The Washington School District will open the 2014-15 year with several new administrators in its buildings.
Some of the administrators are new to the district; others have transferred within the district to a new position.
At Clearview Elementary, students will be greeted by new Principal Matt Busekruss, who has relocated from Troy.
Busekruss is replacing Dawn Hellebusch, who was named director of the new Early Learning Center.
Glenda Leslie, most recently principal at Labadie Elementary, will now assume that role at Fifth Street Elementary. Leslie also will assist at Washington West Elementary.
Leslie is replacing Teri Alsadi at Fifth Street, who retired at the end of last school year.
The new Labadie Elementary principal is Jennifer Pecka, who most recently taught kindergarten at South Point Elementary.
At South Point, the new principal is Aimee Harty, formerly assistant principal at Washington West, and the assistant principal is Melanie Tentmann, who was serving as math coordinator for the district.
Harty is replacing Sandy Borgman, who resigned to accept a position with the Union School District. Cara Jones, who had served as assistant principal at South Point, also resigned her position at the end of last year.
Marthasville Elementary also has a new principal, Jocelyn Schluss, who previously served as a principal in Owensville. She replaces Laura Bruckerhoff who is now assistant principal at Washington Middle School.
There are no administrator changes at Augusta and Campbellton elementary schools. Mary Robertson is the principal at Augusta and Jennifer Meyer is the principal at Campbellton. Kim Hunt also remains as the principal at Washington West Elementary.
At Washington Middle School, Ron Millheiser is the principal with Bruckerhoff as assistant. Millheiser previously served as co-principal with Susan Harms, who retired at the end of last school year.
The administrative team at Washington High School has not changed. The high school administrators are Frank Wood, principal; Kelle McCallum, associate principal; John Ragan and Steve Pryor, both assistant principals; and Bill Deckelman, activities director.
The Four Rivers Career Center administrative team also remains unchanged with Randy Kosark as director; Andy Robinson, assistant director; and Sherri Schaefer, accounts manager/program coordinator.
There are no changes in the technology department. Dale Loesing continues as network administrator and Rob Landers is the technology coordinator.
At the warehouse, Kevin Hunewill remains as director of buildings and grounds and Jill Poepsel will continue as director of food service.
The administrative team at the district office also is unchanged. That team includes Dr. Lori VanLeer, superintendent; Dr. Judy Straatmann and Dr. Brendan Mahon, both assistant superintendents; Shelley Kinder, chief financial officer; and Dr. Rachael Franssen, executive director of student services.
Opening day for the Washington School District is Tuesday, Aug. 19.