The Kelso School District is announcing some administrative staff moves. Len Hiatt is being appointed to the Assistant Principal position at Kelso High School, replacing Lacey DeWeert, who served this year in an interim capacity in that post. Hiatt has been with Kelso Schools since 2012, most recently working in Leadership, Computers and Yearbook at Huntington Middle School. He previously worked in the Kalama School District.
Christine McDaniel is being appointed as the new Principal at Barnes Elementary School, succeeding Kim Yore. McDaniel is a Kelso High School graduate, who then returned home after college and started teaching in the Kelso School District in 1996. Yore is leaving the post at Barnes to take on the role as the district’s Associate Director of Teaching and Learning. The appointments become effective on July 1st.