WINCHESTER, Va. - Winchester Public Schools has announced that Matthew Wygal has been named principal of the recently approved Daniel Morgan Intermediate School.
Wygal currently serves as principal at Virginia Avenue Charlotte Dehart Elementary School. He started the position in July 2014.
He will begin transitioning into his new role on April 1, and will fully transition by July 1.
The new Daniel Morgan Intermediate School will serve fifth and sixth graders, while Daniel Morgan Middle School will serve seventh and eighth graders. The changes are effective for the 2017-18 school year.
"It's humbling and pretty exciting to be honest. It's gonna be a lot of work and a big challenge, but the staff there has the passion and drive to do it, so, I'm looking forward to it," Dr. Wygal said.
The current assistant principal at Virginia Avenue Charlotte Dehart Elementary School, Bev Thomas, will serve as the school's interim principal until the new principal is appointed.