Meet Felegy Elementary’s new principal: Dr. Liburd

October 11, 2016

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — Dr. Trevor Liburd is a well-educated and talented man. Originally from the U.S. Virgin Islands, he has a doctorate and two master’s degrees. He’s an adjunct professor at Bowie State University, currently teaching a special education course to undergraduates majoring [read more]

New principal Teresa Bey meets with packed room at HES  

August 12, 2016

BY LAUREN FLYNN KELLY — Hyattsville Elementary School’s new principal, Teresa Bey, wants us to know she’s not here by accident. Having worked in the Prince George’s County Public School system for the last 12 years as a teacher, a math specialist and most recently, assistant principal at [read more]

New Hyattsville Middle School principal selected

August 17, 2015

New Hyattsville Middle School Principal Thornton Boone speaks with the SGA president at the July 30 community Meet and Greet. Photo courtesy Caroline Selle. BY CAROLINE SELLE — Thornton Boone is the new acting principal for Hyattsville Middle School and is expected to be confirmed as principal [read more]

HMS to welcome a new principal

July 18, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — This fall, Hyattsville Middle School (HMS) will welcome a new principal. Once hired, he or she will join a slew of other relatively new school administrators in the city: In 2014, University Hills Elementary, Northwestern High School, and Edward M. Felegy Elementary (which [read more]

New principal joins Hyattsville Elementary

July 10, 2012

Principal Julia Burton started at Hyattsville Elementary School in July 2012. Photo courtesy Susie Currie BY SUSIE CURRIE — Anyone heading down Jefferson Street towards Route 1 can see that big changes are in store for Hyattsville Elementary School. By the time school starts next month, a new [read more]

New year, new leaders at local schools

August 10, 2011

BY SUSIE CURRIE AND PAULA MINAERT — Nearly a quarter of Prince George’s County’s 198 schools are getting new principals this year, due largely to budget cuts that led to slashed positions and staff buyouts for the new fiscal year. In Hyattsville, Northwestern High School and Hyattsville [read more]

Farewell to a beloved principal

August 10, 2011

BY SUSIE CURRIE AND PAULA MINAERT — Nearly 1,000 mourners turned out to pay final tribute to Sr. Joyce Volpini, SND, who was principal of St. Jerome School for 33 years. Known to generations of Hyattsville children as “Sister Joyce,” Volpini, who had battled cancer for years, died on July 31 [read more]

New principal sought for Hyattsville Middle School – again

July 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — For the second time in two years, a search is on for a principal for Hyattsville Middle School. Students return to school on August 22. Principal Susie Long announced her retirement June 6 after serving for only one year. Principal Susie Long will leave Hyattsville Middle [read more]
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