The public is invited to attend this event, which will honor many long-standing veterans of our district.
Retiring at the end of this year are:
- Peggy Behrens, Turtle Creek grade 3, 35 years at DD, 35 years teaching;
- Kerry Butitta, DDHS science teacher, 20 years at DD, 27 years teaching;
- Sandra Edmunds, kitchen staff, 24 years at DD;
- Doreen Grams, elementary physical education, 31 years at DD, 31 years teaching;
- Michael John, custodian, 24 years at DD;
- Lisa Jones, Wileman grade 3, 34 years at DD, 34 years teaching;
- Timothy Koepnick, Phoenix Middle School science, 21 years at DD, 21 years teaching;
- Ann Lewis, Phoenix Middle School aide, 12 years at DD;
- Barbara Pawlowski, bookkeeper, 11 1/2 years at DD;
- Larry Thomas, DDHS custodian, 18 years at DD:
- and JoAnne Tully, Turtle Creek speech pathologist, 13 years at DD, 21 1/2 years teaching.
Collectively, that’s more than 243 years serving and educating Delavan-Darien children, and 259 serving children overall.
A cake and punch reception will run from 5:30 until 7 p.m. with formal recognition by the Delavan-Darien Administration and School Board at 7 p.m.
We hope you all can attend to honor our retirees!
**NOTE: Monday’s regularly-scheduled school board meeting will instead be moved to Tuesday night, immediately after the retirement reception in the Phoenix Cafeteria.**