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Grimesey to Retire as Superintendent

Grimesey to Retire as Superintendent
Superintendent Robert Grimesey, pictured at a Moore County Board of Education meeting in June. Ted Fitzgerald/The PilotMoore County Schools Superintendent Robert Grimesey will retire in January after more than seven years at the helm of the county’s public schools.

Moore County Schools announced his plans Friday afternoon in letters sent to the Board of Education and one to the staff. His final day will be Jan. 31.

"I turned 65 last June, and my mind and body remind me of that daily. With 20-plus years of uninterrupted service as a superintendent in two states, I am one of the two most experienced superintendents in North Carolina,” Grimesey said after Friday’s announcement.

“I am among a rapidly shrinking number of people in my profession who have served for over 38 years. The time has come for me to allow a younger person to provide the energetic and imaginative leadership that our Moore County Schools students and staff members deserve." Read more...
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