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New Principal Selected For Middle School.

Simmelink said he is honored with this new role.


I am excited and honored to have the opportunity to return to McPherson and rejoin the Bullpup family.  McPherson Middle School is a school with rich traditions and great potential.  I look forward to being a part of its future successes.”


Brandon is a graduate of Bethany College.  Following his undergrad, Brandon obtained his Masters in School Leadership from Baker University.  Mr. Simmelink also has a wide range of educational experience, including eight years at Mayberry Middle Magnet School in Wichita where he served as a 6th and 7th grade social studies teacher.  He also was an assistant track coach, and a head cross-country coach.  Mr. Simmelink spent the next six years as the MMS assistant principal/AD.  This school year, Mr. Simmelink has served as the 5-8 building principal in USD 460, Hesston.