In order to support the Douglas Bulldogs in their home state playoff game the Douglas School Board adjusted its meeting from 5:30 p.m. May 1 to 7 a.m.
Among the hires were three new principals.
Randy Walker is now the official principal at Douglas High School.
Jaspar Lusby is the new principal at Faras Elementary coming over from Huber where she had been an assistant; Ana Samaniego takes over the principalship Ray Borane Middle School replacing Mary Good who is being transferred to Clawson Elementary.
Among the retirements were longtime coach/teacher Ron Ellsworth effective May 2012/2013.
Andrew McRae will also resign from DHS effective May 25 of this year.
The board approved the hiring of DHS math teachers Charles Chambers and Cheryl Maghinay, Eliza Novoa Gonzalez as a Biology teacher at DHS; Ana Fe Lopez as a special education teacher at Huber Middle School; Bridget Mangum was hired as a special education aide at DHS and Sorely Cantu resigned as a instructional aide at Sarah Marley effective May 23.
Another special meeting was held May 8 and the next regular meeting will be May 15.
The DHS awards night will take place May 16. The last day of school is May 23 and graduation will be May 25.