Shoultz takes on new district role

Northwest Junior High Assistant Principal and former West teacher Mitch Gross will step in as interim principal of West High for the upcoming year.

Alex Carlon , Online Editor-in-Chief

In an email sent to families on Aug. 17, it was announced that West High Principal Dr. Gregg Shoultz has been appointed director of PK-12 online learning for the ICCSD this upcoming school year.

“The ICCSD PK-12 Online Learning Program will serve more students than approximately 94% of the school districts across the state of Iowa. Given the size and scope of this program, the district has appointed Dr. Gregg Shoultz as the director of PK-12 online learning,” wrote Interim Superintendent Matt Degner.

As a result of this staffing change, Northwest Junior High Assistant Principal and former West teacher Mitch Gross will be stepping in as interim principal for the 2020-21 school year. Gross and Shoultz will both begin their new positions on Aug. 19, pending board approval.