University City High School Principal Put On Paid Administrative Leave
The School District has put the principal of University City High School on paid administrative leave.
The University City School District has put University City High School Principal Tim Wernentin on paid administrative leave until further notice.
District Communications Director Linda Russell said the situation involved a "personnel matter," and had nothing to do with any students.
Russell said the District sent a letter to parents on Thursday, Feb. 24th, the same day Wernentin was put on paid leave.
This was Wernentin's second year as principal of University City High School.
Russell said Assistant Principal Dayle Burgdorf is now interim principal.
According to the U City School District website, prior to becoming principal at UCHS, Wernentin was a principal for five years at Central High School in Davenport, Iowa.