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Matthew Hennard Announced as Assistant Principal of Middle-High School

At its meeting on May 10th, the Wheatland-Chili Board of Education approved the appointment of Matthew Hennard to the position of Assistant Principal at the Middle/High School. The appointment comes at the recommendation of Superintendent Lynda Quick after a rigorous multi-round interview process.


“Matt has the right blend of experience, knowledge, and personality to fulfill the responsibilities of Assistant Principal at the Middle/High School. He is a great fit for the job. We look forward to introducing him to our students and community at large,” said Superintendent Quick.


Mr. Hennard comes from the Holley Central School District, where he was the Middle School Coordinator for the past two years. He led the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Committee, created the midterm and state testing schedules, and was responsible for student discipline. He is a former social studies teacher and special education teacher at Holley.


Matthew Hennard


Mr. Hennard completed his Administrative Certification Program at SUNY Brockport and received his Master’s Degree in Social Studies Curriculum & Instruction at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, and has also coached Boys Basketball at every level. Mr. Hennard and his wife Janelle have two sons. 


"I am excited to join the Wildcat family! I chose Wheatland-Chili because I value the small community feel, and I love working with both Middle School and High School students," said Mr. Hennard. "That unique setting allows us, as educators, to not only help them learn and grow through some very challenging years; but also to see them head off into their next steps as young adults ready to make their mark on the world."


Mr. Hennard will officially enter the position on July 1 and will hit the ground running preparing for the 2021-2022 school year.