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New Oakville Senior High principal named

William Scheffler
June 01, 2005 - William Scheffler will serve as Oakville Senior High School principal beginning July 1, replacing Eric Knost, who becomes Mehlville's north area superintendent.

The Mehlville School District Board of Education voted 6-0 in closed session May 26 to extend a one-year contract to Scheff-ler at a salary of $103,729, according to a district news release. Board member Ken Leach was absent from the vote.

Scheffler currently serves as administrator of Construction Careers High School, a charter school of 325 students in St. Louis.

Before taking the position with Con-struction Careers High School, Scheffler was principal at Galesburg High School in Galesburg, Ill. from 1999 to 2004; Rob-binsdale Armstrong High School in Ply-mouth, Minn. from 1998 to 1999; Spring-field High School in Springfield, Ill. from 1992 to 1998; and Glenwood Junior High in Chatham, Ill. from 1984 to 1988.

He also served as an assistant principal at Springfield High School from 1988 to 1992; Glenwood High School from 1983 to 1984; and Glenwood Junior High School from 1977 to 1983.

Before joining the administrative ranks, Scheffler was a math teacher at Glenwood High School from 1970 to 1977.

After earning his bachelor's degree at Culver-Stockton College, Scheffler re-ceived a master's degree in educational ad-ministration from Sangamon State Uni-versity in Springfield, Ill.

He holds an administrative certificate K-8, an administrative certificate 9-12 and a lifetime mathematics certificate 7-12, according to the release.

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