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Message from Mr. Zellmer - March 1st


     Hello Wonderful Wendell Families,


     It is with mixed emotions that I share with you my recent decision to resign as principal here at Wendell Elementary.  I have accepted a new position outside of the district.  My last day here at WES will be Friday, April 8th.


     I’ll take with me many happy memories of my tenure here at Wendell Elementary.  Boys and girls, thank you for your enthusiasm, love, and laughter.  Families, I’ve appreciated your kind words, involvement, and support.  This school is where I learned to be a principal, and I’ll be forever grateful for my time in the Heart of Wendell and how it helped me grow as both a person and a professional.


     As I prepare to begin my next chapter, I do so with a small request for you:  Please consider taking some time to appreciate our incomparable staff.  If you’re so inspired, reach out to someone at WES with a text, email, or note.  Thank that person for all they do and let them know how much they mean to you and your children.  Be grateful for this amazing school and the wonderful people who continue to dedicate their lives to its students and families.  I’ve been blessed to work with them every day.


     For the last five years, nobody’s had it better than me.


     Much love and thanks,



     Jack Zellmer

     Principal, Wendell Creative Arts and Science Magnet Elementary School