Giving Thanks to Retirees for Service to the District

The Long Beach School District bid a fond farewell to 22 valuable staff members who will retire at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

At the administrative level, Executive Director of Human Resources Dr. Randie Berger, Director of Comprehensive Arts Dr. Dale Johanson and Director of World Languages and the English Language Learners Program Vivian Fiallo will be retiring this year. 

Also retiring this year are Long Beach High School art teacher Nora Bellsey Lido and Lindell LARC teacher Beverlee Bertinetti, Long Beach Middle School reading teacher Phyllis Boriello, Lindell School reading teacher Mary Conway, Steven Freeman, Lindell School special education teacher Eileen Fuentes, Long Beach Catholic School special education teacher Margaret Glenday-Fraser, Long Beach High School head custodian William Liguori, Long Beach Middle School guidance counselor Lynn Marcell, Long Beach Middle School secretary Patricia Marchese, Lindell School teacher Mildred McCarthy, East School nurse Lori Montgomery, Long Beach Middle School math teacher Grace Riemenschneider, Long Beach High School science teacher John Rooney, Lindell School head custodian William Snow, Long Beach High School special education teacher Paula Starsky, Long Beach Middle School custodian Richard Stegeman, Long Beach High School social studies teacher Carmine Verde and Long Beach High School special education teacher Susan Wolk.

Each retiree was introduced by an administrator from his/her respective school or department, and the presenters shared remarks and highlights in appreciation of the individuals being honored for their years of service to the district.