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Waterloo welcomes Dr. Norris as superintendent

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Waterloo is getting a new superintendent with Dr. Dewitt Jones is retiring at the end of the school year.

Thursday, the district held a ceremony to welcome its new superintendent, Dr. Gary Norris and his wife, Julie. Norris comes from Sarasota, Florida and said he wanted to come to Waterloo for the chance to better the district.

"I'm looking forward to partnering with the community to work at closing the achievement gap and increasing our graduation rate," said Dr. Norris. "I'm really excited about the prospect of working on engaging classrooms."

Dr. Norris officially starts as Waterloo superintendent July first.

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