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March 9, 2017

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MRH Elementary Assistant Principal Jonathan Strong to Leave MRH

Dear MRHE Families:

Jonathan Strong Maplewood Richmond Heights Elementary SchoolElementary School Assistant Principal Jonathan Strong will be leaving MRH as of June 30, 2017 to join St. Louis Public Schools as their new principal at Meramec Elementary.

We are all sad to see Mr. Strong leave our MRH family, but very excited for him to begin this new leadership position in St. Louis Public Schools. He has been an amazing team member at MRH and a dedicated role model and advocate for our students and families. Meramec Elementary and its students are very lucky to have him join their school community. We wish him the very best in all his future endeavors.

In making his announcement, Mr. Strong said: “I am sad to be leaving, but I am also elated for the opportunity to share the knowledge that MRH has given me with the St. Louis area. It is with love, respect, and honor that I begin this new chapter in my career, and I thank the community for its support while I’ve been at MRH."

“We will truly miss Mr. Strong as a member of our learning community, but are very excited for him to take this next step in his career and broaden his impact,” added Elementary Principal Dr. Adams. “We are thankful for his leadership at MRHE and wish him well in this new endeavor."

Mr. Strong joined MRH Elementary in July 2012. Prior to that, he was a literacy coach at Confluence Academy, and also served as a Title 1 reading instructor and fourth grade teacher at Confluence. Additionally, he was a third grade teacher at Thurgood Marshall Academy.

The District will now begin the process of seeking a replacement for the assistant principal position. A search committee will be formed with the goal of having the position filled in July 2017.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Sincerely

Karen I. Hall
Superintendent

 

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.