District Board Recognized Retirees

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District board members and administration recognized retirees senior typist clerk Kathy Keating and Junior-Senior High School principal typist clerk Marilyn Brekke for their years of service at the Feb. 26 board meeting.

Marilyn began her career with the district in 1992, where she started as a lunch monitor at Rhame Avenue School. In addition to her 26 years serving the district, Marilyn was also one of the two monitors at the Junior-Senior High School, a senior clerk typist and a summer school secretary before retiring as principal typist clerk at the high school’s attendance office in December 2018. Speaking on behalf of Superintendent of School Lisa Ruiz and the board, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Mona Hecht described Marilyn as someone who took pride in her work and went the extra mile to complete every task. 

Kathy, a senior typist clerk in the district’s facilities department, began her career with the district in 1991 and held positions of monitor, substitute clerical, part-time typist clerk and full-time typist clerk. She started as senior typist clerk in 2004, where she supported the district’s facilities director until her retirement in December 2018. She was also in-district coordinator for nonpublic school text books from 1997 to 2016 and managed in-district transportation. Ms. Hecht said that Kathy’s clerical skills, professionalism and knowledge of the community helped the district function effectively throughout the years.

Superintendent Ruiz said that both retirees will be greatly missed, and wished them a long, happy and healthy retirement.