From Our Files (Jan. 19, 2022)
January 19, 2022
January 20, 1972
It was learned Wednesday that the contract of Douglas Olds, school superintendent for four years, has not been renewed by the Board of Directors of District 55.
The decision, according to Olds and Walter Mulholland, board chairman, was made in closed executive session following the last regular board meeting Jan. 10, for discussion of staff hiring and salary.
Announcement was not to have been made immediately, both said. However, Olds said Wednesday that within two days after the closed session “people were coming up to me and asking about it.”
“It seemed to have be...