Alex Levine

The Garrison school board on July 11 approved the hiring of a new principal and guidance counselor.

Alex Levine will begin as principal for the K-8 school on Aug. 13, succeeding John Griffiths, who resigned after three years to become assistant superintendent of the Croton-Harmon district. A graduate of the Bank Street College of Education and Fordham, Levine was most recently assistant principal at Mahopac Middle School.

Krista DiDiego was hired as the school guidance counselor to succeed Mike Williams, who left after eight years to take a position at Scarsdale Middle School. DiDiego was the counselor at Growing Up Green Middle School in Queens.

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