School Board Approves New Principal Resignation

Yesterday, June 11th, during a special meeting held by the Jamestown Public School Board. The board approved by a vote of 8-0, the resignation request of Jon Koehmstedt, who was hired this past April as principal of Louis L’Amour Elementary School.

Koehmstedt, was originally selected by a search committee from a pool of 15 candidates and hired to replace Principal Vikki Coombs, who retired in June.

No reason was given for the resignation and according to The Jamestown Sun, Superintendent of Jamestown Public Schools, Robert Lech says the principal position will remain open until a pool of candidates is determined and selected candidates are interviewed.