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Mr. Meiss Appointed Elementary Principal

On July 2, the Oriskany CSD Board of Education appointed Mr. Tom Meiss as principal of N.A. Walbran Elementary School, effective July 29, 2024. Mr. Meiss returns to the District where he previously served as a Physical Education Teacher and Coach for 17 years. He will replace Ms. Catherine Mucurio, who will become the District’s Director of Special Programs and Support Services.

Mr. Meiss currently serves as the Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics for the Whitesboro Central School District, a position he has held since 2022. During his previous time in Oriskany, Mr. Meiss was an elementary school Physical Education Teacher for five years before moving to the high school in the same role. Mr. Meiss served as Oriskany’s Athletic Director from 2010-2019 and was the head varsity baseball coach for 16 seasons, having led the team to seven Center State Conference titles, six Section III championships, 261 wins and an impressive .750 win percentage.

With a professional background in both teaching and administration, Mr. Meiss is well-suited to take on his new role as principal at N.A. Walbran Elementary School. Please join us in giving him a warm “welcome back!”