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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

New principal chosen for Dover elementary school


Kirk T. Downing of Colorado has been chosen as the new principal of Chickering Elementary School, Superintendent Perry Davis announced in a press release.

Downing, 36, is currently the assistant principal of
Sunrise Elementary School in Aurora, Colo. He will start in his new position July 1, according to Davis. Downing, has worked for 11 years as a teacher and administrator in Colorado schools, said he had a longtime dream of moving to New England.

In an interview, Downing escribed the new job as an “incredible opportunity to work with a fantastic school.” Downing was one of three finalists for the position.

The school has had an interim principal this year.

— Kyle Alspach

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