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USD 490 hires new Assistant Principal at EMS
The USD 490 Board of Education approved the hiring of Luke Claar as the new Assistant Principal at El Dorado Middle on May 13.

Currently, Claar is in his fourth year as the Assistant Principal at Field Kindley High School in Coffeyville, KS. He previously taught Social Science in Independence High School, Neodesha Middle School, Stockton High School, Dodge City High School, and Dodge City Middle School. Claar also spent three years as a Carrer Education and At-Risk Instructor for Independence High School.

In May 2014, Claar completed his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Pittsburg State University. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in History in May 1991 and an Associates of Arts from Dodge City Community College in May 1988.

Claar will replace Jenifer Davis, who is moving over to El Dorado High School for the 2019-2020 school year to replace Morgan Marsh as the Assistant Principal.