Keystone Local Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jacob Alferio, current 3-5 principal at Keystone Elementary to K-5 principal at Keystone Elementary School. Mr. Alferio has been with the district for seven years, holding various administrative roles at Keystone Middle and Keystone Elementary Schools. Upon acceptance of his appointment, Mr. Alferio stated, “Over the past 7 years the Keystone Community has been so great to me. It is an absolute privilege to be able to serve the students, staff and community in this expanded role of K-5 principal that I will be taking on. I am hopeful that things will be back to normal next year and I cannot wait to get started. Have a great summer and I look forward to seeing everyone back in August! ”.
The appointment comes with the resignation of Mrs. Maura Neville, current K-2 principal at Keystone Elementary who is leaving the district at the end of July to pursue other administrative opportunities. In reference to her departure Mrs. Neville said, “ I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for welcoming my family and myself into the Wildcat community. I have enjoyed my time serving the students, staff and families of Keystone. I have appreciated the opportunities you have provided me, and am thankful that you allowed me to grow into a leader who understands the importance of service, relationships and community connections. Thank you for trusting me with your littlest Wildcats, and allowing me to watch them grow and move onto the next chapters of their journey. The past nine years have been an absolute pleasure.”