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April 4, 2008

For Immediate Release

JILL BURNES NAMED ENUMCLAW HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

Current Enumclaw High School Assistant Principal Jill Burnes has been named the new EHS Principal after a rigorous selection process that included participation by community members, staff, students and parents.

Mrs. Burnes work experience includes Assistant Principal at EHS, roles at the district office in both the Federal Way and Enumclaw School District and as classroom teacher. Certificates held by Mrs. Burnes include Washington State teaching, principal and superintendent credentials. Mrs. Burnes stated, "I consider this an incredible honor and privilege to continue to serve the students and families in the communities of Black Diamond and Enumclaw." Mrs. Burnes will officially begin her new position on July 1, 2008.

Superintendent Mike Nelson states, "Jill Burnes is an outstanding educational leader with proven success in our district and will lead Enumclaw High School into the future as a flagship school in the state of Washington."

The Board will officially act on this hiring at their regularly scheduled Board Meeting on April 21.