Dennis Grad, currently the principal at Cascade Middle School, was appointed the Auburn School District’s director of transportation.
Isaiah Johnson, assistant principal at Mt. Baker Middle School, was appointed to the position of principal at Cascade Middle School.
Johnson was recognized as the South King County Region Assistant Principal of the Year during the 2006-07 school year.
Cascade and Mt. Baker middle schools each received $1,000 grants from the King County Community Organizing Committee. Mt. Baker Middle School used the grant funds to pay for Junior Achievement Finance education. Cascade Middle School used the grant funds to pay for staff and supplies provided during the school’s WASL Camp, which was held the week of April 7-11. … Dick Scobee Elementary School was recently awarded a $7,582.20 Fred Meyer Foundation grant to purchase a computerized visitor management program designed to account for and screen all visitors, contractors, volunteers and faculty passing through the school. Principal Greg Brown was determined to create a more streamlined, efficient process in visitor management at Dick Scobee. The new system will be in operation beginning in the 2008-09 school year. …
Bruce Morris, Auburn High School horticulture instructor, was awarded a $500 Hazards on the Homefront Mini-Grant, sponsored by the King County Solid Waste Division. Morris will create an educational unit focused on environmentally friendly cleaning products as substitutes for household hazardous products.