Rhinelander High School Principal Ditzler resignsSubmitted: 12/19/2017
Rhinelander High School Principal Ditzler resigns
Ben Meyer
Ben Meyer
Managing Editor / Senior Reporter

RHINELANDER - David Ditzler has resigned as principal at Rhinelander High School.

The Rhinelander School Board accepted Ditzler's resignation Monday night.

Ditzler had been on leave since early November, when he took time off to focus on his well being and family.

"My recent time off, for which I am truly grateful, has shown me that I need to step away from Rhinelander High School and consider a different future for myself and my family," Ditzler wrote in his resignation letter to Superintendent Kelli Jacobi.

In the letter, Ditzler said he was "grateful for the opportunity" to work in the School District of Rhinelander.

Ditzler's leave will continue through December 29, at which time his resignation will become effective.

Shane Dornfield, who took over as interim principal during Ditzler's leave, will complete the school year in that position, according to Jacobi.  She said the district will post the job opening in the spring.

"We will encourage Shane to apply for the position," Jacobi said in an email.

Read a copy of Ditzler's resignation letter by clicking on the link below.

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