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Port Angeles School District Retiring Staff for 2017-18

Port Angeles School District Retiring Staff for 2017-18
Posted on 06/14/2018
Port Angeles School District Retiring Staff for 2017-18The Port Angeles School District wishes to acknowledge the years of service retiring staff members have contributed towards serving our students, school families, staff and the Port Angeles community.

Vicki Anderson, secretary at Jefferson Elementary, 28 years with PASD;
Janis Bane, special programs secretary, Lincoln Center, 15 years with PASD;
Buddy Bear, social studies teacher, Port Angeles High School, 33 years in Education, 30 years with PASD;
Barry Burnett, fourth grade teacher, Franklin Elementary, 38 years with the PASD;
Grace Clawson, para educator, Port Angeles High School, 25 years with PASD;
Barb Gapper, para educator, Port Angeles High School, 19 years with PASD;
Carol Jackson, math teacher, Port Angeles High School, 24 years in Education, 11 years with PASD;
Marc Jackson, superintendent, 44 years in Education, 4 years with PASD;
Pamela Kiteley, business office/athletics secretary, Stevens Middle School, 17 years with PASD;
Laura Knowles, second grade teacher, Jefferson Elementary, 31 years in Education, 30 years with PASD;
Michael Knowles, math teacher, Port Angeles High School, 32 years in Education, 30 years with PASD;
Darrell Little, custodian, Franklin Elementary and Central Services Building, 10 years with PASD;
Dennis McCarthy, school psychologist, Stevens Middle School, Olympic Christian School and Queen of Angels, 39 years in Education, 3 years with PASD;
Pamela Munro, para educator, Port Angeles High School, 33 years with PASD;
Julie Rael, para educator, Roosevelt Elementary, 12 years with PASD;
Deborah Rich, resource specialist, Jefferson Elementary, 14 years in Education, 3 years with PASD;
Kathleen Schmidt, second grade teacher, Hamilton Elementary, 31 years with PASD;
Tina Smith, Communications and Community Relations Coordinator, 27 years in Education, 12 years with PASD;
Diana Tschimperle, secretary/ASB bookkeeper, Port Angeles High School, 22 years with PASD;
Linda Waknitz, kindergarten teacher, Hamilton Elementary, 17 years with PASD.

Collectively, the careers of the staff members represent nearly 400 years’ service in the Port Angeles School District.

Retiring staff members were honored on Tuesday, June 12 at a Port Angeles School District Retirement Dinner held at Chestnut Cottage.   Special thanks to Sodexo Food Services for sponsoring the celebration, and to Marsha McKay and Jennifer Wilson for organizing the event.

Photo by Patsene Dashiell/Port Angeles School District – PASD retiring staff members for the 2017-18 school year are (front row, from left) Carol Jackson, Pam Munro, Laura Knowles, Diana Tschimperle, Barb Gapper, Linda Waknitz, Vicki Anderson, Buddy Bear, Barry Burnett, (back row, from left) Michael Knowles, Dennis McCarthy, and Marc Jackson.  Not Shown:  Janis Bane, Grace Clawson, Pamela Kiteley, Darrell Little, Julie Rael, Deborah Rich, Kathleen Schmidt, Tina Smith.

For additional assistance, please contact:

M. Patsene Dashiell
Communications & Community Relations Coordinator
pdashiell@portangelesschools.org
Ph: 360-565-3703
Port Angeles School District
Central Services – 216 East 4th Street
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