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Forrest Named MPHS Principal
deanne.perez

Manassas Park City Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Charles Forrest has been named as the next principal of Manassas Park High School.

Since joining MPCS in 2002, Mr. Forrest has been a steadfast presence and influential leader at MPHS. He moves to the Principal position after serving for 10 years as assistant principal. Prior to that he served as a department chair and social studies teacher for nearly a decade, while establishing mentorship and after-school remediation programs.

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Kiernan-Graham Named MPCS Executive Director of Special Programs
deanne.perez

Manassas Park City Schools is pleased to announce that Ms. Jennifer Kiernan-Graham has been named Executive Director of Special Programs.

Ms. Kiernan-Graham joined MPCS in 2001 as a middle school teacher. With more than 20 years of experience in Manassas Park, her expertise in Special Education and support programs will offer continued support and advocacy for the MPCS community.

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Manassas Park City Schools Names New Superintendent
deanne.perez

Dr. Melissa Saunders was appointed as the next superintendent of Manassas Park City Schools at tonight's school board meeting. Her new position will be effective July 1, 2021. Saunders has 28 years of experience working in public education. She has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and director of curriculum and instruction in Loudoun County and Manassas City, Virginia and in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Since 2016, she has served as the executive director of student achievement for Manassas City Public Schools.

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Manassas Park City Schools to Announce New Superintendent
deanne.perez

After a nationwide search which generated a strong number of highly qualified candidates, the Manassas Park City School Board has identified the candidate who best meets the criteria and qualities to serve as the school division's next superintendent.

At the April 8, 2021, Special School Board meeting, the School Board will appoint the new superintendent to replace Dr. Bruce McDade upon his retirement on June 30, 2021. The meeting will begin at 5:59 pm with a public vote and announcement of the individual selected.

The meeting will be broadcast on Comcast Channel 18, Verizon Channel 42, and on the MPCS YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/s77ApYVY0FA.

The Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) assisted the school board with the superintendent search process.

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