Jim Jarvis replaced at Ooltewah High as principals shuffled at Hamilton County schools

Ooltewah High School Principal Jim Jarvis testifies in a hearing for coaches and administrators charged with failing to report child abuse or suspected child abuse.

*Here is the full list of the district’s new principal appointments:

Chris Earl – The Howard SchoolSteve Henry – Soddy-Daisy HighRobin Copp – Ooltewah HighTodd Stinson – Signal Mountain Middle/HighElaine Harper – Red Bank HighBlake Freeman – Normal Park Museum MagnetJane Reynolds – Soddy-Daisy MiddleRashaad Williams – Brown MiddleAngela Cass – East Ridge MiddleArielle Hayes – Dalewood MiddleTiffany Earvin – Orchard Knob MiddleJeana Turner – Big Ridge ElementaryRuthie Panni – Dupont ElementaryMarthel Young – East Brainerd ElementaryCheri Grant-Guerdon – Rivermont ElementaryBrenda Cothran – Woodmore Elementary

Students walking into 16 Hamilton County schools this fall will be greeted by new principals after district leaders announced new appointments Thursday.

"The more challenging the circumstance, the more leadership matters," said Hamilton County Schools Chief Academic Officer Jill Levine. "There are great challenges in our schools, but our central office team is ready to work alongside these leaders and support them as they create positive change for students and teachers."

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