Georger named principal at Northern Chautauqua Catholic School in city

The Board of Trustees of Northern Chautauqua Cath-olic School would like to welcome John Georger as the new principal.

Georger becomes the principal of the pre-k through eighth grade regionalized Catholic school located in Dunkirk.

Georger received his bachelor of music education from SUNY Fredonia, and his master of music education from Ithaca College. He completed studies for the Certificate for Advanced Study: School Building Leadership at SUNY Fredonia.

His extensive teaching career in music, both choral and instrumental, also included coaching experiences in soccer, tennis and volleyball.

Georger’s focus while pursuing his administration degree was in working with the incorporation and evaluation of the Common Core Standards.

He has worked to update technology plans and implement them to the advantage of the students involved. His efforts also emphasized a proactive approach in eliminating bullying.

Administrators who have worked with Georger note the professionalism he brings to each experience within the school setting and the positive, ready connections he establishes with students.

Georger plans to encourage the growth of the Catholic identity of North-ern Chautauqua Catholic School and looks forward to working with the faculty, staff and families of the school.

Registration is ongoing for the school year and anyone interested in more information is invited to call the office at 366-0630. All registered families are invited to an ice cream social in the gym on Aug. 27 from 6-7 p.m. to meet Georger.