After 26 years of service to Allendale Public Schools, Mary Edwards, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, is retiring at the end of December. Mary has served as the Board of Education Secretary and the Assistant to three Superintendents (Dave Annis, Catherine Ceglarek, and Dan Jonker). An open house has been scheduled for 4-6 PM on Wednesday, December 17 at the Oakwood Board Conference Room to give staff and community members a chance to say good-bye and “thanks”.
Chuck Hammond is retiring and the end of December after 13 years of service as our Delivery Driver.
Chuck shuttles interoffice mail, food service supplies, and other items between District buildings as needed on a daily basis. An Open House is scheduled for Monday, December 15 from 4-6 PM in the High School Cafeteria in his honor.
We also say good-bye to two long-serving Board Trustees. Scott MacDonald (12+ years)
and Ron Brouwer (8+ years) have served our school district well with a passion for
quality public education. They were honored at the December 8 Board Meeting and presented with their awards by Board of Education President, Jennifer Coffey.