Assistant Principal

Ken Schmaltz

In a professional public school career of which I have been beyond blessed to have served in various administrative roles in three other districts - athletic director, assistant principal and principal - I am elated to be entrusted with the Assistant Principal role at St. Joseph Upton Middle School. Great things are in place at St. Joseph Public Schools and I consider myself blessed in having the opportunity of being an energetic & enthusiastic impact as well as a positive role model for the youths and future of St. Joe.


Ken Schmaltz
 Assistant Principal
 (269) 926-3409


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Internet Safety Tips for Middle School Kids
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Going Back to School
It's school time again! You're probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that summer is over. Some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: new teachers, new friends, and maybe even a new school. Luckily, these "new" worries only stick around for a little while. Let's find out more about going back to school.

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Preparing for Middle School
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