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Grooters, Zent named principals at new schools

Principals have been named for the two new West Fargo Schools scheduled to open in the fall of 2007.

West Fargo School Board members agreed Monday night to appoint Greg Grooters as principal of the new Ninth Grade Center, at the intersection of 9th Street East and 40th Avenue South and Carol Zent principal of the new elementary school located in Eagle Run south of West Fargo.

Grooters currently serves as assistant principal at West Fargo High School and will continue in that capacity through June 30, 2007. Zent is presently principal at Westside Elementary School and will continue in that position until the close of the 2006-2007 school term.

Grooters has been assistant principal at the High School since 1998. Prior to that he taught mathematics at the West Fargo High School and the Middle School and was head cross country coach and boys track and field coach from 1986 to 1990.

Zent has served as principal of Westside Elementary School since July of 1999. Prior to coming to West Fargo she was an elementary principal with the Minot Public Schools.

Construction on the two new school facilities will get underway yet this month, with projected completion dates in time to hold classes the fall of 2007