The Richfield School Board welcomed new (RHS) Principal Joshua Fuchs, who began his new position July 1, 2011, to the district Monday night.
Fuchs spent eight years at Oakland Technical High School in California, where he taught physical education for four years and worked as a student support coach for two years. He was vice principal at Oakland Tech for two years before moving to Richfield. Fuchs also received his master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of California–Berkeley.
Fuchs takes the place of , who took a position with Eden Prairie Schools after one year as RHS principal.
In other business, advanced planning meetings which are already underway for the 2011-12 school year were also announced Monday night. A workshop for new teachers will be held Aug. 22 at 7:30 a.m. in the Richfield District Board Room at RHS. There will also be an all-school welcome Aug. 30 at 7:15 a.m. in the high school cafeteria and 8 a.m. in the auditorium. Board Chair Peter Toensing will open those two meetings.