Monday, August 29, 2011
Avon High principal Kristina Dobos Buller had a busy night
Under the spotlight of a national television audience, Avon High School principal Kristina Dobos Buller had to do the administrative equivalent of herding cats. Just a few weeks after taking over as principal, Buller had the task of helping to make sure Thursday's season-opening football game against Avon Lake went smoothly. The game was a sellout, with an estimated crowd of 5,300. There was also the pressure to make sure no wacky hijinks ensued from the high-spirited Avon students with Fox Sports televising the game around the country. But everything went smoothly, the students behaved, the Eagles won, 38-7, and Buller could breathe a sigh of relief.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Buller replaces Dr. Chad Coffman, who resigned in July.
Kristina Dobos Buller reminds herself daily that her new job as principal at Avon High School is a marathon, not a sprint. "I want to do it all now," she said in her third week on the job since officially replacing Dr. Chad Coffman on August 1 after Coffman left to become principal at Parma High School. "Keeping my perspective is the most important thing," she said. The long days preparing for August 25, the first day of school, are keeping Buller on her toes. She said she's been working an average of 15 hours a day, both at the school and at home. With the change of a new administration comes lots of people with ideas, suggestions and concerns. Buller said that while it can be overwhelming, she knows there are good ideas that come from …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Dobos-Buller replaces Dr. Chad Coffman.
Updated at 7:21 a.m. Kristina Dobos Buller was unanimously approved as the new principal of Avon High School during Tuesday's Avon Board of Education meeting. "The opportunity to be a principal has been a dream of mine since I was in high school, so seeing this come to fruition has been awesome to say the least," Buller said Wednesday. "As an active member of the community, I feel I have a true pulse on its expectations and know the vision for AHS is to continue to evolve as a premier school in Ohio." Following Dr. Chad Coffman’s resignation earlier this month, Buller was the “go-to” candidate given that she had spent the last 13 years as the assistant principal of Avon High, Superintendent Jim Reitenbach said. “The Avon Local School …