February 10, 2020, the USD 250 Board of Education approved Mrs. Kelsey Boulware as the new Elementary Principal at Westside Elementary.
"We are very excited to welcome Mrs. Boulware to our administrative team. Her skills, abilities and personal qualities will serve to help Westside Elementary continue to be a great school. She is filling a large void left by the transfer of Ann Lee to Lakeside Elementary, but I believe that her capabilities matched with the strong staff at Westside will enable us to continue to provide an excellent education for our students in that building. " Says Mr. Richard Proffitt, Superintendent of Schools.
Boulware is a Pittsburg State University Graduate; B.S. Ed. Early/Late Childhood in 2009 and a Master's of Science Special Education K-12 in 2015. Her ten years of experience in teaching and as building Principal in 2019 were spent at both USD #493 and here at USD #250.
Boulware currently teaches 6th Grade English Language Arts at Pittsburg Community Middle School and will begin her role at Westside Elementary on July 1, 2020.
Current Westside Elementary Principal, Mrs. Ann Lee, will be joining our Lakeside Elementary family as their new Principal following Mrs. Rhonda White's retirement at the end of this academic year.
"Accepting Mrs. White's retirement is bittersweet. We congratulate her on her retirement from our district and wish her success in all of her future endeavors. Yet, it is difficult to see her go. She has had a long tenure in our district, in which she has had a positive impact on many students' lives. She will be truly missed. " Says Proffitt.