WPHS Reorganizes Administration

Woodland Park High School is preparing for the new school year with a new administration team.

WPHS Principal Kevin Burr is the interim principal for the school year. He was twice been named Kansas High School Principal of the Year and has served as an assistant superintendent and superintendent. “Throughout my career I have served in many leadership roles over my 35 years in education, but I realize that I am at my best as a high principal,” Burr said. “I am looking forward to building relationships with staff, students, and the entire WPHS community.”

Karen Hamlow, previously the Instructional Resource Teacher (IRT) the past three years at WPHS, was hired as one of two assistant principals. Cindy Gannon will continue her 10th year as an assistant principal. She has been with WPHS for 21 years.

Sara Lee is now the Dean of Student Services. Beginning her 13th year at WPHS, she has taught Theatre and English classes at WPHS and WPMS.

Joe Roskam, WPHS football coach, is the new Athletic Director. Coach Roskam will continue coaching football along with overseeing the entire WPHS athletic department. He is beginning his 8th year at WPHS.

Tina Cassens continues her position as the Director of Secondary Schools. “I am confident the reorganization of our high school administration will make a positive impact on our staff, students, and entire culture,” Cassens said. “We are looking forward to a great year!”

The first day of school is August 22. Budda Baker Jersey

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