Principals yanked from 2 schools

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Clifton Hunt, principal of Oglesby Elementary in Auburn Gresham and Darreyl Young-Gibson, principal of Julian High School in Washington Heights were removed from their posts and, according to a district press release, will be reassigned to other administrative duties. Schools CEO Huberman cited shortfalls in student performance and safety concerns among the reasons for removing the two principals. Careda Taylor, chief of staff in the Office of High School Programs, was tapped as interim at Julian. Principal Rebecca Watson of Reed Elementary will take over at Oglesby. The announcement was made after 5 p.m. Friday, as spring break got under way.