Melissa Oates

Local News
12:01 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Two Top Indian River School District Administrators Reassigned

Indian River School District Offices
Credit Indian River School District Website

OCEAN VIEW, Del. (AP) - The Indian River School District has reassigned the two top administrators from Lord Baltimore Elementary School.

Officials placed Principal John Turssline and Assistant Principal Melissa Oates on administrative leave earlier this month, but declined to say why. Now officials say the pair has been reassigned within the district.

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Local News
11:45 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Top Leadership Replaced at Elementary School in Ocean View

Credit Don Rush

OCEAN VIEW, Del. (AP) - The Indian River School District has placed Lord Baltimore Elementary School's principal and assistant principal on leave.

Officials said Thursday that Principal John Turssline and Assistant Principal Melissa Oates were placed on administrative leave, but declined to say why because it is considered a personnel issue.

District spokesman David Maull says the pair will be on leave pending further action by the Board of Education, which meets next week.

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