Twelve new teachers joined Orono Public Schools for the 2012-13 school year.
They are, from left: front row—Kate Minor, Orono Middle School math; Jocelyn Veach, Orono Intermediate School Spanish; Laura Young, Orono Schumann Elementary first grade; Mary-Ann Rolf, Schumann special education; Jill Nikolay, English Language Learners; Michael Mock, IS fourth grade; and Kate Allen, Schumann and OHS special education.
Back row—Kaila Sawochka, OHS math; Renata Fiora, OHS science; Luke Runka, Schumann physical education; and Andy Gagnon, OHS social studies. Marcia Pankonin, IS fifth-grade teacher, is not pictured.
New teachers reported for duty August 23; all of the district’s teachers returned August 27. The first day of school was Tuesday