A principal’s job is often a thankless one. The task– to juggle the needs of parents, students, and staff while adhering to policy at the state and local level–can be compared to doing postmodern ballet, on a tightrope, without a net. And yet for the last five years at MHS we’ve had a leader who has managed to do this, for the most part graciously, with a smile, and a joke. Always a joke.
For those who have not heard, this week we say goodbye to Principal Jon Moody as he moves into his new position of Assistant Superintendent in MSAD 54. His positive leadership has helped MHS move forward through 5 years marked by great changes and challenges.
“He brought a unifying spirit to the school community,” said Laurel Hanson, MHS English teacher. Fellow department member Margaux DePue echoed the sentiment and praised Mr. Moody’s commitment to honoring…
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