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Laurel

May 9, 2013

Laurel names principal

NEW CASTLE — The Laurel School Board named Daniel Svirbly as junior/senior high school principal.

His appointment begins with the 2013-14 school year. He will receive a salary of $90,000.

Svirbly is currently serving as a half-time secondary principal and half-time grant manager for the Keystone to Opportunities-Striving Readers Grant the district received last year.

In other personnel matters:

•Diane Downing was hired as secondary life skills support teacher for the next school year at a salary of $41,751.

•Audrey Hearn was hired as a custodian for 4 1/2 hours per day at $9.90 per hour.

•An extension to the unpaid, non-benefit leave of absence for April Edwards-Elliott, a secondary teacher, was approved for the 2013-14 school year.

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