SL School Board Approves Early Retirements

The Storm Lake School Board Wednesday night approved six resignations and applications for early retirement.

The five teachers and one principal represent 175 years of service to the district. The retirees are kindergarten teacher Diane Brandt (34 years in the district)… high school alternative teacher Steve Berry (29 years)… teacher and instructional coach Mary Ann Miller (33 years)… high school language arts teacher Kim Masters (16 years)… third-grade teacher Connie Salas (36 years)… and elementary principal Juli Kwikkel. (27 years)

The board also approved several other personnel matters… including the resignations of middle school guidance counselor Leah Graham, third-grade teacher Danica Thome, and building trades instructor James Brown.