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Perkins Teachers, Staff Retirements Announced At Board Meeting

Perkins Teachers, Staff Retirements Announced At Board Meeting

Seven Perkins Local Schools educators have made their retirement plans official and will call it quits at the end of the 2023-2024 school year. 

The Board of Education on Wednesday, March 13, accepted the retirement notices of teachers Lisa Beebe, Donna Hensley, Darren Majoy, Susan Rulong, and Stacy Williams, and guidance counselor Alice James. The Board also accepted the retirement notice of Kristine Dinovo at its February meeting.

Board Vice President Ted Kastor congratulated the teachers on their pending retirements during the meeting.

“That’s a long list of retirees,” said Board Vice President Ted Kastor. “They will be missed.”

Assistant Superintendent Rena McClellan thanked the staff members and commended them for their impact on students.

"As you step into retirement, may you find joy, relaxation, and fulfillment in all your endeavors," Mrs. McClellan said.

  • Mrs. Beebe, a 5th grade intervention specialist at Meadowlawn, has been with Perkins Schools since the 2014-2015 school year;

  • Ms. Hensley, an art teacher at Perkins High School, has been with Perkins Schools since the 1998-1999 school year;

  • Mr. Majoy, a science teacher at Perkins High School, has been with Perkins Schools since the 2002-2003 school year;

  • Mrs. Rulong, a 3rd grade teacher at Meadowlawn Intermediate School, has been with Perkins Schools since the 1991-1992 school year;

  • Mrs. Williams, a 7th grade teacher at Briar Middle School, has been with Perkins Schools since the 1991-1992 school year;

  • Mrs. James, a counselor at Meadowlawn Intermediate School, has been with Perkins Local Schools since the 1992-1993 school year; and 

  • Mrs. Dinovo, a 4th grade teacher at Meadowlawn Intermediate School, has been with Perkins Local Schools since the 1993-1994 school year.

The Board also previously accepted the retirement notice of transportation mechanic Rick Bauman, who has been with Perkins Local Schools since May 2008.