October 18, 2021

Syltel Lovely

Singularly Lovely Education

Common instructor/mentor moves into new submit

NEW PALESTINE — Sarah Gizzi has constantly been pretty great with figures. The New Palestine Large Faculty graduate and previous all-star state basketball participant for the Dragons has been a math instructor and ladies basketball coach for the duration of her extensive vocation in the district.

This faculty year, nonetheless, Gizzi will have distinctive duties when school opens on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Gizzi has taken her qualities with quantities out of the classroom and moved to the Southern Hancock administrative crew.

She’s been hired on as the district’s new assistant organization manger and started off in that part on July 26. Gizzi will find out the ropes about school funds from longtime assistant superintendent Bob Yoder and Superintendent Lisa Lantrip.

Gizzi, who has been educating math and coaching given that 2013, reported she is fired up about her new job.

“I like being a element of the New Palestine group and our extraordinary school program,” said Gizzi, who will proceed to coach the women basketball staff.

While she famous she will genuinely skip remaining in the classroom with students and operating with what she referred to as an “awesome staff” at New Palestine Junior Large University, Gizzi is on the lookout ahead to the new option.

In addition to crunching quantities, Gizzi will also assemble facts and do some condition reporting on student knowledge with the Division of Community Govt Finance, claimed Wes Anderson, communications director for the district.

“She’ll be carrying out a great deal for us,” he said.

Gizzi was a standout basketball participant for the Dragons from 1990-94, when she scored 1,172 vocation factors and led the Dragons to 3 convention titles and two sectional championships. She was an Indiana All-Star in 1994. She is a graduate of LaSalle University in Philadelphia, where she was a 4-year basketball participant.

Gizzi has taught math for numerous a long time in the district and was the Southern Hancock Trainer of the Calendar year in 2016-17. She lives in New Palestine with her husband Mike and their 3 youngsters.


Satisfy the new academics

Pursuing is a listing of new instructors and administrative personnel in the Southern Hancock educational institutions

NEW Lecturers

Karly Adams, Brandywine Elementary kindergarten

Amanda Aldridge, New Palestine Junior High particular training

Melissa Byerly, New Palestine Large College French

Sarah Edwards, New Palestine Elementary unique training

Maxwell Fellabaum, New Palestine High College Spanish

Grace Jefferies, New Palestine Intermediate Faculty sixth quality

Betsy Kurtz, New Palestine Intermediate School specific instruction

Crystal Maple, Sugar Creek Elementary unique schooling

Melissa Martin, Sugar Creek Elementary fourth quality

Bethany McDonald, New Palestine Junior Higher choir

Allison Murphy, New Palestine Intermediate fifth quality

Lori Simon, New Palestine Junior Substantial English

Emily Struewing, Sugar Creek Elementary fourth grade

Shannon Tefft, New Palestine Intermediate fifth quality

Emily Thomas, Sugar Creek Elementary particular instruction

Adam VanDam, New Palestine Junior Substantial specific instruction

Sara VanDam, New Palestine Intermediate, fifth grade


Corie McCaw, new assistant principal at New Palestine Intermediate University.

Former fifth-quality instructor Randall Stant will now be the innovation trainer at New Palestine Intermediate.

Laura Rodebeck is relocating from New Palestine Intermediate to New Palestine Elementary.