Roecker says goodbye


June 29th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Todd Roecker (photo by staff)

Departing Atlantic Middle School Principal Todd Roecker issued a statement today (Wednesday), thanking the Atlantic Community School District and the Board of Education, for allowing him to serve the students, staff, parents and the community for the past 14-years. In his letter, Roecker says he has “Truly enjoyed (his) years in the role of school principal.”

He says also “The faculty and staff of ACSD do a great job in working with our students, and they should be commended for their passion and dedication to teach our youth, and to meet the diverse needs of all of our students.”

Roecker said the Middle School staff have “All worked very hard this past school year to promote student achievement. Our AMS students showed tremendous growth on student achievement scores….(and) we are very proud of our accomplishments from this past school year, as we surpassed our goals for student achievement for the year.”

Roecker has worked in the field of education for 33-years, 26-of those were as a principal, including his 14-years here in Atlantic. His retirement is effective this Thursday, June 30th.