The Newtown-Harris R-3 School District has provided more information on the hiring of a new superintendent. The board of education hired Doctor Matthew Copeland last week.
Current Superintendent Doctor Lucas McKinnis reports Copeland has been the superintendent for the Missouri City School District. Copeland will begin at Newtown-Harris on July 1st. His salary will be $75,000 for the next school year.
McKinnis’s time as superintendent at Newtown-Harris will end June 30th. He will then be the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning for the Festus School District.