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Principal Points June

June 2, 2021

Greetings, Raptor families!

As we close out final exams and enjoy end of the year celebrations, plans are in place to welcome many new Raptor staff members in the 2021-22 school year. We are excited that two AMHS alumni will be returning to their alma mater as teachers in the math and English departments, Christina Knight Frazier (2014) and Genevieve Hay (2009). We are thrilled and proud to welcome them back! As well, other outstanding professionals will be on board in 2021-22 to contribute to continuing AMHS excellence: 

Staff changes 2021-22

Susan Henley, Media specialist (retirement) - Lara Russell (Frierson EL)

Yaying Liang, Math (FT motherhood) - Christina Frazier, AMHS alum (JICHS)

Doug Murphy, Social Studies (retirement) - Ijeoma Etikerentse to full-time

Teresa Novinger, English (to Vermont) - Genevieve Hay, AMHS alum

Evelyn Oliveira, Spanish (new career) - Samuel Francis (Wando HS)

Jon Phillips, CTE (to SOA) - Jill Beuk (Laing MS)

Donna Taylor, Counselor (retirement) - Jennifer Chrysler (Del Sol HS, Las Vegas)

Vira James, Counseling Director (going to Dorchester 2) - TBD

Catherine Spencer, Principal - TBD


New positions:

Graciela Cook - Part-time Spanish (Berkeley SD)

Jason Williams - Social Studies (Lowcountry Leadership Charter)


New Appointments:

No change for department heads


New Grade Level Team Leaders:

Kimberly Zerbst moves to G10

Karla Phillips - G9

Capstone Coordinator - Audrey Smith

Please extend a warm Raptor welcome to all as you have the opportunity to meet them!

Also, information is coming your way on a regular basis to prepare for year-end check out and residency verification for 2021-22. Please read carefully for processes and deadlines.

Best regards,

Catherine Spencer