As families return to school in the fall, there will be some new faces in the main offices at School District 65 schools. The District has previously appointed Dr. Jeff Brown as principal of King Lab Magnet School, Mr. Jason Ewing as interim principal of Bessie Rhodes Magnet School, and Mr. Fred Hunter as interim principal of Lincolnwood Elementary School.

On Aug. 19, the District announced the appointment of four new assistant principals for Haven (which will have two new assistant principals), Chute, and Oakton Schools:  

·         Ann Riemenschneider will serve as the Assistant Principal for Chute Middle School.  Ms. Riemenschneider has been in the District for 15 years as a middle school math teacher at Chute Middle School.  She earned a Master of Arts in Education/Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Cincinnati Christian University.

·         Monica Schaefer will serve as Interim Assistant Principal at Haven Middle School.  Ms. Schaefer has been in the District for nine years as a middle school social studies teacher at Haven. She earned a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from National-Louis University and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Mundelein College.

·         Montie Apostolos will serve as the second Assistant Principal at Haven Middle School, which is a new position at the school. Ms. Apostolos was previously an assistant principal in the Waukegan School District. She earned a Certificate of Advanced Study in Administration and Supervision from National-Louis University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from National-Louis University and her Bachelor of Science in Communications from Jackson State University in Mississippi.

·         Jerry Succes will serve as the Assistant Principal of Oakton Elementary School.  Mr. Succes has been in the District for seven years, most recently holding a Direct Instruction teaching position.  He earned his Masters in Arts in School Leadership from Concordia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago.