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Changes afoot in Sebastopol School District

Sebastopol School District will undergo wholesale changes in the coming year with a new superintendent and new principals at both Park Side School and Brook Haven School. Liz Schott, who currently serves as both superintendent of the 650-student district and principal of K-8 Brook Haven School, has taken as superintendent of the Kentfield School District in Marin County. The school board has hired Linda Irving to replace Schott as superintendent. Irving will also serve as principal of Park Side, the… Read More »

Park Side School celebrates new sign/sculpture

Park Side School in Sebastopol has unveiled a new sign to mark its place in the International Baccalaureate program. The flags of 16 countries are represented and eight girls and eight boys are present in the piece. Parent Megan Sorensen and parent/teacher Sara Gramm are credited with envisioning the design for the sculpture. The sculpture has now been made an emblem emblazoned on school spirit wear. To read a story about Park Side School’s International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program, click… Read More »