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Carlton looks to hire elementary principal

Carlton schools superintendent Donita Stepan plans to relinquish her role as elementary principal at South Terrace Elementary and focus solely on her superintendent duties.

Stepan wears two hats now, part of an arrangement conceived earlier this year as a cost-saving measure. With Stepan holding two positions and high school/middle school principal Warren Peterson working part-time, savings to the district could be in the range of $85,000 to $90,000.

As the mid-school year approaches, it has become apparent to Stepan that South Terrace needs to have a fully licensed administrator onsite all th...