Northside Middle School will have a new face as principal. Jim Still has been named as the new Principal at Northside Middle School. “I’m honored to be selected to lead a school such as Northside,” Still said. “I look forward to working with the students, staff, and school community at Northside. Our goal is to continue building upon the tremendous tradition of excellence that has been set in academics, arts, and athletics. I’m confident that our collective efforts as a school will have a positive impact on the learning and the lives of our students.”
Still graduated from Clemson University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education. He went on to earn a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University.
During his 14 years in District 50, Still has served as an administrator, teacher, and athletic coach. He also served as an Assistant Principal at Clinton High School in Laurens School District 56 before returning to District 50 as an Assistant Principal at Northside.
“During his career in Greenwood 50, Mr. Still has shown a passion for teaching and learning,” according to Director of Secondary Education Beth Taylor. “Northside will benefit from his innovation, enthusiasm, and leadership.”
“Mr. Still is an outstanding educator,” Superintendent Darrell Johnson stated. “He has a proven track record of achieving success in our district and is enthusiastic about seeing our middle students become college and career ready. His rapport with teachers and familiarity with our district is an added bonus.”