SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 5, 2014

Finalists chosen for Hamilton middle school principal


The Salem News

---- — HAMILTON — Three finalists have been selected for the position of principal at the Miles River Middle School, and they will be introduced to the community at meetings this week and next.

The finalists are:

Bill Grubb, principal of St. Charles Elementary School, and former principal of the Ashland Middle School. He has also been an assistant principal in the Belmont and Hopkinton public schools.

Craig Hovey, assistant principal of O’Maley Middle School in Gloucester since 2008. He has also taught science there in grades six and seven.

Liz Sharp, interim principal of John F. Ryan Elementary School in Tewksbury, where she served as assistant principal for the 2012-2013 school year. She has also been a middle school teacher and academic coordinator in the North Andover public schools.

Meet-and-greet sessions have been scheduled for the public with each of the three candidates: Hovey on Thursday, Feb. 6; Sharp on Monday, Feb. 10; and Grubb on Wednesday, Feb. 12. All sessions will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the music room at the middle school. Parents and other interested people will have the opportunity to ask questions.