Rye Middle School Assistant Principal Joe DeRuvo is getting outof the rat race. His retirement was announced at the last BOE meeting:
Board of Education President Laura Slack announced, with sadness and deep gratitude for his service to the District, the retirement of Rye Middle School Assistant Principal Joe DeRuvo.
Mr.DeRuvo has been a valued member of Rye City Schools since 1969, when he was hired as a teacher at Osborn. In 1990 he moved to Rye Middle School, where he was appointed as a permanent assistant to the principal. Since then, his title changed to Dean of Students, and finally to Assistant Principal.
"Mr. DeRuvo is a beloved member of our District," Mrs. Slack stated. She highlighted his participation in various school plays and storytelling programs and noted that he has also served as the Middle School representative for the Rye Youth Council Board for 20 years. Last year, Mr. DeRuvo was honored by the Rye Youth Council at an Annual Benefit Gala, during which he was recognized for his many contributions to the children of Rye. On behalf of the Board and Central Administration, Mrs. Slack thanked Mr. DeRuvo for his many years of service, wishing him a happy, healthy retirement.