BY MELANIE BUCK –
Cossatot River School District has hired several new faculty members within their district over the summer in preparation for the upcoming school year.
CRSD Superintendent Donnie Davis said that Raisa Whisenhunt, has been hired as an Elementary teacher at Umpire Elementary and Umpire High School will welcome Jesse Edge as Math Teacher and Layken Faulkner as FACS instructor.
At the Wickes Elementary Campus, Amanda Parks, Alicia Farringer, and Mary Vertiz will be Para Pro Aides and Tonya Olalde will be a Special Education Aide.
Matt Huckabey will teach music at Wickes and Vandervoort Elementaries. Emily Huckabey will teach Keyboarding at Vandervoort Elementary and East Lab at Cossatot River High School.
Other positions hired for the Cossatot River High School include Dana Hall as a long-term sub; Linda Willard, FACS; David Donica, Math; Venita Nelson, English; and Wendell Cartwright, Coach/Athletic Director.
Superintendent Davis said, “We at Cossatot River School District have worked diligently during the spring and summer to locate the best available teachers to fill vacancies throughout the district. We are confident these new employees will dedicate themselves to the best teaching ethics and practices for the students of CRSD.”