Approval of next year’s high school principal contract was the board’s only action item.
Schwartz has been principal at Axtell since 2018. He was named the Nebraska Region IX New Principal of the Year in 2020-21.
From 2011 to 2017, he served at Riverside Public School as assistant principal, transportation director, coach and network manager, and also taught technology, history, math and physical education.
Schwartz moved to Auburn Public School in 2017-18 as assistant principal and activities director before taking the position at Axtell.
Complete story in the Dec. 15 Albion News/Boone Co. Tribune, and Petersburg Press, print and e-editions.