School principal David Alvarado has resigned, effective June 30, according
to the Duneland Schools monthly personnel report.
Alvarado said he
wasn’t prepared to say much about his resignation, but “Duneland is an
amazing community” and “my time here has been a net positive by an
The Duneland School
Board made the following additional personnel moves at its meeting Thursday:
appointed driver for DSC.
appointed career center assistant at CHS.
appointed custodian for DSC.
appointed administrative assistant to director of curriculum.
appointed freshman softball coach at CHS.
resigned as elementary school secretary at Bailly.
resigned as custodian for DSC.
The Board also made
the following extracurricular appointments: Laura Alonzo, Yost bowling club
and Girls on the Run; Ashley Anderson, Yost bowling club; Mindy Balhoff,
Bailly Girls on the Run, Susan Calkusic, Jackson morning art studio; Julie
Christian, Yost Girls on the Run; Catherine Dean, CHS SEGO club; Robert
DeRuntz, CHS chess club; Elissa Dortmund Brummitt HD robotics coach and
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) coordinator; Jay Drew, CHS meditation club;
Heather Dunkle, Yost Girls on the Run; Abby Evans, Bailly Girls on the Run;
Samantha Furto, K-4 Student Council; Laura Gussee, Bailly Girls on the Run;
Russ Hardsock, Yost reading club; Jennifer Jendrzejczyk, CHS senior class
sponsor (50%); Justin Martinson, CHS eSports; Kristin McMurtrey and Anne
Stark, CMS fiber arts club; Susan O’Connell, CHS Girls that Code; Cris Petro,
Liberty Intermediate playwriting, producing & performing club; Lauren
Ponscak, Liberty Intermediate coding club; Julia Rutherford-Cardinale,
Brummitt assistant robotics coach; Margaret Shinn, Yost Girls on the Run;
Akiko Tsugawa, CHS anime club; Becky Uehling, Westchester Intermediate drama
club; Cassie Wallace, CHS EARTH; Emily Wilt, CHS girls rising; and Andrea
Zurbriggen, Yost reading club.