Marked Tree H.S. principal resigns

Details limited as school conducts internal investigation

Marked Tree H.S. principal resigns
The Marked Tree School Districts confirms its high school principal resigned last week. (Source: Jordan Howington)

MARKED TREE, AR (KAIT) – The Marked Tree School District is looking for a new high school principal.

Superintendent Matt Wright confirmed to Region 8 News in a statement that Kimberly Smith resigned on Aug. 23. Wright confirmed the school opened a conduct investigation but couldn’t confirm further details.

Here is the full statement from Superintendent Wright:

“Marked Tree High School Principal Kimberly Smith resigned on August 23, 2018, less than a week after district officials opened an investigation for the purpose of conduct. We have implemented an administrative plan at the high school until a new principal is hired. Because this is a personnel matter, the district can offer no further comment.” 
Superintendent Matt Wright

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