Dr. Katie Kreimer Hall is starting her second year as Principal at Darby Junior High. Dr. Kreimer Hall was most recently an assistant principal at Chaffin Junior High and an Assistant Director of the Basic School. Her teaching background is in special education, and she has served as a special education teacher both in our district and in Missouri. She is also a former high school varsity volleyball coach. Dr. Kreimer Hall earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree at Missouri State University. In addition, she holds an Educational Specialist and Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri.
Ms. Maleb Kelly, Assistant Principal, is beginning her tenth year at Darby Junior High School as an assistant principal. Prior to coming to Darby, Ms. Kelley served as an ESL teacher and department head at Kimmons Junior High School. She was at Kimmons for six years. Ms. Kelley recently finished her Master’s Degree in Education Administration and Leadership from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.
Mr. Shawn Hinkle is starting his second year at Darby as an assistant principal. Mr. Hinkle has been a math teacher at Darby and a math teacher and coach at Kimmons Junior High where he was also the math department chair. Mr. Hinkle holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Education degree from Arkansas Tech University.