New assistant principal approved

During their special meeting Friday evening the St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors named Karen Cataldo of East Berlin as the new South St. Marys Street Elementary School assistant principal.Cataldo will begin her duties on Aug. 22 as she assists new SSMSE Principal Chrissy Kuhar, former principal at Bennetts Valley and Fox Township Elementary schools.The newly created position carries a salary of $60,000. Cataldo holds a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Bowie State University and a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Southern Mississippi.