K.W. Pietscher Board of Education Office
Administrative Staff & Directors
Superintendent Gregory M. Newland [email protected] (989) 269-9938 ext 1001
High School Principal Kurt E. Dennis [email protected] (989) 269-9593 ext 4001
Middle School Principal Peter M. Batzer [email protected] (989) 269-2735 ext 5001
Elementary Principal Russell Clark [email protected] (989) 269-2736 ext 6001
Ascent High School Principal Kelly Durr [email protected] (989) 269-2737 ext 7106
District Office Administrative Assistant Donna Grigg [email protected] (989) 269-9938 ext 1000
Director of Transportation & Buildings/Grounds Keith Sweeney [email protected] (989) 269-9938 ext 1002
Human Resources/Payroll/Accounts Payable Amy Rogers [email protected] (989) 269-9938 ext 1003
Business Manager Melodie Kociba [email protected] (989) 269-9938 ext 1004
College/Career Advisor Rebecca Roggenbuck [email protected] (989) 269-9593 ext 4003
Director of Technology Brian Delpiere [email protected] (989) 269-9593 ext 4005
Director of Food Services Michele Morell [email protected] (989) 269-9593 ext 4006
Athletic Director Mike Bogan [email protected] (989) 269-9593 ext 4015
High School Counseling Joel Brandel
[email protected]
(989) 269-9593 ext 4025
Bad Axe Board of Education
 POSITION NAME TERM ENDS
President James Hass December 31, 2026
Vice-President Nick Checkley December 31, 2022
Secretary Ken Guza December 31, 2026
Treasurer Denise McVey December 31, 2024
Trustee Maria Prescott November 3, 2022*
Trustee Kristen Rifenbark December 31, 2022
Trustee Briynne McCrea December 31, 2022
 

*Appointed- Full Term Ends December 31, 2024

 

2021 Board Meeting Dates

 
Hatchet Excellence Award
The Hatchet Excellence Award gives special recognition to an individual who goes "above and beyond" in support of our students and school programs.  Recipients are selected and recognized at a Board of Education meeting.
 
HATCHET EXCELLENCE AWARD RECIPIENTS
All District Staff Members Dedication and commitment to educating students during a global pandemic 2021
Mark Krug Board Member, President
Varsity Basketball Coach
2019
Mindy Breault MIVCA Volleyball Coaches Hall of Fame
Varsity Volleyball Coach
Teacher
2018
Lori Stone Junior High Office Secretary
Board Office Receptionist
Board Member
2017
Brian Wichert Board Member 2016
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Board Minutes & Agendas

 
The Superintendency
200 N. Barrie Road, Suite 100, Bad Axe, MI Phone: 989-269-9938 Fax: 989-269-2739