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Sandy Peitzman is serving her ninth year as the building principal at Hawthorne Elementary. Sandy has a long history in Kearney Schools beginning back in 1969 when she started Kindergarten at Holt Elementary. Sandy attended Kearney schools through high school graduation. After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Middle School Education, she took her first teaching job at Kearney Middle School in 1986. Through the years to follow, Sandy earned a Master’s Degree in Library Science and Information Technology from the University of Central Missouri. She became the KJHS Library Media Specialist and then served as the LMS at Southview Elementary. During that time, Sandy earned a Master’s Degree and then a Specialist’s Degree in Education Administration from William Woods’ University.
Sandy is thrilled to be working in the building where she attended 7th and 8th grades and where she taught during her first year after college. Sandy has two children who also graduated from Kearney High School.