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Record Number: 4219
Displayed from: Jun 10, 2008 , until: Jul 10, 2008
The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, June 9, hired principals for two of the district's middle schools. Eric Lambright will be the new principal at Northwood Middle School, replacing Matt Schiebel, who is moving to Shawnee Middle School. Mr. Lambright is returning to Fort Wayne from Vikan Middle School in Brighton, Colo., where he is currently assistant principal. Mr. Lambright began his career in education at South Side High School in 1991 and worked at FWCS as a teacher and coach until 1998. He received his Master of Science in Education from Purdue University in 1998. Amy Sivley will join Fort Wayne Community Schools as the principal of Lakeside Middle School. She replaces Carlton Mable, who will be principal of Wayne High School. Sivley is currently the assistant principal and athletic director at Lakeview Middle School in Warsaw. She began her career in education in 1994 as a business teacher at Bluffton High School. She also taught business at Central Noble High School in Albion. Ms. Sivley received her Master of Science in Education from Indiana University in 2004.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.