PSS transfers principals, vice principals


Several principals and vice principals of the Public School System are getting new school assignments this incoming school year.

Education Commissioner Glenn Muña announced the reassignments during a Board of Education meeting yesterday.

This comes after Koblerville Elementary School principal Jeremiah Benavente and Kagman High School vice principal Nina Demapan resigned from their posts.

Naomi Nishimura, former William S. Reyes Elementary School principal, will replace Benevante as KES principal, while Benjamin Jones will be the lone vice principal for KHS.

Lynn Mendiola, former Dandan Middle School principal, will replace Nishimura as WSR principal. James Sablan, former Francisco M. Sablan Middle School principal, will replace Mendiola as DMS principal.

Cherlyn Cabrera, former Marianas High School principal, will replace Sablan as FMS principal, while Eric Evangelista, former Da’ok Academy principal, will replace Cabrera at MHS.

Da’ok Academy vice principal Jonathan Aguon will become the acting principal for the academy. No vice principal will be appointed.

Karen-Alla Manuel, former MHS vice principal, will transfer to Hopwood Middle School. Christine Tudela will replace Manuel as MHS vice principal.

The principals and vice principals of San Vicente Elementary School, Tinian Elementary School, Garapan Elementary School, Sinapalo Elementary School, Kagman Elementary School, Oleai Elementary School, GTC Elementary School, Tanapag Middle School, Tinian Jr./Sr. High School, Chacha Middle School, Dr. Rita H. Inos Jr./Sr. High School, and Saipan Southern High School will remain the same.

The updated list of PSS principals and vice principals are as follows:

GTC Elementary: Raena Camacho, principal, and Melisa Mendez, vice principal

Garapan Elementary: Liela Yumul, principal, and Derwin Johnson, vice principal

Oleai Elementary: Jasylene Parico, principal, and Elisa Muña, vice principal

WSR Elementary: Lynn Mendiola, principal, and Jocelyn Manibusan, vice principal

Koblerville Elementary: Naomi Nishimura, principal, and Mercedes Deleon Guerrero, vice principal

San Vicente Elementary: Paulette Sablan, principal, and Anna Guerrero, vice principal

Kagman Elementary: Dr. Ignacia Demapan, principal, and Peter Arriola, vice principal

Tinian Elementary: Lou Connie Manglona, principal, and Joanne Cepeda, vice principal

Sinapalo Elementary: Daisy Quitugua, principal, and Marvin Tamangided, vice principal

Tanapag Middle School: Hilda Rios, principal, and Felisa Brel, vice principal

Hopwood Middle School: Dr. Rizalina Liwag, principal, and Victorino Borja and Karen-Alla Manuel, vice principals

Dandan Middle School: James Sablan, principal, and Reo Arriola, vice principal

Chacha Middle School: Martha Kintol, principal, and Laura Brown, vice principal

Tinian Jr./Sr. High School: Dionne Santos, principal, and Martina Diaz, vice principal

Dr. Rita Inos Jr./Sr. High School: Denise King, principal, and Annette Calvo, vice principal

FMS: Cherlyn Cabrera, principal, and Carla Sablan, vice principal

MHS: Eric Evangelista, principal, and Melanie Sablan and Christine Tudela, vice principals

KHS: Leila Staffler, principal, and Bejamin Jones, vice principal

SSHS: Vince Dela Cruz, principal, and Jonathan Liwag, vice principal

Da’ok Academy: Jonathan Aguon, acting principal. (Reica Ramirez)

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