New Principals Announced!

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Joseph Tanen Centamore, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, Personnel & District Services is pleased to announce the following administrative appointments approved by the Board of Education at its meeting last evening, June 13, 2012.

Barbara Kenney
Principal of Countrywood Primary School


Ms. Kenney has served the District as the Assistant Principal of the Countrywood Primary School since July of 2000 and has been with the District since 1992.    Through the years Ms. Kenney has served on numerous building-based and district-wide committees and is well known for providing support to students, parents and staff.  Ms. Kenney assumes the role of principal effective September 1, 2012 with the retirement of the current principal, Ms. Siegel, on August 31st.  We wish both Ms. Kenney and Ms. Siegel well as they embark on their new beginnings.



Stephen Toto
Principal of Silas Wood Sixth-Grade School


Mr. Toto has served the District as the Assistant Principal of the Birchwood Intermediate School since July of 2008 and has been with the District since 2002.  Through the years Mr. Toto has served on numerous building-based and district-wide committees and is well known for maintaining and fostering a positive learning environment for intermediate-grade level students.  Mr. Toto’s goal, “To cultivate an atmosphere where the staff and parents work collaboratively to educate and enrich the lives of our students” provides an excellent foundation as he assumes the principalship of the Silas Wood Sixth-Grade School effective July 1, 2012.  We wish Mr. Toto well as he embarks on this new beginning.