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First day for new principals too

First day for new principals too

For Diane Cooper, Monday was more than just the first day back to school, it was the first day of the next step of her career. Cooper was prompted this summer to principal of the 1,100 students at South Carroll High School in Winfield, her first job as a top administrator after serving as an assistant principal for nine years at various Carroll high schools, most recently at South Carroll. She replaced Jeffrey Hopkins, who was transferred to Westminster High as its principal. Cooper said it was an exciting, if uneventful, first day for her. "It went as smoothly as a first day can go," Cooper said at dismissal time Monday. "It was fairly easy. Thankfully I had already...

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