By NANCY WHYTE
The Avonworth School District has two new administrators, as a result of motions unanimously approved by the school board.
At the Monday, Feb. 6, school board meeting, William Battistone was hired as elementary school principal at the salary of $85,000 with benefits, commencing April 3.
Additionally, David Thomas was hired as middle/high school assistant principal at the salary of $74,500 with benefits, commencing not later than March 6, 2017.
Battistone arrives from Iowa, where he served as the assistant principal at Regina Elementary School in Iowa City.