The Wawascene was created by Dr. Mark Stock, former Superintendent of the Wawasee Community School Corporation. Due to its local popularity, Dr. Stock has left the blog site to future Wawasee administrators.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Greetings and Welcome!

Greetings and welcome to the 2007-08 school year! I am pleased and excited to serve as the Interim Superintendent of Wawasee Community Schools during this transition period. I began my duties here July 6, 2007 and will continue through December as the Board conducts its search for a superintendent.

Prior to this assignment, I served as Superintendent for Bremen Public Schools from 1991-2001. Prior to that, I was privileged to serve as Principal of Warsaw Community High School. My experience also includes Principal of Churbusco Jr. Sr. High School, Assistant Principal at Grissom Middle School (PHM), Social Studies teacher at Schmucker Middle School (PHM) and Language Arts teacher at Belvidere (IL) Junior High School. I hold Ed.S and M.S. Degrees from Indiana University and a B.S Degree from Ball State University.

I look forward to joining the students, staff, and the patrons of Wawasee Community Schools as we begin another school year. It is my hope that I will get to know many of you over the next few months.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Welcome!

Anonymous said...

Yes, WELCOME! Your credentials are notable and encouraging. As a community, we look forward to your leadership in this time of transition!

Cherie Martin, WHS Teacher said...

Welcome and thank you for getting the blog up and running again. The students, parents, community, and staff use this as a communications tool. It is good to have it operational again.

Kathryn said...

Welcome, and thanks for continuing the Blog. What are the chances of Wawasee going to full time Kindergarten?

Julie Baird, WHS teacher said...

WELCOME!

I'm delighted to see that you will continue this blog. It's an effective tool for communicating with employees and the community.

I'm looking forward to your beginning-of-the-school-year greeting. I hope your experience with us is a positive one.

Interim Superintendent, Mr. Kline said...

Kathryn

I don't think we will implement full day kindergarten during my short tenure. It is my understanding that the funding for this program was uncertain by the time the corporation needed to make a commitment, so Mark was uncomfortable putting the school corporation at risk. As the picture clears, I hope the new superintendent will look at this. I am a proponent of full day kindergarten and implemented a "a pay as you go" program in Bremen several years ago.

Best wishes for a successful school year.
DK