Madison Consolidated Schools Announce New Principals

Friday, May 31st, 2019 9:11am

By Ashley A. Schutte Communications Coordinator

MJHS & Rykers Ridge

Mrs. Jill Mires has been named the new Principal of Rykers’ Ridge Elementary School. In addition, Mrs. Mires will also have expanded responsibilities as Director of Elementary Education.

“When Dr. Jenner resigned her position earlier in the school year, a large portion of the vast array of her responsibilities were absorbed within our administrative team,” shared Dr. Studebaker, Superintendent. “The elementary and secondary educational pieces are a large area of diverse responsibilities and after careful assessment, I determined it was in the student’s best interest to have a focal area for each the elementary and secondary levels.” Prior to her position at MJHS, Mrs. Mires had seventeen years of first grade teaching experience, one year of second grade teaching experience, interventions and Title I coordination at the elementary level, and four years of principal's experience at the PK-6 level. Mrs. Mires led MJHS for seven years as the junior high principal grades 6-8, and led coordination of the 5th grade transition to the junior high in 2017.

Mr. Dan Grill, current MCHS Assistant Principal, has been named as the new Principal at MJHS. He will replace Mrs. Jill Mires, as she moves to Rykers’ Ridge Elementary as the new Principal and Director of Elementary Education for the district.

“I am humbled to have the opportunity to positively influence the students, parents, and staff of MJHS,” shares Grill. “I am excited to bring my experiences to the MJHS learning community.” Grill began his career in 2007 with School Town of Speedway in Speedway, IN. He has eight years of experience teaching 8th Grade Science at Speedway Junior High and was the Assistant Athletic Director at Speedway High School.

Mr. Grill has served as the Assistant Principal at Madison Consolidated High School since June 2015. He has been an instrumental part of the high school team who strives to create meaningful relationships with students, teachers, and parents which have been key in the process of the transformational mindset of the MCHS learning community.

More from Local News

Events

  • 53rd Annual Hanover College Boys Basketball -Skills Camp

    Post/Perimeter Skills Camp Wednesday, June 26 - Friday, June 28, 2019 Contact: Jon Miller at (812) 866-7387 or millerjo@hanover.edu Brochure https://athletics.hanover.edu/sports/mbkb/2018-19/files/HCmbb1819_Camp_Brochure.pdf REGISTRATION LINK: https://www.hanover.edu/athletics/summercamps/boysbasketball

    at Hanover College
  • Summer Meals For Kids

    June 3- July 26 (no meals July 4 & 5) Lunches served from noon-12:40 daily for kids 18 and under Hanover sites: Hanover Town Park and Madison Mobile Home Park/Woodside Madison sites: Presidential Estates and Madison Village Sponsored by River Valley Resources

    at Hanover Town Park
  • Water Aerobics class

    Crystal Beach is offering Water Aerobics classes again this year. Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays-9a-10a Tuesdays/Thursdays 7p-8p Bring your own noodle. No children allowed in or around pool during classes Classes are $2 per session or $30 for season pass If you purchase a season pool pass-aerobics class is included at no additional charge

    at Crystal Beach Pool

Local News

Study: Lack Of High-Speed Internet Will Further Disadvantage Rural Southeastern Indiana

Seventy-eight percent of southeastern Indiana's population is not using internet with speeds of at least 25 megabits per second.

Milton-Madison Bridge inspection scheduled for June 24-28

Lane closures and impacts to traffic are not expected

Local Sports

Area Sports From Thursday, June 20th

NBA Draft, U of L, Golf, Baseball

Area Sports For Wednesday, June 19th

Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association Futures Showcase. Indiana Amateur Golf Championship