||Columbus principal takes new position
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) — A Columbus school principal is taking a new position with the Mississippi Department of Education.
Principal Jill Savely with the Columbus High School recently accepted a position at East Mississippi Community College’s Early College High School.
Through a grant opportunity, she will serve as educator in residence for this program the rest of the school year.
Savely’s last day at Columbus High will be Friday. Her anticipated last day of employment with Columbus Municipal School District is in June.
Savely served at the Columbus Municipal School District for 12 years as teacher, assistant principal and principal.
The school district will soon name an interim principal to lead Columbus High School for the remainder of the school year.
During the search for a permanent replacement, the district says it will solicit input from stakeholders to gather information regarding desired attributes of the school’s next leader.