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School Board approves contract for Central Middle School principal

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2019
WBLAS Contact: Marisa Vette, 651-407-7695,

At the May 13, 2019 Regular Meeting, the White Bear Lake Area School Board approved the contract of Cathryn Peterson. Peterson will serve as the new Central Middle School Principal, a position that will be vacated when current Principal Tim Schochenmaier becomes superintendent at Central Public Schools (Norwood Young America, Minn.) on July 1, 2019.

“We are excited for Cathryn to join the White Bear team,” said Superintendent Wayne Kazmierczak. “She brings a variety of leadership experiences and is excited to serve our Central Middle School students and families alongside our Central staff.”

Cathryn has served as the Assistant Principal at Robbinsdale Middle School for four years. Previously, she served in academic leadership roles such as teaching and learning specialist, instructional coach, and Response to Intervention coordinator.