FSD Announces New Principal and Vice-Principal Appointments

fsd-logo.pngFoothills School Division announces several school leadership selections
HIGH RIVER, AB, May 6, 2015

Foothills School Division (FSD) is pleased to announce administrative changes involving four schools in Okotoks and High River, all effective August 2015:

Bryan Brandford, Principal, École Secondaire Highwood High School, High River – Currently serving as principal of École Okotoks Junior High School, Bryan’s leadership experience includes previous assignments as vice principal at both Highwood High School and Oilfields School in Black Diamond.

Leah Kingston, Principal, École Okotoks Junior High School – In addition to her current role as principal at Highwood High School, Leah has previously served as a vice principal at Highwood, Dr. Morris Gibson and Okotoks Junior High schools.

Dorothy Paszkowski, Vice Principal, École Senator Riley Middle School, High River – Dorothy will transfer from her current post as a vice principal at École Secondaire Foothills Composite High School/Alberta High School of Fine Arts, joining Principal Tracey McKinnon at Senator Riley.

Bobbi Hunter, Vice Principal, Dr. Morris Gibson School, Okotoks – Bobbi will move into the position previously held by Loriann Salmon, FSD’s new Director of Inclusive Learning. Bobbi, who currently serves as FSD’s Curriculum and Instructional Facilitator, looks forward to joining Principal Kevin Newman and the staff at Dr. Morris Gibson.
“We wish Bryan, Leah, Dorothy and Bobbi all the best in their new assignments,” says Allen Davidson, Assistant Superintendent of Employee Services for Foothills School Division. “We are confident that all four schools will benefit from their enthusiasm, integrity, strong work ethic and deep commitment to student learning.”

About Foothills School Division (FSD)
FSD serves more than 8,000 students in junior kindergarten (pre-kindergarten) through grade 12, and employs over 800 teachers and support staff. Located on Calgary’s southern border within the M.D. of Foothills, FSD serves the towns of Okotoks, High River, Turner Valley and Black Diamond, and the communities served by our Blackie, Cayley, Heritage Heights, Longview, Millarville and Red Deer Lake (south Calgary) schools. FSD operates 19 public schools, three Hutterite Colony schools and three open campus locations providing academic and behavioural support programs. As a public school division, we are here to improve learning for ALL students and offer a rich variety of quality programs and services to meet the needs and interests of our students. For more information please visit http://www.fsd38.ab.ca