason Schulte

Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 

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